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Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres and the Atlantic Neptune

John Clarence Webster

Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres and the Atlantic Neptune

by John Clarence Webster

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Published by Royal Society of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Des Barres, Joseph F. W. -- 1722-1824.,
  • Nautical charts -- Atlantic coast (North America) -- To 1800.,
  • Cartography -- Maritime Provinces,
  • Cartographers -- England -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAtlantic Neptune
    Statementby John Clarence Webster.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesProceedings and transactions of the Royal Society of Canada -- ser. 3, v. 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA368 .W34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 21-40 ;
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15573467M

    The mapping of the Atlantic coast and coastal areas was the work of hundreds of people, ranging from the surveyors and their teams to the military and the imperial authorities, but two names will forever be associated with the Neptune: those of surveyors Joseph Fredrick Wallet Des Barres ( ) and Samuel Holland (). Creator: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), Publisher: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), Date Produced: Date Published: Dimensions: x 76 cm. Printing Process: Etching Printing Technique: Copper Material Type: Paper Notes: Note lower left: "Publishd as the Act directs, Septr.

    : HistoricalFindings Photo: Camp,Naked Sand Hills,Isle of Sable,Nova Scotia,Camping,June 1,,Des Barres: Home & Kitchen. Sable Island Names Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) () (Publisher) Collection. Atlases, gazetteers, guidebooks and other books. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F. W. Des Barres, under the directions of the Right Honble. the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

    Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet des () Map. Title: Plan of Fort Montgomery and Fort Clinton. From the Atlantic Neptune. Engraved and tinted map showing the Hudson River by Anthony's Nose with the Americans' chains across the river. Plate no. (The map mistakenly calls the mountain "St. Anthony's Nose."). Download Image of [Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, . London:


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Title The Atlantic Neptune, Contributor Names Des Barres, Joseph F. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), Created / Published. The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, L.C.

Copy no. 19, with items. Vols. 1 and 2 dated ; v. 3, without general t.p., has. Recapitulation of a Statement Submitted by Lieutenant Colonel Desbarres. for Consideration. Respecting His Services, from the Yearto the Present Time in the Capacity of an Officer and Engineer During the War of de Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres et d'autres livres, articles d'art et de collection similaires disponibles sur Rare Book G P5.D4 Creator Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres Name Charts Date Dimensions 34 x x 4" Place North American coast - Newfoundland to New York Related Resources.

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Price New from Used from Unbound, January 1, "Please retry" — — Author: Joseph Frederick Wallet DES BARRES. DesBarres, Joseph Frederick Wallet Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres, military engineer, surveyor, governor of Cape Breton and of PEI (b Montbéliard, France, Apr or May ; d at Halifax 27 Oct ).

At about the age of 23 he immigrated to Britain and attended the Royal Military College, Woolwich. London: Sea chart. Engraving. Image measures x Beautiful rare nautical chart of Port Campbell, SE Nova Scotia. This is the first state and shows settlements and shoals in outline only.

Includes the yet named Shelburne Harbour and Roseneath Island now McNutt Island. Includes description of the shoreline and tides. Map is datedjust before the Loyalists came and Book Edition: First.

[Webster's The Life of Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (Shediac, N.B.: Privately printed, ).] 5 The Atlantic Neptune was to eventually come out in print beginning in It was a very elaborate publication, a work of great technical accuracy and artistry containing 78 plates depicting maps adorned with acquatints of the then familiar.

Category:Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres. Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres Atlantic Neptune‎ ( F) Media in category "Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres" The following 23 files are in this category, out of 23 total.

Boston RoadToDorchester × ; y of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain. The Atlantic Neptune Holland’s finished surveys were sent back to England, where in Des Barres assumed responsibility for their publication.

Given the unsettled times, the demand for charts was enormous, and Des Barres’ operation quickly grew to fill two townhouses and employ 20 assistants in compiling, drafting and correcting the charts.

The Barre Publishing edition of The Atlantic Neptune Author: Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, Esq. Title: The Atlantic Neptune, Published for the Use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain Published: Barre (Mass.), Description: 2 portfolios of 4 (all published).

DesBarres, Joseph Frederick Wallet, (baptized Joseph-Frédéric Vallet Des Barres), army officer, military engineer, surveyor, colonizer, and colonial administrator; born Novembereither in Basel, Switzerland, or in Paris, eldest of three children of Joseph-Leonard Vallet Des Barres and Anne-Catherine Cuvier; with Mary Cannon he had six children and with Martha Williams eleven; died   After Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres A View of the Town and Harbour of Halifax from Dartmouth Shore handcoloured aquatint, published in Des Barres’ Atlantic Neptune, vol.

II [London, ] approx. 17 ¾ x 21 ¾in. Revisiting The Atlantic Neptune. By Alan Morantz. December 5, Largely the work of Swiss-born military engineer Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres, with crucial contributions from fellow surveyor Samuel Holland, the atlas was the first from the New World to be based on scientific surveys tied to the Greenwich meridian.

As academic. : Chart of Massachusetts Bay.]: This scarce Des Barres chart of the coast of Massachusetts Bay has been expertly restored. The leaf plating process has been used to restore limited areas of the map which had disintegrated over time.

The in-filled areas are the two lower corners (generally less than 3" from the margins) and an inch or less of both side margins. The Sea Coast of Nova Scotia surveyed by Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres Esq. [London: The Admiralty] maps datedgive collations for complete sets of the Atlantic Neptune which mix up the Nova Scotia charts with various views and profiles.

In this example the story of this most impressive survey of the North American. DESBARRES, JOSEPH FREDERICK WALSH or WALLET (–), military engineer, born inwas descended from a Huguenot family, which fled to England on the revocation of the edict of Nantes. He was educated at Basle under the Bernouillis, and subsequently entered the Royal Military College at Woolwich.

Joseph-Frederick Wallet DesBarres. DesBarres, Joseph Frederic Wallet (), lieutenant-governor of Cape Breton (), and of Prince Edward island (), was born inof Huguenot descent.

He was educated at Basel, Switzerland, and at. Among widely used chart books of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were the English Pilot (), of which the Athenæum owns several copies, including a unique copy of the edition, and the Atlantic Neptune by J.

F. W. Des Barres. There are also atlases by Visscher, de Ram, Allard, Blaeu, and de Bry here, as well as extensive.L.C. copy no. 18, with 63 items. --Charts dated to --Consists of charts and views of the Nova Scotia series and of the combined St.

Lawrence-New York sections. --The engr. general t.p. of v. 1 is the original issue, dated The general title to the 2d volume is omitted. Sectional title pages to the St. Lawrence and New York sections are dated --Vol.

1 has a printed table.Des Barres was the compiler and publisher of The Atlantic Neptune and was himself responsible for a survey of Nova Scotia, others also played vital roles. The most important by far was Samuel Holland, a Dutch-born surveyor and engineer who entered British service during the .