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Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. United States Coast Survey, 1844

Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. / United States Coast Survey / 1844
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Full Title: Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. Founded upon a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler Superintendent of the Survey Of The Coast Of The United States. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt Assistants. The Hydrology ... Thomas R. Gedney ... Topography by C. Renard and T.A. Jenkins ... Published in 1844. Presented to The University of Vermont ... A.D. Bache Superintendent, Coast Survey.

Author: United States Coast Survey

Date: 1844

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Author: United States Coast Survey

Date: 1844

Short Title: Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs.

Publisher: Washington: U.S.

Type: Chart Map

Object Height cm: 165

Object Width cm: 162

Scale 1: 24,000

Note: 6 sheets; first engraved chart issued by the U.S. Coast Survey. Without color. Hassler's "Magnum Opus" was not completed until a year after his death. This huge chart is the first major production of the survey, begun by Hassler in response to critic's charges that he was not producing usable charts for navigators, and finished by Bache. A smaller single sheet version was issued in 1845.

Reference: Guthorn p18-19,71; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p271.

State / Province: New York

City: New York (N.Y.)

Full Title: Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. Founded upon a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler Superintendent of the Survey Of The Coast Of The United States. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt Assistants. The Hydrology ... Thomas R. Gedney ... Topography by C. Renard and T.A. Jenkins ... Published in 1844. Presented to The University of Vermont ... A.D. Bache Superintendent, Coast Survey.

List No: 2491.000

Series No: 1

Engraver or Printer: Ferguson, James ; Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862 ; Gedney, Thomas R. ; Renard, C. ; Jenkins, T.A.

Published In: Map of New-York Bay And Harbor And The Environs. Founded upon a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of F.R. Hassler Superintendent of the Survey Of The Coast Of The United States. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Edmund Blunt Assistants. The Hydrology ... Thomas R. Gedney ... Topography by C. Renard and T.A. Jenkins ... Published in 1844. Presented to The University of Vermont ... A.D. Bache Superintendent, Coast Survey.

Publication Author: United States Coast Survey

Publication Date: 1844

Publication Reference: Guthorn p18-19,71; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p271.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 2491.000

Publication Type: Chart Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 165

Publication Width cm: 162

Image No: 2491000

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