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Map Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York

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Title

  • Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York

Names

  • Walling, Henry Francis, 1825-1888.
  • W.E. & A.A. Baker.
  • H.F. Walling's Map Establishment.

Created / Published

  • New York : W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, 1859.
  • New York : Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment.

Headings

  • -  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Queens (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Nassau County (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New York (State)--New York--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New York (State)--Kings County--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New York (State)--Queens County--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New York (State)--Nassau County--Maps
  • -  Cities and towns--New York (State)--Queens County--Maps
  • -  Cities and towns--New York (State)--Nassau County--Maps
  • -  Kings County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
  • -  Queens County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
  • -  Nassau County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
  • -  Astoria (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Flushing (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  Hempstead (N.Y.)--Maps
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Brooklyn (New York)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Queens (New York)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Nassau County (N.Y.)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--New York
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Kings County
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Queens County
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Astoria (New York)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Jamaica (New York)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Flushing (New York)
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Hempstead (N.Y.)

Genre

  • Maps
  • Topographic maps

Notes

  • -  General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and Queens County before the detachment of its eastern portion in 1898 to form Nassau County.
  • -  Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street system in urban areas.
  • -  Hand colored to distinguish administrative areas of cities and towns (townships).
  • -  Prime meridian: City Hall, New York City.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in A.D. 1859 by H.F. Walling in the ... Southern District of New York."
  • -  Printed in northern/southern segments (sheets).
  • -  LC copy imperfect: The 8 original sheets were conjoined to form a single sheet (wall map), later halved, mounted on cloth backing, both sheets thirded to enable folding, brittle.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 505
  • -  Includes table of distances and local business directories.
  • -  Insets: Astoria (Newtown) -- Manhasset (N. Hempstead) -- Roslyn (North Hempstead) -- Mineola (N. Hempstead) -- East New York -- Fort Hamilton -- Flatbush -- Newtown -- Glen Cove (Oysterbay) -- Jamaica -- Ravenswood (Newtown) -- Far Rockaway (Hempstead) -- Whitestone (Flushing) -- Farmingdale (Oyster Bay) -- New Utrecht -- Norwich (Oyster Bay) -- Flushing -- Hicksville (Oyster Bay) -- Oysterbay -- Hempstead.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map on 2 sheets : color ; 144 x 149 cm, sheets 76 x 156 cm, folded to 52 x 76 cm and 53 x 76 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3804.N4:3B8 1859 .W3

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593266

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Walling, Henry Francis, W.E. & A.A. Baker, and H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment, 1859. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593266/.

APA citation style:

Walling, H. F., W.E. & A.A. Baker & H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. (1859) Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593266/.

MLA citation style:

Walling, Henry Francis, W.E. & A.A. Baker, and H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment, 1859. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593266/>.