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Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls: from actual surveys

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Title
Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls: from actual surveys
Names
Geil, Samuel (Publisher)
Delp, J. L. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Niagara River

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: No. 15 Minor St., Phila[delphi]a
Publisher: S. Geil & J.L. Delp
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6125
Topics
Real property -- Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.)
Landowners -- Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.)
Roads -- Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.)
Railroads -- Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.)
Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Illustrations
Niagara River Valley (N.Y. and Ont.)
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Samuel Geil.
Content: Shows roads, railroads, landowners, tract numbers, marshes, vegetation, towns, and settlements.
Content: Relief shown pictorially and by hachures.
Content: Includes historic notes and 13 vignettes:View from Point View, American side -- Horse Show Fall -- Rail road suspension bridge at Belle Vue -- Observatories Lundys Lane -- View from the Ferry, American side -- [untitled] -- Oliver T. Mackleins Chippewa Foundry, Stove Work, etc. -- Brock's monument -- View from Hogs Back -- The Brock Monument -- Lewiston suspension bridge -- View of the whirlpool from the Canada side -- View from Victoria Point, Canada side.
Content: Map within decorative border.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853 by Samuel Geil, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Statement of responsibility: "Author of maps of Niagara, Orleans, and Cayuga Counties, N.Y. &c."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 41 x 40 cm, on sheet 60 x 73 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 824457062
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645952
Other local Identifier: US177.3.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6613210-0b22-0134-e220-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16e1bb40-0b23-0134-e9b7-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16e1bb40-0b23-0134-e9b7-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16e1bb40-0b23-0134-e9b7-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the vicinity of Niagara Falls