The colour of an old city : a map of Boston, decorative and historical


The colour of an old city

Item Information

Title:
The colour of an old city : a map of Boston, decorative and historical
Cartographer:
Olsen, Edwin
Cartographer:
Clark, Blake, 1900-
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Name on Item:
designed, drawn and coloured by Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark
Date:
1926
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Genre:
Pictorial maps
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--History--Maps
Public buildings--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps
Central business districts--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 map : color ; 58 x 82 cm, folded in envelope 28 x 35 cm
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co.
Scale:
Scale 1:6,000. 500 ft = 1 in.
Language:
English
Notes:
Pictorial birds-eye view of central Boston, Back Bay, the South End, part of Charlestown, East Boston and South Boston.
Issued folded in illustrated envelope with title: This is a section of the Map of Boston contained in this envelope ... and entitled "The colour of an old city."
Includes poem "What it's all about."
Illustrated border depicting landmarks.
Ancillary maps and illustration in the 4 corners: Old and new Boston -- Investment of Boston 1776 -- Bonner's map of 1722 -- Revere cut 1768.
Identifier:
06_01_018330
Call #:
G3764.B6A5 1926 .O47
Barcode:
39999065651307