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The harbor of New Bedford

Title
The harbor of New Bedford / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of Alexr. D. Bache, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by C.M. Eakin, assistant ; topography by H.L. Whiting, assistant ; hydrography under the direction of G.S. Blake, lieut. comg., U.S. Navy.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, issuing body.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States Coast Survey], [1870]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 16-5201Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
  • Eakin, C. M. (Constant M.)
  • Whiting, Henry L.
  • Blake, George S. (George Smith), 1803-1871
  • Mathiot, G.
  • Sherman & Smith, engraver.
Description
1 map; 42 x 34 cm, on sheet 61 x 48 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US094.2.01
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Maps.
  • Nautical charts.
Note
  • Shows bottom types, buoys, and lighthouses.
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and shading.
  • Includes notes, tide information, lighthouses and sailing directions.
  • Also includes 5 topographical views: Outward view from Butler's Flat buoy, Clark's L.H. open to westward of Round Hill -- Range of Fort Pt. and Fairhaven wharf from Butler's Flat -- Range for entering East Channel 6 1/2 f. -- View of the west entrance of New Bedford Harbor in 4 1/2 fathoms last of ebb. on a mid line between Sand Spit and Dumpling Light.
  • "Published in 1846."
  • "No. 350" -- top left margin.
  • "Electrotype copy no. 3 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." -- top right margin.
  • "Drawn by H.L. Whiting, assistant." -- lower left margin.
  • "Engraved by Sherman & Smith, New York"-- lower right margin.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-5201
OCLC
958826308
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, issuing body.
Title
The harbor of New Bedford / founded upon a trigonometrical survey under the direction of Alexr. D. Bache, superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by C.M. Eakin, assistant ; topography by H.L. Whiting, assistant ; hydrography under the direction of G.S. Blake, lieut. comg., U.S. Navy.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States Coast Survey], [1870]
Edition
Corrected to1870 [edition].
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:40,000 (W 70°58ʹ--W 70°48ʹ/N 41°42ʹ--N 41°30ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 789, column 3, no. 7
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 53966.
Source
US094.2.02
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867, surveyor.
Eakin, C. M. (Constant M.), surveyor.
Whiting, Henry L., draftsman.
Blake, George S. (George Smith), 1803-1871, surveyor.
Mathiot, G., electrotypist.
Sherman & Smith, engraver.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US094.2.01
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-5201
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