"Middle Part of the Southern Coast of Long Island", U.S. Coast Survey
Subject: New York, Long Island
Period: 1857 (dated)
Color: Black & White
34.5 x 24.5 inches
87.6 x 62.2 cm
This extraordinary chart depicts much of the southern coast of Long Island from Moriches Bay to Napeague Harbor, including Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Southampton, Quogue, Bridgehampton and Amagansett. It extends as far north as Gardiner’s Island and Hog Neck. The interior is depicted in considerable detail with a wealth of practical information for the mariner in the sea. Two prospect views along the bottom illustrate the coast south of Speonk and the coast south of Shinnecock.
Issued folding and now backed with tissue with the left margin extended to accommodate framing.