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Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington: the capital of the United States of America

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Title
Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington: the capital of the United States of America
Additional title: Georgetown and the city of Washington
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Cartographer)
Lang & Laing Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855 (Inferred)
Place: 172 William St., New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5629
Topics
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Court of the U.S. for the So.n Dist. of New York."
Content: Extracted from sheet with two maps, the other entitled: Colton's map showing part of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania New Jersey, & New York.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 32 x 36 cm, sheet 39 x 40 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Includes vignettes: Smithsonian Institution -- The Capitol -- Washington Monument.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 187118560
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644436
Folder number: US049.2.07
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdfe9210-bf21-0134-8317-00505686a51c
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

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1855: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c8ab59f0-bf21-0134-28e4-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c8ab59f0-bf21-0134-28e4-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c8ab59f0-bf21-0134-28e4-00505686a51c

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Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington