Historic Map : U.S. Coast Survey Map or Chart of Boston Bay and Harbor - Historic Pictoric

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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
A rare 1877 coastal chart of Boston Bay, Boston Harbor, and environs. Covers the Massachusetts coastline from Cape Ann southward past Gloucester, Marblehead, Lynn, Boston and Cohasset to Green Harbor River. Offers astounding inland detail noting individual buildings, roads, communities, fields, and smaller waterways. There are three shore profile views: Boston Entrance, Minot's Ledge, and Cape Ann. In addition to inland details, this chart contains a wealth of practical information for the mariner from countless depth soundings, sailing instructions, tidal information, lighthouse locations, and notes on magnetic variance. Note this is not one of the more common coast charts issued with the annual Superintendent's Report but rather a rare independent issue chart printed on heavy stock and backed with linen. The triangulation for this chart was prepared by C. O. Boutelle and Capt. T. J. Cram. The topography by H. L. Whiting, G. B. Gluck, A. M Harrison and R.M Bache. The hydrography was accomplished by a team under the command of C. H. Davis, C H. Mc. Blair, C. R. P. Rodgers, W. G. Temple and H.S. Stellwagen. The entire production was supervised by Carlile Pollock Patterson, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States from 1874 to 1881.

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