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Title
Center of New York, first city of the world
Names
J.N. Matthews Co. (Publisher)
Matthews-Northrup Works (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903
Place: New York
Publisher: J.N. Matthews Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-403
Topics
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York
Local transit -- New York (State) -- New York
Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Oriented with north to the upper left.
Content: Covers Manhattan south of 140th Street.
Content: Shows railways, streets, ferries, piers, ticket offices and radial distances from Grand Central Station.
Content: Includes index to hotels, clubs and theaters.
Content: Text on verso.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 39 x 21 cm ; designed to be folded to 26 x 11 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087658617
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20882783
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04cd20b0-f39c-0130-40f9-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1903: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Center of New York, first city of the world" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/551c5140-f3b2-0130-382a-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Center of New York, first city of the world" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/551c5140-f3b2-0130-382a-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1903). Center of New York, first city of the world Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/551c5140-f3b2-0130-382a-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Center of New York, first city of the world