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General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898

Title
General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898 / designed and prepared by Louis A. Risse.
Author
Risse, Louis A.
Publication
New York : Board of Public Improvements, Topographical Bureau, 1900

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CartographicOversize Map Div.++++ (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the city of New York)Schwarzman Building M2 - Map Division Room 117
CartographicUse in library Map Div. 22-1766Schwarzman Building M1 - Map Division Desk Room 117
CartographicUse in library Map Div. (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)Schwarzman Building M2 - Map Division Desk Room 117

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Additional Authors
New York (N.Y.). Topographical Bureau.
Description
1 map : col.; 263 x 225 cm.
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown by contours. Depth shown by bathymetric contours.
  • "January 1st, 1900."
  • Includes views of city landmarks within decorative border as well as borough statistics of area and population.
  • Note mounted on map: The original of this map was exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900 and was awarded the grand prize by the International Jury of Class 29-Group VI (models, plans and public works).
Call Number
Map Div.++++ (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)
OCLC
40672155
Author
Risse, Louis A.
Title
General map of the city of New York, consisting of boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Richmond : consolidated into one municipality by act of the legislature of the state of New York (Chapter 378 of the laws of 1897) : showing in addition to the existing topographical and characteristic features of the city, a tentative and preliminary plan for a system of streets in those parts of the city consolidated under the above act of the legislature and which had no official street plan prior to 1898 / designed and prepared by Louis A. Risse.
Imprint
New York : Board of Public Improvements, Topographical Bureau, 1900 (N.Y. : Robert A. Welcke, photo-lith.)
Cartographic Data
Scale [1:21,600]. 1800 ft. to 1 in. (W 74̕16ʹ--W 73̕42ʹ/N 40̕55ʹ--N 40̕24ʹ).
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy 1: 2 maps on 7 sheets ; 101 x 124 cm., folded to 54 x 67 cm. in slip-case (Index map sheet 54 x 67 cm.)
NYPL Map Div. copy 2: 1 map on 12 sheets ; sheets 95 x 61 cm.
NYPL Map Div. copy 2 has obituary of Louis A. Risse mounted on verso.
NYPL Map Div. copy 3 is divided into 4 sheets, 94 x 72 cm or smaller
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New York (N.Y.). Topographical Bureau.
Research Call Number
Map Div.++++ (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)
Map Div. (New York City. 1900) (New York (City). Engineering Bureau. General map of the City of New York)
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