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Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: Maps, Charts, & Plans - Checklist

George Washington Eldridge, ELDRIDGE’S MAP OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., 1892. 25 ½ x 37 inches Purchase 2013
George Washington Eldridge, ELDRIDGE’S MAP OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., 1892. 25 ½ x 37 inches Purchase 2013

Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: MAPS, CHARTS, & PLANS

November 3, 2015 – February 28, 2016

(All works are from the collection of the Boston Athenæum.)
 

W. J. Latimer, Soil Map, Dukes and Nantucket Counties Massachusetts, Baltimore, 1925, 53 x 22 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2015.

Johanne Gabriele Doppelmayr, Systema Solare et Planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundium elegantissimas Illustisimi quondam Hugenij deductions novissime collectum & exhibitum, Nuremburg, 1742, 19 x 22 inches, plus margins. Athenæum purchase in Memory of John F. Bok and in Honor of Joan T. Bok, with funds supplied by Frederick Goldstein, Proprietor, 2015.

J. H. Crowell & C. E. C. Breck, Plan of Cottage Lots at Tashmoo-West Chop, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Boston, 1888, 31 ½ x 26 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

Richard Blome, A New Mapp of America Septentrionale, London, 1682, 15 x 21 ¾ inches. Athenaeum Purchase, Bromfield Fund, 2013.

Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, Boston Bay, London, 1776, 30 x 41 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, Bromfield Fund, 2013.

Pieter Goos, Paskaarte om Achter Yrlandt om te Zeylen van Hitlant, Amsterdam, 1669, 17 3/8  x 21 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, Bromfield Fund, 2015.

John Cary, A Geographical Sketch of the Principal Mountains, London, 1817, 21 x 46 7/16 inches. Athenaeum purchase 2013.

Sir Thomas Hyde Page, A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775, London, 1793, 18 ½ x 22 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2013.

Rene Phelipeau, Carte generale des colonies Angloises: dans l’Amerique Septentrionale, Paris, 1778, 20 ½ x 30 inches. Athenæum purchase, Bromfield Fund, 2014.

Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, [Coast of Maine from Parkers Island to Alewife Cove], London, 1776, 29 ½ x 42 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2014.

Henry N. Crafts & H. M. Wightman, Plan of Boston, Corrected, Boston, 1867, 27 x 38 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2015.

John Lodge, A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America, London, Gentleman’s Magazine, 1755, 14 x 10 ¾ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2014.

Isaak Tirion, Nieuwe Kaart Van De Grootbritannische Volkplantingen in Noord America, Amsterdam, 1755, 14 x 17 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2014.

Richard William Seale, A Map of North America: with the European Settlements, London, 1745, 16 x 20 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2014.

Petrus Bertius & Melchior Tavernier, Carte de L’ Amerique Corrigee, et augmentee dessus toutes les aultres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius, Paris 1640, 14 ¾ x 19 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2014.

Johannes van Keulen, Pas-Kaart Vande Zee Kusten inde Boght van Niew Engleland, Amsterdam, 1695, 20 ¼ x 23 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2013.

George Washington Eldridge, Eldridge’s Map of Martha’s Vineyard, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, 1892, 25 ½ x 37 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2013.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin & Ernen Homann, Partie occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada, Nuremberg, 1755, 16 ¾ x 21 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2013.

United States Coast Survey, Edgartown Harbor founded upon a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A. D. Bache, Washington, DC, 1848, 17 ¼ x 14 1/8 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

United States Coast Survey, The Harbor of Hyannis from a Trigonometrical Survey under the direction of A. D. Bache, Washington, DC, 1850, 18 3/8 x 14 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

George W. Eldridge, Eldridge’s New Chart from Lynn to Halibut Point With the Harbors of Salem, Beverly, Marblehead, Manchester, Gloucester, & Rockport, Boston, 1872, 17 5/8 x 21 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

United States Coast & Geodetic Survey, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, Washington, DC, 1896, 34 ¾ x 43 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

John Arrowsmith, America, London, 1835, 23 ¼ x 18 ½ inches, Athenæum purchase, 2012.

