"Map of the State of New York Engraved for Prest. Dwight's Travels", Wright, William
Subject: New York
Period: 1823 (dated)
Publication: Travels in New England and New York
Color: Hand Color
11.8 x 11.5 inches
30 x 29.2 cm
Timothy Dwight was the president of Yale College in 1795. He took a leave of absence and began years of travel observing and documenting aspects of New England and New York. The map is finely engraved showing topography, hydrography, counties, roads, canals, cites and towns.
Remargined at binding side and backed with Japanese tissue repairing a 2" binding tear at right.