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Preliminary map of the Commissioners of Washington Heights.

Title
Preliminary map of the Commissioners of Washington Heights.
Author
New York (N.Y.). Commissioners for Laying out Washington Heights, creator.
Publication
[New York, N.Y.], [1860]

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CartographicUse in libraryAvailableMap Div. 22-1725Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
CartographicUse in libraryAvailableMap Div. 22-1725Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map : hand colored; 101 x 263 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
Cadastral maps.
Note
  • Oriented with north at right.
  • Relief shown by contours and hachures.
  • Shows planned street grid as well as existing roads, buildings, landowners' names, property lines, bulkhead and pier lines in Manhattan north of 152nd St.
  • "Compiled from...the Harbor Commissioners Survey...the Coast Survey Planetable sheet...Randals Survey...reconnoissances [sic] made in 1860 by R. Rosa surveyor."
Call Number
Map Div. 22-1725
OCLC
1312334462
Author
New York (N.Y.). Commissioners for Laying out Washington Heights, creator.
Title
Preliminary map of the Commissioners of Washington Heights.
Publisher
[New York, N.Y.], [1860]
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:2,400; 200 feet to 1 inch (W 73°57ʹ18ʺ--W 73°54ʹ26ʺ/N 40°52ʹ51ʺ--N 40°49ʹ42ʺ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 94460.
NYPL copy 2 lacks topography lines and includes sectional division lines.
Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York City.
Added Author
Rosa, R., surveyor.
Randel, John, Jr., surveyor.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, surveyor.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 22-1725 [Filed as NYC by date]
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