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Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York

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Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York
Additional title: Georgetown and the city of Washington
Additional title: Map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York
Names
J.H. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Cartographer)
Lang & Laing Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: 172 Williams St., New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5628
Topics
Washington (D.C.)
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Middle Atlantic States
Virginia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: City map shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York."
Content: Includes illustrations of the Smithsonian institution, Capitol & Washington monument.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 2 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored; 33 x 36 cm or smaller, sheet 42 x 71 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 88694033
RLIN/OCLC: 228685392
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644435
Folder number: US049.2.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a0de900-bf20-0134-21b9-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b7083f0-bf20-0134-8ee4-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b7083f0-bf20-0134-8ee4-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b7083f0-bf20-0134-8ee4-00505686a51c

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Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington ... ; [and] Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York