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Title
Map of the breach at the head of Presqu'ile Bay
Names
Brown, T. S. (Thompson Skinner), 1807-1855 (Surveyor)
Forster, Thomas, active 19th century (Surveyor)
Morell, Geo. Webb (Draftsman)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1835 (Inferred)
Place: Erie, Pa.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5192
Topics
Presque Isle Bay (Pa.)
Erie, Lake -- Presque Isle Bay (Pa.)
Genres
Maps
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Surveyed by Lieut. T.S. Brown, U.S. Engs. ; assisted by Thos. Forster Esquire ; drawn by Geo. Webb Morell, Lieut. U.S. Engs.
Date: "Erie, Pa. Oct. 1st 1835."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 59 x 69 cm, on sheet 65 x 78 cm
Description
Shows projected breakwater, proposed channel, and former line of shore "according to the map of Col. Anderson." Depths shown by soundings and bathymetric contours. Oriented with north to the lower left. Inset: Sketch of Presqu'ile Harbour. Scale approximately 1:67,500.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 28121274
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646230
Folder number: US207.2.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b56e7a0-6359-0135-51bd-639465bd446d
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1807: Creator Born
  • 1835: Issued
  • 1855: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the breach at the head of Presqu'ile Bay " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1835. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae5224f0-6359-0135-f197-0c18b719cc5a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the breach at the head of Presqu'ile Bay " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae5224f0-6359-0135-f197-0c18b719cc5a

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1835). Map of the breach at the head of Presqu'ile Bay Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae5224f0-6359-0135-f197-0c18b719cc5a

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the breach at the head of Presqu'ile Bay