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Title
G. Woolworth Colton's 500 miles around the city of Washington
Additional title: 500 miles around the city of Washington
Additional title: G. Woolwoth Colton's new county and railraod map of the country 500 miles around the city of Washington showing the seat of war in the East
Names
Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862
Place: 18 Beekman Street, New York
Publisher: G. Woolworth Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5631
Topics
Fortification
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Washington Metropolitan Area
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn engraved & published by G. Woolworth Colton
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: General map centered on Washington, D.C., with five concentric circles at intervals of 100 miles.
Content: Insets: [Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey], scale approximately 1:1,125,000 -- Vicinity of Ft. Monroe & Norfolk, scale approximately 1:299,000 -- Vicinities of Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah, scale approximately 1:1,300,000
Content: Includes a list of the "Principle Forts and Military Stations in the Atlantic States" and a table of "Population of the United States."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored; 73 x 52 cm, sheet 83 x 55 cm; designed to be folded to 17 x 10 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 965931488
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644438
Folder number: US049.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4e446060-bf24-0134-f24b-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1827: Creator Born
  • 1862: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1901: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "G. Woolworth Colton's 500 miles around the city of Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/581ee100-bf24-0134-cdc5-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "G. Woolworth Colton's 500 miles around the city of Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/581ee100-bf24-0134-cdc5-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). G. Woolworth Colton's 500 miles around the city of Washington Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/581ee100-bf24-0134-cdc5-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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G. Woolworth Colton's 500 miles around the city of Washington