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Map Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York

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Title

  • Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York

Names

  • Richmond, Van Rensselaer, 1814?- cartographer.
  • Perkins, George R. (George Roberts), 1812-1876, cartographer.
  • New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor, publisher.

Created / Published

  • [Albany, N.Y.] : State Engineer and Surveyor, 1861.
  • Albany, N.Y. : Lith of Weed, Parsons & Co.

Headings

  • -  Railroads--New York (State)--Maps
  • -  Canals--New York (State)--Maps
  • -  United States--New York (State)

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Covers New York State and parts of adjacent states/provinces.
  • -  Also shows canals.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  LC Railroad maps, 265
  • -  Hand colored in red to emphasize railroads in service/abuilding/proposed and in blue to emphasize state lines.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Sectioned to 20 panels to enable folding, mounted on cloth backing, hemmed at edges with pink fabric.
  • -  Signed in ink script at upper right: Millard Fillmore 1861; and on verso on cloth backing: No. 107. Millard Fillmore. May 15, 1861.
  • -  Paper label with inked script attached to verso: New York rail roads 1861. No. 107.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map : color ; 58 x 73 cm, folded to 22 x 13 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3801.P3 1861 .R5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015591070

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Richmond, Van Rensselaer, 1814?- Cartographer, George R Perkins, and Publisher New York . State Engineer And Surveyor. Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York. [Albany, N.Y.: State Engineer and Surveyor, . Albany, N.Y.: Lith of Weed, Parsons & Co, 1861] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591070/.

APA citation style:

Richmond, V. R., Perkins, G. R. & New York . State Engineer And Surveyor, P. (1861) Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York. [Albany, N.Y.: State Engineer and Surveyor, . Albany, N.Y.: Lith of Weed, Parsons & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591070/.

MLA citation style:

Richmond, Van Rensselaer, 1814?- Cartographer, George R Perkins, and Publisher New York . State Engineer And Surveyor. Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York. [Albany, N.Y.: State Engineer and Surveyor, . Albany, N.Y.: Lith of Weed, Parsons & Co, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015591070/>.