Collection of broadside real estate maps announcing auctions of lots in early 19th century New York City

Collection Data

Description
Broadside real estate maps announcing auctions conducted by James Bleecker & Sons, Franklin & Jenkins, and others of lots in early 19th century New York City. Organized in groups by neighborhood: Financial district; Greenwich Village, East Village, including New York University; West Village; SoHo & Tribeca; Lower East Side. Within neighborhood groups, arranged by sequence number assigned by dealer. Maps show lots; some show existing buildings and names of property owners. Some maps announce auctions for property comprising estates of named decedents, such as Henry A. Coster and W.W. Gilbert. Some maps include names of "masters in chancery" who assisted in the property auctions. Lithography by Miller & Co., P. Desobry's Lithy., Mesier's Lith., and others.
Names
Coster, Henry A., 1758 or 1759-1820 (Associated name)
Desobry, Prosper, -1843 (Lithographer)
Gilbert, William W., 1746-1832 (Associated name)
Mesier's Lith. (Lithographer)
Miller & Co. (Lithographer)
James Bleecker & Sons (Associated name)
Franklin & Jenkins (Associated name)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832 - 1837
Place: New York
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-625
Topics
East Village (New York, N.Y.)
Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Lower Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
SoHo (New York, N.Y.)
TriBeCa (New York, N.Y.)
United States -- New York (State) -- New York
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
West Village (New York, N.Y.)
Landowners -- New York (State) -- New York
Real property -- New York (State) -- New York
Real propery auctions -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Cadastral maps
Maps
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger. Varying titles supplied by dealer.
Physical Description
Extent: 70 maps on 67 sheets : some hand colored ; 56 x 130 cm, or smaller
Some NYPL Map Div. copies include manuscript notations on recto or verso
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20963258
MSS Unit ID: 24271
Archives collections id: archives_collections_24271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9d5c1f0-35bb-0136-44ca-06121bd98efa
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