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Title
Colton's road map of Long Island
Additional title: Road map of Long Island
Additional title: Long Island
Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Long Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5971
Topics
Roads -- New York (State) -- Long Island
Bicycle trails -- New York (State) -- Long Island (N.Y.)
Railroads -- New York (State) -- Long Island (N.Y.)
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Long Island (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Road maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., New York.
Content: Shows roads, railroads, cities and towns, and radial distances from New York City Hall.
Content: Also includes information about cycling "routes through Brooklyn"; "good cycling roads in red;" and covers Manhattan and portions of Staten Island, New Jersey, and the Bronx.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1889, by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian at Congress at Washington."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 37 x 159 cm, on sheet 40 x 168 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 942757153
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645798
Other local Identifier: US162.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d22ad170-c6ba-0133-9f97-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's road map of Long Island" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de5c02e0-c6ba-0133-c90f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's road map of Long Island" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de5c02e0-c6ba-0133-c90f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Colton's road map of Long Island Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/de5c02e0-c6ba-0133-c90f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Colton's road map of Long Island