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Title
City of Chicago
Additional title: Chicago as it is, showing the Burnt District
Names
Watson, Gaylord (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1871 (Inferred)
Place: New York, N.Y.?
Publisher: Gaylord Watson
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5847
Topics
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Illinois -- Chicago
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by Gaylord Watson, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 533, column 2, no. 4
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 42 x 25 cm, on sheet 48 x 30 cm
Description
Shows ward boundaries, streets, railroads, and notable physical features. Includes population figures for 1850, 1860, and 1870. "N.B. The bright read shows the portion of the city that is burnt" -- bottom margin. At bottom margin: Chicago as it is, showing the Burnt District.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 864910920
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644654
Folder number: US065.4.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7936ea00-85d1-0135-0ed0-0efbf5e9847c
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

  • 1871: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Chicago" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1871. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83eab250-85d1-0135-4b6d-00f215a7e266

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Chicago" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83eab250-85d1-0135-4b6d-00f215a7e266

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1871). City of Chicago Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83eab250-85d1-0135-4b6d-00f215a7e266

Wikipedia Citation

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City of Chicago