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Title
Topographical map of the state of Rhode Island and Providence plantations
Names
Geological Survey (U.S.) (Creator)
Thompson, John Clifford, 1828 or 1829-1894 (Associated name)
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (Surveyor)
Geo. H. Walker & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Rhode Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5257
Topics
Roads -- Rhode Island
Plantations -- Rhode Island -- Providence (R.I.)
Rhode Island
Rhode Island -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the state.
Content: Shows counties, cities, towns, vegetation, roads, drainage, and other points of interest.
Content: Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation and topography by the U.S. Geological and the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Surveys. Surveyed 1885-1888."
Content: "For sale by J.C. Thompson under the direction of the Commission, 269 Westminster St., Providence, R.I."
Content: "Contour interval, 20 feet. Datum, mean sea level. Water contour, 20 feet depth."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map :color ;157 x 108 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 28249089
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646295
Folder number: US218.1.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 045d2950-da9e-0134-d0cc-0ff8e2f4dbe9
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of the state of Rhode Island and Providence plantations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11501a00-1ee5-0135-c32b-00e557e0d592

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of the state of Rhode Island and Providence plantations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11501a00-1ee5-0135-c32b-00e557e0d592

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). Topographical map of the state of Rhode Island and Providence plantations Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/11501a00-1ee5-0135-c32b-00e557e0d592

Wikipedia Citation

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Topographical map of the state of Rhode Island and Providence plantations