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Title
Sketch of The Narrows in Boston Harbor
Names
Foster, John G. (John Gray), 1823-1874 (Creator)
Meisel, A. (Augustus) (Lithographer)
Massachusetts. Board of Harbor Commissioners (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868 (Inferred)
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Massachusetts Board of Harbor Commissioners
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5281
Topics
Harbors -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Harbors
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Massachusetts -- Boston
Massachusetts -- Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared under the direction of B'v't Maj. Gen. J.G. Foster, lt. col. engrs., U.S.A.
Content: Shows main ship channel between Lovell's Island and George's Island and Gallop's Island.
Content: Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Content: Includes two ancillary maps: Tower Rock. [Scale 1:240] -- Corwin Rock. [Scale 1:240]; and profile view of The Narrows between the two rocks. [Scale 1:1200; vertical scale 1:120].
Date: "1867."
Citation/reference: From: Massachusetts Board of Harbor Commissioners' Annual report of the Board of Harbor Commissioners. 2nd (1868). p. 38.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 34 x 53 cm, on sheet 38 x 55 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 56059176
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645108
Other local Identifier: US099.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf44fb30-8f3a-0134-2d1d-00505686a51c
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

  • 1823: Creator Born
  • 1868: Issued
  • 1874: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch of The Narrows in Boston Harbor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2334c50-8f3a-0134-7b66-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch of The Narrows in Boston Harbor" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2334c50-8f3a-0134-7b66-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1868). Sketch of The Narrows in Boston Harbor Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2334c50-8f3a-0134-7b66-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Sketch of The Narrows in Boston Harbor