A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England


A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England

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Title:
A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England : with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed ; shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings ; to which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans ; taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island
Creator:
Blaskowitz, Charles.
Creator:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
by Charles Blaskowitz ; engraved & printed for Wm. Faden.
Date:
1777
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Rhode Island--Narragansett Bay--Early works to 1800
Narragansett Bay (R.I.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Rhode Island--Defenses--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Rhode IslandBristol (county)Narragansett Bay
Publisher:
[London] : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden."
Includes text, "References to the batteries," and "A list of the principal farms in Rhode Island."
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Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 92 x 63 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:50,500]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009575
Barcode:
30000003867845
39999065674093
39999065674085
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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