Block Island Great Salt Pond Harbor Rhode Island 1901 Eldridge coastal surveyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Great Salt Pond Harbor West Side of Block Island R.I. & Block Island Harbor, Dr. Basin, East Side of Block Island R.I.
(North America, United States, New England, Rhode Island, Block Island, Great Salt Pond Harbor, Block Island Harbor, Coastal Charts, Navigation).
Issued 1901, Vineyard Haven & Boston, Massachusetts by George W. Eldridge.
Highly detailed early 20th century lithographed coastal survey of this New England location.
Large oversize format on heavy paper stock, small dashes of original hand color for buoys.
The reference key includes locating life saving stations, sailing lines and best anchorages. Shoals and sounding depths impart a unique visual quality.
Map remains worthy of display, signs of age and handling which are often seen on these nautical charts since many seem to have been used on or around water.
Sheet Measures c. 16 1/4" H x 20 1/4" W.
Printed Area Measures c. 14" H x 19" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.