Auction 169, Lot 289


"Port of Providence Rhode Island from a Trigonometrical Survey Under the Direction of A.D. Bache Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States...", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: Providence, Rhode Island

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: H.R. Doc. 108, 56th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Hand Color

15.4 x 19.2 inches
39.1 x 48.8 cm

This detailed chart extends from Starvegoat Island north to Providence and East Providence. Numerous soundings, shoals, oyster beds, and docks are depicted in good detail along with a "harbor line" drawn in red overprinting. Includes notations at right concerning tides, soundings, and more. First published in 1865 with triangulations by E. Blunt.


Condition: B+

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue to repair a few fold separations primarily at lower left. There is light toning along one fold.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $6

Closed on 9/12/2018