"[Lot of 2] Potomac River (in Four Sheets) Sheet No. I from Entrance to Piney Point... [and] Potomac River (in Four Sheets) Sheet No. 3 from Lower Cedar Point to Indian Head...", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
Subject: Eastern Virginia
Period: 1877-82 (dated)
Color: Black & White
29.6 x 22.9 inches
75.2 x 58.2 cm
This lot contains two of four sheets that chart the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance at the Chesapeake Bay. The charts feature a wealth of information and indicate soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Originally issued by the Coast Survey in 1862-1868.
Dark impressions with light offsetting.