Original large-format 1842 blueback nautical chart of the Southeast coast between Bogue Inlet, North Carolina and St. Augustine, Florida, published by E. There are shoreline details, soundings in fathoms, bottom conditions, and two compass roses. The map labels the westerly limits of the Gulf Stream, and North is oriented to the right. Lighthouses are delineated with red spots.The overall image area measures a generous 66.8 x 95 cm [25½" x 37½"], and there are two large insets. Charleston Harbour, Reduced from the Original Survey of Major H. Made in 1824 and deposited in the Topographical Bureau at Washington. A Trigonometric Survey of the entrance of St.
Made in 1823 by Officers of the U. The chart is backed with a heavy blue paper, and the edges have neatly-stitched linen trim. There are scattered pencil notations and headings marked by a mariner sailing off the coast at various dates in the mid-1800s, adding a special note of interest.
Possibly different mariners, at different times? Please see the scans, which include a view of the reverse side, and feel free to ask any questions. Chart makers Edmund and George William Blunt compiled and published navigational books and nautical maps during the mid-19th century. Their office was located at 179 Water Street, "corner of Burling Slip, " New York City. The Blunts were among the earliest surveyors of the U.
Coast line, in many instances preceding the official surveys of the young government. Their blueback nautical charts are quite rare on the market.
It is an original , authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Original 1842 Blunt Blueback Nautical Chart CHARLESTON North Carolina to Florida" is in sale since Wednesday, February 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "new_world_maps" and is located in Lake Worth, Florida.
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