New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys

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Title
New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys
Names
J.B. Beers & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

New York City & Vicinity

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Published by J.B. Beers & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5970
Topics
Landowners -- New York (State) -- New York
Landowners -- New York (State) -- Kings County
Landowners -- New York (State) -- Queens County
Landowners -- New York (State) -- Nassau County
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Nassau County (N.Y.)
Kings County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Queens County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Nassau County (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Long Island City (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State) -- Kings County
New York (State) -- Nassau County
New York (State) -- New York
New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn
New York (State) -- New York -- Long Island City
New York (State) -- New York -- Queens
New York (State) -- Queens County
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets: color ; 125 x 138 cm
Partially hand-colored
Designed to be folded to 64 x 72 cm
Description
General-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 Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2013593269
RLIN/OCLC: 878597731
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645797
Other local Identifier: US161.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79628d90-c6d2-0133-2804-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1886: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdd2db30-c6d2-0133-effe-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdd2db30-c6d2-0133-effe-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1886). New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdd2db30-c6d2-0133-effe-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York