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[Views of the entrance to New York Harbour]

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[Views of the entrance to New York Harbour]

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Title:
[Views of the entrance to New York Harbour]
Alternative Titles:
View of the Highland of Neversunk, N.W. by W. four miles distant, with the light house, on Sandy hook, N.W
South shore of Long Island, ten leagues eastward of Sandy Hook, four miles distant
New York with the entrance of the North and East rivers
Light house on Sandy Hook, S.E. one mile
Narrows (between Red and Yellow Hook, on Long Island, & the east bluff of Staten Island) bearing S. by W
Name:
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. 1722-1824
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. 1722-1824
Published:
London : Publish'd ... by J.F.W. Des Barres, Esqr, Oct[obe]r 4, 1777
Physical Description:
5 views on 1 sheet ; 14 x 48 cm. or smaller, sheet 81 x 59 cm.
Subjects:
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.) > Pictorial works > Early works to 1800.
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Contents:
[1.] A view of the Highland of Neversunk, N.W. b[y] W. four miles distant, with the light house, on Sandy hook, N.W. -- [2.] The south shore of Long Island, ten leagues eastward of Sandy Hook, four miles distant -- [3.] New York with the entrance of the North and East rivers -- [4.] The light house on Sandy Hook, S.E. one mile -- [5.] The Narrows (between Red and Yellow Hook, on Long Island, & the east bluff of Staten Island) bearing S. b[y] W.
Format:
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Notes:
Five perspective views of the approaches to New York Harbor taken by J.F.W. Des Barres for the use of Royal Navy of Great Britain
Collective title supplied by cataloger
Includes note
From Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune
Avery Classics copy: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University
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