New York Bay, Harbor. Dankworth F. & Knight J 1845

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Dankworth F. & Knight J

Short Title

New York Bay, Harbor.

Full Title

Map of NewYork Bay and Harbor and the environs. From 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 hydrography under the direction of Thomas R. Gedney, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. The topography by C. Renard, T.A. Jenkins & B.F. Sands, assists. Published in 1845. A.D. Bache, Superintendent. Topography engraved by S. Siebert & A. Rolle, views engraved by O.A. Lawson. Engraving supervised & views of the coast drawn by J. Farley. Hydrography engraved by F. Dankworth, lettering by F. Dankworth & J. Knight. Electrotype copy no. 5 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S. (with logo) U.S. Coast Survey Depot


Maps and charts of the United States Coast Survey. A.D. Bache, Superintendent. To July, 1854.


73 x 100 cm. approximately (28.74 x 39.37 in.)


Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures; depths by soundings. Includes 4 coastal views and notes. Covers Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, Jersey City, New York Bay, Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook, Newark Bay, South Oyster Bay, Hempstead Bay, Staten Island, etc. In upper margin "Presented under authority of an act of Congress of the United States of June 3d 1844 by direction of the Treasury Department, A.D. Bache Superintendent Coast Survey." Prime meridians: Greenwich and New York.


Guthorn, p. 72; P Maps, p. 543; P1269; U.S. Atlases L 167; David Rumsey Historical Map Collection List Number 2470.020

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