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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 ; drawn by H.L. Whiting, assistant ; engraved by Sherman & Smith, New York.
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
Publication
  • [Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. Coast Survey ], 1846.
  • New York : Sherman & Smith, 1846.

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 16-5203Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
  • Whiting, Henry L.
  • Sherman & Smith, engraver.
  • Ford Collection.
Description
1 map; 42 x 34 cm, on sheet 50 x 40 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US094.2.04
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Maps.
  • Nautical charts.
Note
  • Shows bottom types, buoys, and lighthouses.
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and shading.
  • Differs from other 1846 ed. in that it does not have text "Harbor map no." in upper left margin and does not have text in upper center margin.
  • Includes notes, tide information, sailing direction, and 5 coastal views: Outward view from Butler's Flat buoy, Clark's L.H. open to westward of Round Hill -- Range of Clark's pt. L.H. and house corner -- Range of Fort pt. and Fairhaven wharf from Buttler's Flat -- Range for entering East Channel 6 1/2 f. -- View of the west entrance of New Bedford Harbor...
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 16-5203
OCLC
181750548
Author
United States Coast Survey, creator, publisher.
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 ; drawn by H.L. Whiting, assistant ; engraved by Sherman & Smith, New York.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. Coast Survey ], 1846.
Manufacturer
New York : Sherman & Smith, 1846.
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. 6
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: map lacking a piece in the upper right corner.
Source
US094.2.04
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Whiting, Henry L., draftsman.
Sherman & Smith, engraver.
Ford Collection.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-5203
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