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Title A sand draught of New-York Harbour by Phillip Wells
Cartographer Wells, Phillip (fl.1680-1687); Brinley, George (1817-1875); Drapers' Company (London, England)
Document Type Map
Description Nautical chart compiled by Phillip Wells, active as a coastal surveyor in New England during the 1680s. Depths shown with soundings; relief shown pictorially.
Places New York, United States
Keywords British Colonialism, settlement, white settlement, trade
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 550 x 427 mm.

Pen-and-ink and watercolour (orange, green, brown, yellow, red); mounted on cloth.

Additional Information

Reproduced in English mapping of America, 1675-1715 ([New York]: Mercator Society; New York Public Library, 1986).

Scale c.1:519,000: 'A scale of [20] English miles' [= 71 mm].

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 55
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue