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Title
Plan of the city of New York
Names
J. A. (Cartographer), active 1796-1808 (Cartographer)
Maverick, Peter, 1780-1831 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1796 (Questionable)
Place: New York
Publisher: T. and J. Swords?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 13-759
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: J.A., del. ; engrd. by P.R. Maverick.
Citation/reference: Haskell. Manhattan maps, 630
Citation/reference: Wheat & Brun. Maps and charts published in America before 1800, 391
Acquisition: Purchase; Donald A. Heald; invoice date 2011/02/25
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 38 x 55 cm
Description
According to dealer Donald A. Heald's notes, issued in 1796 to accompany first edition of David Longworth's The American almanack, New-York register, and city directory. Cartographer thought to be J. Anderson, artist of views of buildings, cited in Stokes Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909. Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards. Includes "References."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 44041838
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18892543
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f62e80f0-90bc-0135-aa3f-058a72d647cc
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

  • 1796: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1796. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68da22a0-90bd-0135-d0b0-6f7e7adcc92d

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68da22a0-90bd-0135-d0b0-6f7e7adcc92d

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1796). Plan of the city of New York Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68da22a0-90bd-0135-d0b0-6f7e7adcc92d

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of the city of New York