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Map showing the original topography of the site of the Central Park : with a diagram of the roads and walks now under construction, January 1859.

Title
Map showing the original topography of the site of the Central Park : with a diagram of the roads and walks now under construction, January 1859.
Author
Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm), cartographer.
Publication
[New York, N.Y.], [Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm)], 1859.

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CartographicUse in library Map Div. 15-505Schwarzman Building M1 - Map Division Desk Room 117

Details

Additional Authors
  • Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895.
  • Grant, W. H.
Description
1 map; 20 x 88 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Map oriented with north at right.
  • Shows relief by hachures.
  • Shows exisitng topography and proposed roads, trails and buildings in Central Park.
  • "Fred. Law Olmsted, architect in chief, Calvert Vaux, consulting architect."
Call Number
Map Div. 15-505 [Filed with Central Park by date]
OCLC
58758884
Author
Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm), cartographer.
Title
Map showing the original topography of the site of the Central Park : with a diagram of the roads and walks now under construction, January 1859.
Publisher
[New York, N.Y.], [Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm)], 1859.
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:4,800, 400 feet to the inch (W 73°59ʹ00ʺ--W 73°56ʹ50ʺ/N 40°48ʹ10ʺ--N 40°45ʹ50ʺ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Local Note
NYPL copy is a black and white photocopy facsimile.
Added Author
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895.
Grant, W. H.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 15-505 [Filed with Central Park by date]
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