Map New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York : from actual surveys.

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Title
New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York : from actual surveys.
Contributor Names
J.B. Beers & Co.
Created / Published
New York : Published by J.B. Beers & Co., 1886.
© 1886
Subject 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
-  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
-  Long Island City (New York, 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)--Long Island City (New York)
Genre
Maps
Notes
-  General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and the entire pre-1899 area of Queens County.
-  Also covers Nassau County which was formed from the eastern part of Queens County in 1899.
-  Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), numbered districts, roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street systems in urban areas.
-  Shows 1-mile radial distances from N.Y. City Hall (Manhattan).
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Partially hand-colored.
-  "Copyrighted 1886 J.B. Beers & Co."
-  Mounted in western/eastern segments (sheets).
-  LC copy imperfect: The 4 original sheets were conjoined to form a single sheet, later halved, mounted on cloth backing, halved again to enable sheet folding, trimmed at outer edges, original sheets brittle.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 512
-  Includes text, index of local areas, business directory, 12 local-area insets (including Long Island City--now part of Queens Borough), advertisements, and illustrations in some advertisements.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  2 copies
Medium
1 map on 2 sheets: color ; 125 x 138 cm, sheets 129 x 72 cm, folded to 64 x 72 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3804.N4:3B8 1886 .J2
G3804.N4:3B8 1886 .J2 Copy 2 Very brittle, sectioned to 6 sheets, not mounted on backing, fold-lined, torn, small sections missing at sheet edges, stain/soil marks on verso, original outer edges hemmed in stiff paper containing red strand at hem folds.
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3804n.la000512
Library of Congress Control Number
2013593269
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and the entire pre-1899 area of Queens County. Also covers Nassau County which was formed from the eastern part of Queens County in 1899. Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), numbered districts, roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street systems in urban areas. Shows 1-mile radial distances from N.Y. City Hall (Manhattan). Relief shown by hachures. Partially hand-colored. "Copyrighted 1886 J.B. Beers & Co." Mounted in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: The 4 original sheets were conjoined to form a single sheet, later halved, mounted on cloth backing, halved again to enable sheet folding, trimmed at outer edges, original sheets brittle. LC Land ownership maps, 512 Includes text, index of local areas, business directory, 12 local-area insets (including Long Island City--now part of Queens Borough), advertisements, and illustrations in some advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2013593269
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J.B. Beers & Co. New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys. New York: Published by J.B. Beers & Co., . ©, 1886. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593269/.

APA citation style:

J.B. Beers & Co. (1886) New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys. New York: Published by J.B. Beers & Co., . ©. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593269/.

MLA citation style:

J.B. Beers & Co. New map of Kings and Queens counties, New York: from actual surveys. New York: Published by J.B. Beers & Co., . ©, 1886. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593269/>.

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