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[Cross-section profile and planimetric diagram illustrating the construction of a canal proposed for New Jersey] /

[Christopher Colles].

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Main Author: Colles, Christopher
Other Names: Wood, Samuel, | Everitt, Charles P., | Streeter, Thomas W.
Topics: Canals - New Jersey - Drawings. | Canals - New Jersey - Charts, diagrams, etc. | Canals - New Jersey - Design and construction - Pictorial works.
Genres: Technical drawings.
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Main Author: Colles, Christopher, 1738-1816.
In: Colles, Christopher, 1738-1816. Proposal of a design for the promotion of the interests of the United States of America. New-York : Printed for the author, by Samuel Wood, 1808 [plate 1]
Physical Description: 1 print : engraving ; image 13 x 19 cm, on sheet 16 x 22 cm., folded to 16 x 12 cm.
Notes: Title supplied by cataloger.
"Fig. 1" is a cross-section profile identifying "towing path" on each side of "canal", drawn at horizontal scale [ca. 1:122] and vertical scale [ca. 1:1,655]. "Fig. 2" is a planimetric diagram illustrating the wooden framework construction of the canal, drawn at scale [ca. 1:126].
Accompanying text on p. 17-18: Description of the intended mode of putting together the timber canal.
Other Names: Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844, printer.
Everitt, Charles P., 1873-1951, former owner. ICN
Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop), 1883-1965, former owner. ICN

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