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Title
Map of New York City and of Manhattan Island with the American defences in 1776
Names
Johnston, Henry Phelps, 1842-1923 (Creator)
Egloffstein, F. W., 1824-1885 (Draftsman)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Lithographer)
Long Island Historical Society (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Revolutionary War

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878 (Inferred)
Place: Brooklyn,N.Y.
Publisher: Long Island Historical Society
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-435
Topics
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- History
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
New York (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled by Henry P. Johnston ; F. von Egloffstein del.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north at upper right.
Source note: Extracted from: Johnston, Henry P., The campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn; Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society, 1878.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.7, page 42, column 1, row 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:25,344 (W 74°02ʹ51ʺ--W 73°54ʹ25ʺ/N 40°52ʹ56ʺ--N 40°40ʹ46ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 34 x 86 cm, sheet 40 x 93 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 62205
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51733774
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21472664
Folder number: US133.2
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e23c1090-d488-0135-63cd-0757e372d056
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1878: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New York City and of Manhattan Island with the American defences in 1776" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee2f1060-d488-0135-3577-67321a8090bc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New York City and of Manhattan Island with the American defences in 1776" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee2f1060-d488-0135-3577-67321a8090bc

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Map of New York City and of Manhattan Island with the American defences in 1776 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee2f1060-d488-0135-3577-67321a8090bc

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of New York City and of Manhattan Island with the American defences in 1776