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Title
New York city map.
Names
Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Manhattan

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1857
Place: New York
Publisher: H. Phelps
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 14-1469
Topics
New York (N.Y.)--Maps
Jersey City (N.J.) -- Maps
Hoboken (N.J.) -- Maps
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps
Fire protection districts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Maps
Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York -- Maps
Ferries -- New York (State) -- New York -- Maps
Piers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Scale [ca. 1:19,500] (W 74°04ʹ--W 73°55ʹ/N 40°49ʹ--N 40°41ʹ).
Oriented with north to the right.
Covers Manhattan below 132nd Street, Brooklyn north of Union Street and west of Fifth or Union Avenues, and part of western Queens, all in New York (N.Y.); also covers Jersey City and Hoboken in New Jersey.
Shows wards, fire districts, railroads, and piers.
Includes street indexes for Manhattan and Brooklyn; also a key to ward boundaries.
"Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by Humphrey Phelps ..."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : col. ; 38 x 66 cm, on sheet 43 x 74 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087458810
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20474053
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57f90200-ed72-0130-bd74-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1857: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New York city map." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d712f0a0-f3a1-0130-f212-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New York city map." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d712f0a0-f3a1-0130-f212-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). New York city map. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d712f0a0-f3a1-0130-f212-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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New York city map.