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Title
Map of the country thirty three miles around the city of New York
Names
Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901 (Cartographer)
Atwood, John M., approximately 1818- (Engraver)
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

New York City & Vicinity

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1847
Place: New York (No. 86 Cedar St.)
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 14-1391
Topics
Roads -- New York (State) -- New York Metropolitan Area
Counties -- New York (State) -- New York Metropolitan Area
Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York Metropolitan Area
Canals -- New York (State) -- New York Metropolitan Area
New York Metropolitan Area
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: drawn by G.W. Colton ; engraved by J.M. Atwood, N.Y.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
Content: Scale [1:205,920] . 1 in. = 3 1/4 mi. (W 74°36ʹ19ʺ--W 73°20ʹ57ʺ/N 41°10ʹ04ʺ--N 40°14ʹ18ʺ)
Acquisition: Purchase; High Ridge Books, 120 North St., South Deerfield, MA 01373; packing slip date 2014/04/18; zsvq.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : col. ; 51 cm in diameter, on sheet 75 x 65 cm
Backed with cloth, mounted on wooden moulding and dowel, and rolled
Description
Shows roads, counties, townships, railroads, canals, mills and factories, magnetic telegraph lines, and notable physical features; bullseye circles centering on New York with up to a 33 mile radius. Includes illustrations, explanations, and distances between points. Insets: City Hall Brooklyn -- City Hall New York.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 824991623
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20200238
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a040d50-fcbe-0132-7f70-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1827: Creator Born
  • 1847: Issued
  • 1901: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the country thirty three miles around the city of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1847. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f9cc060-639f-0133-b434-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the country thirty three miles around the city of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f9cc060-639f-0133-b434-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1847). Map of the country thirty three miles around the city of New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f9cc060-639f-0133-b434-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the country thirty three miles around the city of New York