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Map Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey

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Title

  • Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey

Names

  • Meyer, Ernest L.
  • Witzel, P.
  • Crane, W. T.
  • B. Westermann & Co.

Created / Published

  • Elizabeth, N.J. : Ernest L. Meyer, 1862.
  • N.Y. [New York City] : Lithographed & printed by Ferd. Meyer & Co.

Headings

  • -  Union County (N.J.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New Jersey--Union County--Maps
  • -  United States--New Jersey--Union County

Genre

  • Topographic maps

Notes

  • -  General-content map showing built-up areas, urban buildings, rural buildings with occupants' names, extant/planned streets, woods, orchards, and marshes.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Hand colored (watercolors) to emphasize township boundaries and territories.
  • -  "Orders for maps to be addressed to Ernest L. Meyer, City Surveyor, Elizabeth, N.J., or B. Westermann & Co., 440 Broadway, N.Y."
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Ernest L. Meyer & P. Witzel in the ... Southern District of New York."
  • -  Originally printed on 2 or 4 sheets (as wall map?) which may or may not correspond with the present fold lines.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, mounted on cloth backing, quartered to enable folding, missing small internal sections along fold lines, missing long strips of part of the illustrations along the lower and right-hand edges.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 467
  • -  Includes notes, statistical tables, embellished border containing illustrations of prominent buildings (identified), 2 bar scales, and 2 landscape "Views sketched from nature by W.T. Crane".
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map : color ; 76 x 132 cm, folded to 55 x 75 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3813.U5 1862 .M4

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012593682

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Meyer, Ernest L, P Witzel, W. T Crane, and B. Westermann & Co. Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey. [Elizabeth, N.J.: Ernest L. Meyer, . N.Y. New York City: Lithographed & printed by Ferd. Meyer & Co, 1862] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012593682/.

APA citation style:

Meyer, E. L., Witzel, P., Crane, W. T. & B. Westermann & Co. (1862) Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey. [Elizabeth, N.J.: Ernest L. Meyer, . N.Y. New York City: Lithographed & printed by Ferd. Meyer & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012593682/.

MLA citation style:

Meyer, Ernest L, et al. Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey. [Elizabeth, N.J.: Ernest L. Meyer, . N.Y. New York City: Lithographed & printed by Ferd. Meyer & Co, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012593682/>.