Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection

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[Four views of Boston Harbour]

HNS95C
Charts and maps

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Collection Charts and maps, Henry Newton Stevens Atlantic Neptune collection
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID HNS95C
Description Single sheet. Engraved. Contents Note: Boston, seen between Castle Williams and Governors Island, distant 4 miles, Appearance of the high lands of Agameticus, NE with Penscobet hills, to the eastwards, at 3 to 4 leagues offshore, Boston Bay, the lighthouse bearing NW b W distant one league, The entrance of Boston Harbor. Plate same as 95B. Other features: Printed on Whatman paper. Sepia. The sequence is probably A, C, B as traces of the boat removed from the bottom view can be seen more clearly in C than B, and B has scratches which are absent in C.
Date made 1777

Artist/Maker Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements Plate impression 54.5 x 79cm.
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