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Auction 145, Lot 121

"Plan of the Different Channels, Leading from Kingston to Lake Ontario; Surveyed by Josh. Bouchette. 1796", Faden, William

Subject: Lake Ontario

Period: 1815 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 8.6 inches
24.9 x 21.8 cm
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This small, detailed chart shows the northeastern tip of Lake Ontario where it joins the St. Lawrence River, between Kingston, Simcoe Island (Forest Island), and Wolfe Island (Grand Isle). The waters are filled with depth soundings, rocks, current arrows, and navigable paths. Surveyed by Joseph Bouchette and engraved by J. Walker.


Condition: B+

With "J. Whatman 1814" watermark and light offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/12/2013