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Title
Map of Boston for 1878: Published expressly for the Boston directory
Names
Sampson, Davenport & Co. (Publisher)
Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878 (Inferred)
Place: 155 Franklin St., Boston
Publisher: Sampson, Davenport & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5317
Topics
Boston (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.)
Massachusetts -- Boston
Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Shows wards, streets, railroads, ferries, parks, schools, churches, selected buildings and radial distances from City Hall.
Content: Covers also parts of adjacent towns and cities, including all of Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by Sampson, Davenport & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 81 x 67 cm, on sheet 87 x 71 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 55766588
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645144
Other local Identifier: US100.4.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 05bc8860-89a7-0134-2cf9-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston for 1878" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0ec11560-89a7-0134-59d9-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston for 1878" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0ec11560-89a7-0134-59d9-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Map of Boston for 1878 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0ec11560-89a7-0134-59d9-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Boston for 1878