[Four views of Boston Harbour]

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.

Object Details

Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet; Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet
Date made: 1777
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: Plate impression 54.5 x 79cm.
Parts: [Four views of Boston Harbour] (Chart)

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