New York Island and East Jersey : Unfinished


New York Island and East Jersey

Item Information

Title:
New York Island and East Jersey : Unfinished
Title (alt.):
Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island
Date:
[1770?–1779?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Collection (local):
Library of Congress Collection
Subjects:
New York (N.Y.)--Maps, Physical--Early works to 1800
Bergen County (N.J.)--Maps, Physical--Early works to 1800
New York (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Bergen County (N.J.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New JerseyBergen (county)
New YorkNew York
Notes (citation):
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1091
Notes:
Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection.
Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Relief shown by shading.
Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell Gate, east of the Harlem River to the Bronx River, and in New Jersey west to the Hackensack River. Without names or military information.
Note on verso: No. 6. Unfinished drawings. 50 sheets. (2) same as ten other with work on Jersey side and in Westchester County.
Extent:
1 manuscript map : hand color, 92 x 113 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:17,000
Language:
English
Identifier:
ar109100z
Catalog Record:
https://lccn.loc.gov/gm71002311
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