Map Map of Niagara County, New York

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About this Item

Title

  • Map of Niagara County, New York

Names

  • Gifford, Franklin.
  • Geil, Samuel.
  • Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898.

Created / Published

  • Wilson, N.Y. : Franklin Gifford, publisher, 1852.

Headings

  • -  Landowners--New York (State)--Niagara County--Maps
  • -  Real property--New York (State)--Niagara County--Maps
  • -  Niagara County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
  • -  Niagara County (N.Y.)--Surveys--Maps
  • -  Lockport (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Lewiston (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Niagara Falls (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Wilson (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Niagara County
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Lockport
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Lewiston
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Niagara Falls
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Wilson

Genre

  • Cadastral maps

Notes

  • -  County map showing towns (townships), numbered town subsections, irregular landholdings, rural buildings, and householders' names.
  • -  Also indicates the vertical and horizontal numbering system of the township/range land subdivision system.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings.
  • -  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1852 by Robert P. Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
  • -  Hand colored to emphasize town boundaries, town territories, and Amerindian land reservations.
  • -  Mounted in western/eastern segments (sheets).
  • -  Originally printed on 4 sheets (now conjoined).
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing. missing small edge sections, sheets halved to enable folding.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 522
  • -  Includes "Description" (text), statistical tables, and 3 landscape illustrations
  • -  Street-map insets: Plan of Lockport -- Plan of the village of Lewiston, Niagara Co., N. York / by Sam'l Geil -- Plan of the village of Niagara-Falls, Niagara Co., New York / surveyed & drawn by Sam'l Geil -- Plan of the village of Wilson / drawn by Franklin Gifford, surveyor [with index of names[.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies

Medium

  • 1 map on 2 sheets : color, mounted on cloth backing ; 94 x 131 cm, sheets 101 x 73 cm, folded to 52 x 75 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3803.N5G46 1852 .G5
  • G3803.N5G46 1852 .G5 Copy 2 Also printed on 2 folding sheets (each halved); also hand colored much the same as Copy 1; sheet margins trimmed before mounting.

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593261

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Gifford, Franklin, Samuel Geil, and Robert Pearsall Smith. Map of Niagara County, New York. Wilson, N.Y.: Franklin Gifford, publisher, 1852. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593261/.

APA citation style:

Gifford, F., Geil, S. & Smith, R. P. (1852) Map of Niagara County, New York. Wilson, N.Y.: Franklin Gifford, publisher. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593261/.

MLA citation style:

Gifford, Franklin, Samuel Geil, and Robert Pearsall Smith. Map of Niagara County, New York. Wilson, N.Y.: Franklin Gifford, publisher, 1852. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593261/>.