NOAA History Banner
gold bar divider
home - takes you to index page
about the site
contacts
noaa - takes you to the noaa home page
search this site
white divider
arrow Art and Poetry
arrow Art Gallery







.





banner - historic cgs art

The art of the Coast Surveyors reflected their work and their lives. Sometimes the art was official views of the coast, signals built for geodesy and hydrography, and even engineering drawings of precision instruments. Sometimes the art captured the work of observing, camping, and packing, or the beautiful little ships of the Coast Survey underway, sometimes anchored, or sometimes posed such that the whole side view of a vessel would be shown in a line drawing. Sometimes the art was just for the sake of art and capturing a beautiful scene that otherwise would be lost forever.

To view more of these works, visit NOAA's Photo Library, Historical C&GS Collection and Sailing for Science Collection.

ship illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
ship work illustration
ship illustration
ship illustration
illustration of men working on shore
camp site illustration
camp illustration
illustration of early surveying work




Publication of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NOAA Central Library.

Last Updated: June 8, 2006 9:24 AM

Privacy Policy | Disclaimer