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Plan of Boston and its vicinity: showing the drainage area of Stony Brook which empties into the Full Basin of the Back Bay

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Title
Plan of Boston and its vicinity: showing the drainage area of Stony Brook which empties into the Full Basin of the Back Bay
Names
Slade, James (Compiler)
Wightman, H. M. (Surveyor)
Meisel, A. (Augustus) (Lithographer)
Boston (Mass.). Back Bay Commissioners (Publisher)
J.E. Farwell & Co. (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850 (Questionable)
Place: Boston, Mass.?
Publisher: Back Bay Commissioners
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5263
Topics
Watersheds -- Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area
City planning -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Back Bay (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled and surveyed under the direction of the Back Bay Commissioners appointed by the city of Boston by James Slade, city engineer ; H.M. Wightman, surveyor.
Content: Shows township boundaries, streets, railroads, radial distance from City Hall.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Content: Covers portions of the adjacent territory to the cities of Boston and Roxbury and the town of Brookline.
Content: "Plan no. 2."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 71 x 56 cm, on sheet 81 x 64 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 961329654
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645090
Other local Identifier: US098.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a03943e0-925a-0134-d197-00505686a51c
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

  • 1850: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Boston and its vicinity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae1fca00-925a-0134-c202-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Boston and its vicinity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae1fca00-925a-0134-c202-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). Plan of Boston and its vicinity Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae1fca00-925a-0134-c202-00505686a51c

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Plan of Boston and its vicinity