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Title
Map of the city of Brooklyn 1863
Names
Phelps, Humphrey, active 19th century (Creator)
Lang & Cooper (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Brooklyn

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-786
Topics
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by H. Phelps in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern district of New York."
Acquisition: Ford Collection
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 39 x 48 cm
Description
Covers Brooklyn south to Greenwood Cemetery, north to Green Point, and east to the Cemetery of the Evergreens. Also covers portions of Flatbush, southern Queens and Lower Manhattan. Shows wards, ferry lines, and distances from City Hall (modernly known as Borough Hall). Oriented with north to the lower left.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087456277
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21637725
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93c54660-c5aa-012f-9a99-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1863: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the city of Brooklyn 1863" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4906206-1d1d-ee2f-e040-e00a18061f3a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the city of Brooklyn 1863" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4906206-1d1d-ee2f-e040-e00a18061f3a

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1863). Map of the city of Brooklyn 1863 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c4906206-1d1d-ee2f-e040-e00a18061f3a

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the city of Brooklyn 1863