"Monterey Harbor California", U.S. Coast Survey
Period: 1852 (dated)
Publication: Report of the Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey
Color: Black & White
11.6 x 13 inches
29.5 x 33 cm
Great coastal survey of Monterey Bay with a plan of the small town and fort. Extends to Point Pinos, now the location of Pacific Grove and part of the famous "17 Mile Drive". Small view of Pt. Pinos at bottom. The chart includes sailing directions, a simple compass rose and the Coast Survey Office seal.
Margin added at binding side and backed with light Japanese tissue. Later color added to border and view.