New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys
NamesJ.B. Beers & Co. (Publisher)
Maps of New York City and State
New York City
New York City & Vicinity
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1886Place: New York, N.Y.Publisher: Published by J.B. Beers & Co.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-5970
TopicsLandowners -- New York (State) -- New YorkLandowners -- New York (State) -- Kings CountyLandowners -- New York (State) -- Queens CountyLandowners -- New York (State) -- Nassau CountyBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Queens (New York, N.Y.)Nassau County (N.Y.)Kings County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisionsQueens County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisionsNassau County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisionsLong Island City (New York, N.Y.)New York (State) -- Kings CountyNew York (State) -- Nassau CountyNew York (State) -- New YorkNew York (State) -- New York -- BrooklynNew York (State) -- New York -- Long Island CityNew York (State) -- New York -- QueensNew York (State) -- Queens County
NotesStatement of responsibility: "Copyrighted 1886 J.B. Beers & Co."Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale 1:39,600. 200 rods to 1 inch (W 74°05ʹ--W 73°25ʹ/N 40°55ʹ--N 40°33ʹ.Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 583, column 2, row 5.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map on 2 sheets: color ; 125 x 138 cmPartially hand-coloredDesigned to be folded to 64 x 72 cm
DescriptionGeneral-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and the entire pre-1899 area of Queens County. Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), numbered districts, roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street systems in urban areas. Shows 1-mile radial distances from N.Y. City Hall (Manhattan). Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Nassau County which was formed from the eastern part of Queens County in 1899. Includes text, index of local areas, business directory, 12 local-area insets (including Long Island City--now part of Queens Borough), advertisements, and illustrations in some advertisements.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersLibrary of Congress Control Number: 2013593269RLIN/OCLC: 878597731NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645797Other local Identifier: US161.4.01Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79628d90-c6d2-0133-2804-00505686a51c
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