Plan of Boston


Plan of Boston

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Boston
Description:
At the direction of the Boston City Council, city engineer James Slade produced this new map of the city. It was first published in 1861 and was reissued, with updates, every year from 1862 through 1870, with the exception of 1865. This detailed map depicts wards, fire districts, streets, railroads, wharves, and public buildings throughout Boston proper, as well as in the two insets covering East and South Boston. This first edition documents the beginning stages of the filling in of the eastern portion of Back Bay.
Creator:
Slade, James
Contributor:
Wightman, H. M.
Contributor:
Swett, C. A. (Cyrus A.)
Contributor:
Boston (Mass.). Engineering Dept
Name on Item:
prepared under the direction of ... Committee on Printing of 1860, by James Slade ; drawn by H.M. Wightman ; engraved by C.A. Swett
Date:
1861
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Private Collection
Collection (local):
Mapping Boston Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
Boston : Boston City Council]
Notes:
Includes insets: Plan of South Boston and Plan of East Boston.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 27 x 39 inches.
Scale:
Scale 1:6,000
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_001169
Barcode:
39999052508130
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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