"New York", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Subject: New York City
Period: 1845 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
14.8 x 12 inches
37.6 x 30.5 cm
Detailed street plan extends to about 42nd Street. Includes Ellis and Governors Islands, part of Jersey City, Williamsburgh, and Brooklyn. Red coloring indicates the Harlem Railroad in Manhattan and the Long Island Railroad in Brooklyn. Locates 40 public buildings via legend keyed to map. Along the bottom are large and finely rendered views of Broadway from the Park and another of City Hall.
Detailed impression, delicate coloring in blue.