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Title
Edsalls' New York City guide map
Names
D.A. Edsall & Co. (Publisher)
Servoss, R. D. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Place: New York
Publisher: D.A. Edsall & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-677
Topics
New York Metropolitan Area
New York (N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Local transit -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Street-railroads -- New York (State) -- New York (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Scale approximately 1:18,102. (W 74°02ʹ28ʺ--W 73°57ʹ12ʺ/N 40°46ʹ50ʺ--N 40°39ʹ53ʺ)
Content: Oriented with north to the upper left of sheet.
Content: Covers Manhattan to 72nd Street and part of Brooklyn. Shows theaters, churches, some stores, hotels and buildings. Also shows piers, ferry lines, and 1-mile radial distances from City Hall. Includes lists of places of amusement, hotels, car and stage routes, steam lines.
Content: "Continuation of Edsall's New York City Guide Map, showing the City above 72nd Street," area map, text and illustrations on verso.
Statement of responsibility: "Published by D.A. Edsall : Van Kleeck, Clark & Co., sole agents, 233 Broadway, New-York"
Date: Copyright date: 1878
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : colored ; 68 x 48 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087663930
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20537748
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 91367270-f092-0130-ab61-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Edsalls' New York City guide map" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99c19090-f3a2-0130-74bf-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Edsalls' New York City guide map" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99c19090-f3a2-0130-74bf-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). Edsalls' New York City guide map Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/99c19090-f3a2-0130-74bf-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Edsalls' New York City guide map