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A chart of the harbour of Rhode Island and Narraganset Bay

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Creator

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824

Date

1781

Name on Item

surveyed in pursuance of directions from the Lords of Trade to His Majesty's surveyor general for the northern district of North America.

Publisher

Published according to Act by J.F.W. Des Barres

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:51,000]

Language

English

Location

Boston Public Library

Collection (local)

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection

Subjects
  • Nautical charts--Rhode Island--Narragansett Bay--Early works to 1800
  • Narragansett Bay (R.I.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Bristol (county)
  • Narragansett Bay
  • North and Central America
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
Extent

1 chart : hand col. ; 105 x 72 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Plate number "14" engraved in small oval in the upper right corner of border.
  • From the author's Atlantic Neptune.

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