General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond: consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898

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General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond: consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898
Names
Risse, Louis A. (Cartographer)
New York (N.Y.). Topographical Bureau (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Board of Public Improvements, Topographical Bureau
Place: N.Y.
Publisher: Robert A. Welcke, photo-lith.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)
Topics
New York (N.Y.)
Streets -- New York (State) -- New York -- Planning
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: designed and prepared by Louis A. Risse
Content: Relief shown by contours. Depth shown by bathymetric contours.
Date: "January 1st, 1900."
Content: Includes views of city landmarks within decorative border as well as borough statistics of area and population.
Biographical/historical: Note mounted on map: The original of this map was exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900 and was awarded the grand prize by the International Jury of Class 29-Group VI (models, plans and public works).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : col. ; 263 x 225 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087658427
Barcode: 33433068102957
Barcode: 33433068102965
Barcode: 33433068102973
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13985724
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0480e120-f39c-0130-096f-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf849a90-f3b0-0130-ac48-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf849a90-f3b0-0130-ac48-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bf849a90-f3b0-0130-ac48-58d385a7b928

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General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond