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Title
California
Names
J.H. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: 172 William St., New York
Publisher: Published by J.H. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5453
Topics
Railroads -- California
Railroads
California
California -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 254, column 2, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 31 cm, on sheet 47 x 40 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 47200
Description
Shows counties, railroads, towns, natural features and historic exploration routes. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Inset: City of San Francisco. In upper right corner: No. 52. Ornamental border.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 38144035
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644260
Folder number: US036.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f01a3d70-0081-0136-34ce-139e43c8936f
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "California" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/01950130-0082-0136-0d16-4b33175e7a50

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "California" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/01950130-0082-0136-0d16-4b33175e7a50

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). California Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/01950130-0082-0136-0d16-4b33175e7a50

Wikipedia Citation

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California