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Distance map of the state of New York: containing all the towns in the state

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Title
Distance map of the state of New York: containing all the towns in the state
Names
T. & E.H. Ensign (Publisher)
Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent. (Author)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1845
Place: New York
Publisher: T. & E.H. Ensign
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 12-332
Topics
Roads -- New York (State) -- Distances, etc
Mountains -- New York (State) -- Altitudes
Rivers -- New York (State) -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Canals -- New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Administrative and political divisions
New York (N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Wall maps
Road maps
Notes
Content: Scale approximately 1:1,000,000 (W 80°--W 72°/N 45°--N 40°)
Content: Shows county boundaries.
Content: "The figures along the roads denote the distances from place to place."
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Prime meridian on map: Washington; longitude coordinates expressed here as measured from Greenwich.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1839 by Humphrey Phelps ..."
Content: Includes ill.
Content: Insets: Vicinity of the Falls of Niagara -- Heights of mountains in the state [diagram and table] -- City of New York -- Falls of Niagara, from the foot of the stairway, U.S. shore [illustration] -- Length of rivers in the state [diagram] -- Vicinity of New York -- Princicpal canals in the state [table].
Acquisition: Purchase; High Ridge Books; 2011/12/29; rvt.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 52 x 71 cm
Mounted on wooden rods
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890603839
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19474957
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6bbb8f50-fcb7-0132-1a9f-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

  • 1845: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Distance map of the state of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a1a3410-639f-0133-4756-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Distance map of the state of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a1a3410-639f-0133-4756-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1845). Distance map of the state of New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7a1a3410-639f-0133-4756-00505686a51c

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Distance map of the state of New York