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Title
Map of the vicinity of Boston: Engraved for the Boston almanac 1849
Names
Boynton, George W., -1884 (Engraver)
Dickinson, Samuel N. (Samuel Nelson), 1801-1848 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849 (Inferred)
Place: Boston, Mass.?
Publisher: S.N. Dickinson
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-813
Topics
Roads -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region
Railroads -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region
Boston Aqueduct
Boston Region (Mass.)
Boston Region (Mass.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: engraved by G.W. Boynton.
Content: Covers area from Westford and Holliston to Beverly and Cohasset. Shows water and watercourses, railroads (named), common roads, town boundaries, the Boston (Cochituate) Aqueduct (opened Oct. 25, 1848), and populated places.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848 by S.N. Dickinson in the Office of the District Court of Massachusetts."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 23 x 29 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 962368952
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21114817
Other local Identifier: US097.5.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5a98810-8fff-0134-a6c0-00505686a51c
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

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the vicinity of Boston" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd99ce30-8fff-0134-fc4d-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the vicinity of Boston" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd99ce30-8fff-0134-fc4d-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Map of the vicinity of Boston Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd99ce30-8fff-0134-fc4d-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the vicinity of Boston