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Title
Phelp's new map of the city of Brooklyn and environs
Names
Phelps & Watson (Publisher)
Lang & Laing Lith. (Printer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Brooklyn

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: No.18 Beekman St., N.Y.
Publisher: Phelps & Watson
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-784
Topics
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 2, page 142, column 2, row 3
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 55 x 75 cm, sheet 69 x 90 cm
Description
Covers the city of Brooklyn north from 60th St. to Green Point and east to the Cemetery of the Evergreens. Minimally details portions of New Utrecht, Flatbush, and New Lots. Also covers Governor's Island and portions of southern Queens and Lower Manhattan. Shows wards, ferry lines, railroads, fire districts, and distances from City Hall (modernly known as Borough Hall). Includes decorative border, and radial distances from Brooklyn City Hall in 1/2 miles. Also includes population stats 1810 - 1860. Vignettes: [Fulton Ferry] -- The City Hall, N.Y. -- The City Hall, Brooklyn -- Brooklyn & New York -- Marine Hospital. Oriented with north at lower left corner.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433087456137
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21625261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92e299b0-c5aa-012f-6e45-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelp's new map of the city of Brooklyn and environs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c4a496a4-cd72-db6e-e040-e00a180645a7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelp's new map of the city of Brooklyn and environs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c4a496a4-cd72-db6e-e040-e00a180645a7

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Phelp's new map of the city of Brooklyn and environs Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c4a496a4-cd72-db6e-e040-e00a180645a7

Wikipedia Citation

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Phelp's new map of the city of Brooklyn and environs