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Title
Map of the business and central portions of Chicago
Additional title: Map showing railroads entering Chicago, also city limits and the parks
Names
Blanchard, Rufus, 1821-1904 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: 171 Randolph St., [Chicago, Ill.]
Publisher: Rufus Blanchard
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5860
Topics
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois -- Chicago
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 534, column 3, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 88 x 58 cm, on sheet 90 x 60 cm
Description
Shows streets, railroads, parks, canals, and public buildings. Covers West Division Street to 31st Street and Robey Street to the lake. Scale shown by quarter section squares. Includes street index, railroads and depots index, and population table 1837-1887; and inset: Map showing railroads entering Chicago, also city limits and the parks.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 869461418
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644667
Folder number: US067.1.07
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00068ac0-85e6-0135-2316-55e89b72a6ac
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the business and central portions of Chicago" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ceae870-9b13-0135-bd17-2f602dc4b335

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the business and central portions of Chicago" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ceae870-9b13-0135-bd17-2f602dc4b335

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1890). Map of the business and central portions of Chicago Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6ceae870-9b13-0135-bd17-2f602dc4b335

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the business and central portions of Chicago