A chart of the Harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks and other directions


A chart of the Harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks and other directions

Item Information

Title:
A chart of the Harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks and other directions
Description:
One of the last of the 18th-century nautical surveys of Boston Harbor, this chart contains many aids to navigation, including soundings, sailing marks, and other directions. The atlas from which it is taken was first published in 1775 by London publishers Robert Sayer and John Bennett. The atlas was later expanded by their assistants and successors Robert Laurie and James Whittle to include this and other charts. It was one of the three successful marine atlases published in England to replace the obsolete The English Pilot.
Contributor:
Robert Laurie and James Whittle
Date:
[1800]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Private Collection
Collection (local):
Mapping Boston Collection
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Massachusetts--Boston Harbor
Boston Harbor (Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsBoston Harbor
Publisher:
London : R. Laurie & J. Whittle
Notes:
Depth shown by soundings.
Relief shown by hachures.
Includes depictions of fortifications and settlements.
Appears in The North American Pilot. London. 1800.
Extent:
1 chart ; 53 x 87 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_001207
Barcode:
39999052508585
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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