Map of the city of Boston and its environs


Map of the city of Boston and its environs

Item Information

Title:
Map of the city of Boston and its environs
Description:
Although no battles were fought in Boston, many people in the greater Boston area were heavily involved in war-related activities. The accompanying map portrays Boston and its neighboring communities at the end of the war. With a population of approximately 180,000, Boston proper was the largest city in New England, and the fifth largest in the United States.
Creator:
Walling, Henry Francis, 1825-1888
Creator:
Worley & Bracher
Name on Item:
executed under the direction of H.F. Walling ; engd. by Worley & Bracher.
Date:
1866
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
New York : Baker & Tilden
Notes:
Exhibited: "Torn in Two: The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2011.
Relief shown by hachures.
Cocentric rings show distance from Boston.
"Longitude from State House."
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1866 by Baker & Tilden, in the clerks office of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts."
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 157 x 158 cm., sheets 52 x 79 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:31,680.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_000890
Call #:
G3764.B6 1866 .W35
Barcode:
39999058989102
Terms of Use:
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