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Title
A chart of Delaware Bay and River : from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia 1776
Creator
Fisher, Joshua, 1707-1783, cartographer
Contributor
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1779-07
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "Shows the river from Cape James to Philadelphia." From an original map drawn by Joshua Fisher in 1776 and later reprinted in the Gentleman's Magazine July 1779 (see RLIN NYPGR4442650-M). Oriented with north to the right. MS note: 91 (on backing) Note calling attention to verso note. Relief: no. Graphic Scale: Miles, English & Nautical. Projection: Plane. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note (hidden) Gent. Mag. July 1779. 91.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map 19 x 24 cm., sheet 23 x 28 cm.
Identifier
093:091 S
428816
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/71
Language
English
Subject
Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1776
Place
North America United States Delaware Bay Delaware River
W76°
W75°/ N40°10'
N38°30'
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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