Jonathan Carver, A New Map of the Province of Quebec, London, 1776, 19 ¼ x 26 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

George W. Eldridge, George W. Eldridge’s Chart C Vineyard Light-Ship to Chatham, Boston, 1908, 27 ¼ x 47 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2012.

Vincenzo Coronelli, Terre artiche/ descritte dal P. M. Coronelli M. C. cosmografo della Sereniss. Republica di Venetia, Venice, 1695. 18 x 23 ¾ inches. Athenæum purchase 2012

Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, The Coast of New England, London, 1781, 25 7/8 x 37 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2001.

W. R. Gardner, New and Improved View of the Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World, London, 1823, 14 ½ x 11 ½ inches, Athenæum purchase, 2011.

Joseph Bernard Chabert, Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland, Drawn from a Great Number of Hydrographical Surveys, Chiefly from those of Chabert, Cook and Fleurieu, London, 1775, 19 ¼ x 26 ¼ inches. Athenæum purchase with funds donated by Kai & Ann Juel in memory of Sarah Juel van Benten, 2010.

Gaylord Watson, Watson’s New Rail-Road and Distance Map of the United States and Canada: Compiled from the Latest Official Sources, New York, 1869, 36 ¾ x 50 1/8 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2008.

Philippe Buache, Carte des Nouvelles Decouvertes au Nord de la Mer Du Sud, Paris, 1752, 20 ½ x 29 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2007.

John Seller, A Chart of the North Part of America Describing the Sea Coast of Groenland, Dauies Streights, Baffins Bay, Hudsons Streights, Buttons Bay and James Bay, London, about 1673, 21 x 17 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2007.

John Foster, A Map of New England, Being the first that ever was here cut, Boston, 1826, 11 ¾ x 15 inches [lithographic facsimile by Pendleton of original of 1677]. Athenæum purchase, 2007.

John G. Hales, The County of Essex from Actual Survey, Boston, 1825, 24 ¾ x 26 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2007.

E. P. Dutton publ., New Map of the Vicinity of Boston, with the dates of settlement and Distance from the Capital, Boston, 1860, 15 ¾ x 15 ¾ inches. Athenæum purchase, 2005.

Sebastian Munster, Typus Cosmographicus Universalis, with border woodcuts by Hans Holbein, Basel, 1532, 15 x 23 inches. Athenæum purchase, 2004.

William Meacham Murrell, Map on Temperance, Pawtucket, R.I., (1846). 20 5/8 x 19 ½ inches. Athenæum purchase, Ayer Fund, 2015,

Robbin Ami Silverberg, Gilded Manhattan, Brooklyn, New York, 2014, 33 11/16 x 13 7/16 inches. Athenæum purchase, Jerrold Mitchell Fund, 2014.

Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr and Johann Baptist Homann, Globi Colestis in Tabulas Planas redacti, Nuremberg, 1742, 21 1/16 x 24 ¼ inches. Anonymous gift, 2015.

John Samuel Neele, Plan of Port of San Francisco, London, 1798, 18 ¼ x 11 9/16 inches. Anonymous gift, 2015.

L. Aubert, Plan de la baie de Monterey, Paris, 1797, 16 3/8 x 20 7/16 inches. Anonymous gift, 2015.

Robert Sayer and John Bennett, Chart of the Harbor of Boston with the Soundings, Sailing-Marks, and Other Directions, London, 1777, 21 3/8 x 35 ¼ inches, Athenaeum purchase, 2005.

Plan of Cape Cod Exhibiting the Route of Canal: With the General Outline of the Bays, J. H. Bufford lith., Boston, 1864, 12 ½ x 21 inches. Athenaeum purchase 2007.

J. G. Chase, Map of the Route of a proposed Ship Channel Across Cape Co., Boston, 1863, 11 ½ x 34 ¾ inches. Athenaeum purchase 2005.