PLAN OF SANDY HOOK 28. Miles from New York


PLAN OF SANDY HOOK 28. Miles from New York

Item Information

Title:
PLAN OF SANDY HOOK 28. Miles from New York
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Name on Item:
Surveyed April 15.th 1757. Shewing the best Channel for Sailing to New York, with it's Banks and Depths of Water.
Date:
1757
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Sandy Hook (N.J.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
New JerseyMonmouth (county)Sandy Hook (cape)
Notes:
Shows sounding depths.
Relief shown pictorially.
Title at lower right with a "Scale of 1000. Feet to an Inch".
Illustrated with a decorative compass rose and four sailing vessels.
Titled "A drawn Plan of Sandy Hook, twenty-eight Miles from New York, surveyed April 15th, 1757" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled 'A "plan of Sandy Hook, 28 miles from New York, surveyed April 15th, 1757: shewing the best channel for sailing to New York, with its banks and depths of water;" drawn on a scale of 1000 feet to an inch: 2 f. 4 in. x 1 f. 8 in.' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 72 x 52 cm
Scale:
Scale approximatley 1:12,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987668
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