View of Hell Gate By W. A. Williams 1777

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Parent Map: A New and Correct Chart of the Coast of New England and New York with the adjacent parts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, from Cape Sable to the entrance of Hudsons or Northriver by Captain Holland. London. Published by Laurie & Whittle, Fleet Street, as

Title: View of Hell Gate By W. A. Williams 1777

Creator: Williams, W. A.*

Publisher: Laurie & Whittle,

Publishing Location:

Region Depicted: Long Island (N.Y.) · New York (N.Y.) · Hell Gate (New York, N.Y.)

Date Produced: 1777

Date Published: 1794

Language: English

Subjects: Maps--Early works to 1800 · Laurie & Whittle · Long Island (N.Y.) · New York (N.Y.) · Hell Gate (New York, N.Y.) · Rivers · Islands · East River (N.Y.) · Views · Geography--Pictorial works

See Also: Plan of Hell Gate

Map Type: Views

Dimensions: Map Inset

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: View of Hell Gate in the East River, New York. The view shows two sail boats navigating the channel, and the adjacent shores with buildings and countryside. A key to labeled parts of the view is included with the inset below.

Physical Description: Map inset

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867