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Title
Map of Boston: from the latest surveys
Names
Sampson, Davenport & Co. (Publisher)
Copeland, Robert Morris, 1830-1874 (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Sampson, Davenport & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5297
Topics
Parks -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- Administrative and political divisions
East Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts -- Boston
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Shows wards, streets, cemeteries, parks and railroads.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Content: "Portions colored blue show improvements in streets and reservations for public grounds, proposed by Robert Morris Copeland ..."
Content: Inset: Plan of East Boston, 1872.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 67 x 90 cm, on sheet 74 x 106 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 18695650
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645124
Other local Identifier: US100.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8bc8af0-88ce-0134-eab9-00505686a51c
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

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be6859b0-88ce-0134-8494-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be6859b0-88ce-0134-8494-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). Map of Boston Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be6859b0-88ce-0134-8494-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Boston