Maker: U.S. Coast Survey.
Hand colored antique chart of Monomoy Shoals in Chatham, Cape Cod, MA, by Bache, published in the U.S. Coast Survey Report Book from 1856. With great early landform detail of Chatham and Harwich, including buildings at Powder Hole, location of the Inn at Wreck Point, Salt Works at Mill Pond and the Mill Hill Wind Mill. This Cape Cod, Massachusetts Nautical Map shows the massive shoals off Monomoy that turned the Mayflower north toward Plymouth in 1620. It also shows Wychmere Harbor before it was connected to the ocean. Includes topographic details, sailing directions, water depths, tide information, locations of light houses, etc. Recent coloring. Very good antique condition. Original fold lines are visible and slightly toned. Some tiny spots. Tight margin on lower left. Measures approx. 24"h x 18"w
Item Number: MAS181