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Title
Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company
Names
Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Brooklyn

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co. General Passenger Dept.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 19-19
Topics
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York
Railroads, Elevated -- New York (State) -- New York
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York
Ferries -- New York (State) -- New York
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 39 x 48 cm
Description
Railroad map of former city of Brooklyn and vicinity. Oriented with north to lower left of sheet. "Territory outside city blocks reduced in proportion so as to show lines to suburban villages and pleasure resorts."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087457200
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21752257
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): acb36580-c5aa-012f-ea57-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6d9c23e-37d0-7a21-e040-e00a180612a8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6d9c23e-37d0-7a21-e040-e00a180612a8

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6d9c23e-37d0-7a21-e040-e00a180612a8

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6d9c23e-37d0-7a21-e040-e00a180612a8 | title= (cartographic) Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, (1897) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=April 20, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Handy map of Brooklyn showing lines of Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company