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Title
The town of Boston: in New England
Names
Bonner, John, approximately 1643-1726 (Creator)
Dewing, Francis, active 1716-1722 (Engraver)
Smith, George Girdler, 1795-1878 (Publisher)
Price, William, active 1725-1769 (Creator)
Fuller, Stephen P. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1835
Place: Corner of Washington and Franklin Streets, Boston
Publisher: George G. Smith
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-739
Topics
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By Capt. John Bonner. aetatis suae 60. 1722. engraven and printed by Fra. Dewing.
Statement of responsibility: "Sold by Capt. John Bonner and Willm. Price against ye Town House where may be had all sorts of prints, mapps &c."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 2, page 5, column 3, row 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : 43 x 58 cm, sheet 47 x 62 cm
Description
Facsimile. Redrawn from a copy of State II (1725). "I have examined this plan and find it to be an exact copy of the original. Stephen P. Fuller, surveyor, Boston, July 2, 1835." "Engraved from a copy in the possession of Wm. Taylor Esq ... " Includes an index to points of interest and chronological lists of "Great Fires" and "Genll. small pox." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 76692113
RLIN/OCLC: 5444260
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21552705
Folder number: US096.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15554f70-26e1-0136-939e-013756cce7b8
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

  • 1643: Creator Born
  • 1726: Creator Died
  • 1835: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The town of Boston" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1835. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3e024930-26e1-0136-0036-3563157d1a79

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The town of Boston" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3e024930-26e1-0136-0036-3563157d1a79

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1835). The town of Boston Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3e024930-26e1-0136-0036-3563157d1a79

Wikipedia Citation

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The town of Boston