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Title: Thimble Islands and Stony Creek, Conn.
Publisher: Eldridge, George W. Vineyard Haven, MA .
Notes: Remote-sensing image. Books of Habor Charts. Series name: "Geo. W. Eldridge's Harbor Chart." This map was scanned from a photographic copy in the Homer Babbidge Library's Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC). The scanned map is part of a digital research collection produced by MAGIC of the cartographic history of the State of Connecticut. These Harbor Charts were produced for the sailing trade, especially the yachtsman, "whether his boat be a '21-footer' or the largest steam yacht afloat". The two volumes cover: Vol. 1, New York to Boston and Vol. 2, Boston to Bar Harbor. A notice reads, "NOTICE: On April 1st of each year, Owners of Eldridge's Books of Harbor Charts sending 25 cents in stamps to Geo. W. Eldridge, Vineyard Haven, Mass. will be supplied with a printed set of corrections to be applied to the various charts to bring them up to the above date." These paste-ups may have been applied to the images of maps scanned here. Purpose: To provide access to the cartographic history of the State of Connecticut.