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Title
Plan of Boston: prepared under the direction of ... Committee on Printing of 1860
Names
Slade, James (Creator)
Wightman, H. M. (Draftsman)
Swett, C. A. (Cyrus A.) (Engraver)
Daniels, John H., 1828-1901 (Printer)
Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5271
Topics
Boston (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- Administrative and political divisions
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
East Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By James Slade, city engineer ; drawn by H.W. Wightman, engraved by C.A. Swett.
Content: Shows wards, roads, railroads, cemeteries, churches, and radial distances from City Hall.
Content: Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Content: Insets: 1. Plan of South Boston. [Scale approximately 1:12,000] -- 2. Plan of East Boston. [Scale approximately 1:12,000]
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 69 x 95 cm on sheet 76 x 105 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 961479086
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645099
Other local Identifier: US098.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1ff84d0-97c9-0134-e260-00505686a51c
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

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Boston" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdf46200-97c9-0134-a7ca-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of Boston" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdf46200-97c9-0134-a7ca-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Plan of Boston Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdf46200-97c9-0134-a7ca-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of Boston