Map City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters City and county map of New-York

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Title
City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters
Other Title
City and county map of New-York
Summary
City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Island.
Contributor Names
J.H. Colton & Co., cartographer, publisher.
Lyne, James, cartographer (expression)
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.
Created / Published
N.Y. [New York] : J.H. Colton & Co., [1857]
Subject Headings
-  New York (N.Y.)--Maps
-  New York (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
-  New York (N.Y.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
-  New York Metropolitan Area--Maps
-  New York Region--Maps
-  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Jersey City (N.J.)--Maps
-  Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps
-  Boston (Mass.)--Maps
-  Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps
-  Harbors--New York (State)--New York--Maps
-  United States--New York (State)--New York
-  United States--New York (State)--New York Region
-  United States--New York (State)--New York Metropolitian Area
-  United States--New York (State)--Brookyln (New York)
-  United States--New Jersey--Jersey City
-  United States--New York (State)--Williamsburg (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Hudson River Valley
-  United States--New Jersey--Hudson River Valley
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Massachusetts--Boston
Genre
Maps
Facsimiles
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by soundings.
-  Titie from map area (upper center); there in no title on the cover.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
-  Hand colored to emphasize shorelines, municipal boundaries, and ward extents.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Court for the South'n Dist. of New York."
-  Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined).
-  Sectioned to 18 panels to enable folding.
-  Ward maps of United States cities, no. 159.
-  Includes texts, 2 statistical tables (street dimensions and census data), indexes to points-of-interest for the inset maps, engraved low-angle view of early "Nieuw Amsterdam" (1656), and embellished border.
-  Insets: Map of New York City from an actual survey by James Lyne 1728 -- Philadelphia -- Boston -- Vicinity of New York showing the principal roads, rail-roads & canals, with distance of villas from the city -- North or Hudson River [valley from New York to Glens Falls].
-  The cover (on verso) is affixed as 2 separate panels.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : color, mounted on cloth backing ; 65 x 130 cm, folded in cover 26 x 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3804.N4 1857 .J2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3804n.fi000110l
Library of Congress Control Number
2015591060
Online Format
image
Description
City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Island.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015591060
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Chicago citation style:

J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer, Publisher, James Lyne, and Millard Fillmore. City & county map of New-York: Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters. [N.Y. New York: J.H. Colton & Co, 1857] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591060/.

APA citation style:

J.H. Colton & Co, C., Lyne, J. & Fillmore, M. (1857) City & county map of New-York: Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters. [N.Y. New York: J.H. Colton & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591060/.

MLA citation style:

J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer, Publisher, James Lyne, and Millard Fillmore. City & county map of New-York: Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters. [N.Y. New York: J.H. Colton & Co, 1857] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015591060/>.