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City & county map of New-York, Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters / by J.H. Colton, N.Y. ; engraved by D.G. Johnson, N. York.

Image ID: 434589

City & county map of New-York, Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters / by J.H. Colton, N.Y. ; engra... (1849)

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Image Title

:  City & county map of New-York, Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters / by J.H. Colton, N.Y. ; engraved by D.G. Johnson, N. York.

Creator(s)

: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893  -- Publisher
Johnson, David G., engraver -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1849

Item Physical Description

: 1 map in 3 sheets : hand col. ; 64 x 130 cm., sheets 71 x 47 and 71 x 45 cm.

Notes

: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845 by D.G. Johnson in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Note 2.) Includes abstract of the survey and census statistics of New York. Note 3.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 4.) NYPL copy has annotations in ink regarding Central Park and Jones Wood Park. Note 5.) Oriented with north toward the upper right. Note 6.) Relief shown by hachures and depths shown by soundings. Note 7.) Shows wards, parks, ferry lines, railroads, and selected buildings. Note 8.) Insets: Map of New York City from an actual survey by James Lyne, 1728 -- Philadelphia -- Boston -- Doctor Adrien Van der Dunk's view of Nieuw Amsterdam published in Amsterdam, 1656 -- North or Hudson River -- Vicinity of New York showing the principal roads, rail-roads & canals.

Standard Reference

: Haskell, D.C. Manhattan maps, 880

Source

: Maps of New York City and State / New York City / Manhattan

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 00-14508

Digital ID

: 434589

Record ID

: 253221

Digital Item Published

: 2-28-2005; updated 5-16-2012

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