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Title
Map of the Central Park
Names
Sibeth, Otto (Cartographer)
Bogart, John (Engineer)
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895 (Architect)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (Architect)
New York (N.Y.), Department of Public Parks (Publisher)
Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) (Architect)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873 (Questionable)
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) Deptartment of Public Parks
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-520 [Filed with NY oversized maps]
Topics
Parks -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Trails -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Rivers -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Reservoirs -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Scale approximately 1:2,400 (W 73°59ʹ00ʺ--W 73°56ʹ50ʺ/N 40°48ʹ10ʺ--N 40°45ʹ50ʺ)
Content: Shows relief by spot heights.
Content: Oriented with north at right.
Content: Shows roads, trails, landscape, bridges, buildings and reservoirs.
Content: Includes text describing vegetation at bottom.
Citation/reference: See "Central Park, the plant list of 1873, prepared by Robert Demcker landscape architect" for detailed map index of park vegetation.
Statement of responsibility: "printed for the Department of Public Parks."
Statement of responsibility: "John Bogart, engineer, Otto Sibeth, topo. draughtsman."
Statement of responsibility: "F.L. Olmsted, Calvert Vaux, landscape architects."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 49 x 182 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 58758887
RLIN/OCLC: 58758887
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20584899
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 15.15.05
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.09.026
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0fb33650-c100-0132-c8e7-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1873: 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 Central Park" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4e6a6080-3569-0134-549e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Central Park" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4e6a6080-3569-0134-549e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1873). Map of the Central Park Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4e6a6080-3569-0134-549e-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the Central Park