Map Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York

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Title
Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York
Contributor Names
Walling, Henry Francis, 1825-1888.
W.E. & A.A. Baker.
H.F. Walling's Map Establishment.
Created / Published
New York : W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, 1859.
New York : Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment.
Subject Headings
-  Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Queens (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Nassau County (N.Y.)--Maps
-  Landowners--New York (State)--New York--Maps
-  Landowners--New York (State)--Kings County--Maps
-  Landowners--New York (State)--Queens County--Maps
-  Landowners--New York (State)--Nassau County--Maps
-  Cities and towns--New York (State)--Queens County--Maps
-  Cities and towns--New York (State)--Nassau County--Maps
-  Kings County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
-  Queens County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
-  Nassau County (N.Y.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
-  Astoria (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Jamaica (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Flushing (New York, N.Y.)--Maps
-  Hempstead (N.Y.)--Maps
-  United States--New York (State)--Brooklyn (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Queens (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Nassau County (N.Y.)
-  United States--New York (State)--New York
-  United States--New York (State)--Kings County
-  United States--New York (State)--Queens County
-  United States--New York (State)--Astoria (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Jamaica (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Flushing (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--Hempstead (N.Y.)
Genre
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
-  General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and Queens County before the detachment of its eastern portion in 1898 to form Nassau County.
-  Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street system in urban areas.
-  Hand colored to distinguish administrative areas of cities and towns (townships).
-  Prime meridian: City Hall, New York City.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in A.D. 1859 by H.F. Walling in the ... Southern District of New York."
-  Printed in northern/southern segments (sheets).
-  LC copy imperfect: The 8 original sheets were conjoined to form a single sheet (wall map), later halved, mounted on cloth backing, both sheets thirded to enable folding, brittle.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 505
-  Includes table of distances and local business directories.
-  Insets: Astoria (Newtown) -- Manhasset (N. Hempstead) -- Roslyn (North Hempstead) -- Mineola (N. Hempstead) -- East New York -- Fort Hamilton -- Flatbush -- Newtown -- Glen Cove (Oysterbay) -- Jamaica -- Ravenswood (Newtown) -- Far Rockaway (Hempstead) -- Whitestone (Flushing) -- Farmingdale (Oyster Bay) -- New Utrecht -- Norwich (Oyster Bay) -- Flushing -- Hicksville (Oyster Bay) -- Oysterbay -- Hempstead.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map on 2 sheets : color ; 144 x 149 cm, sheets 76 x 156 cm, folded to 52 x 76 cm and 53 x 76 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3804.N4:3B8 1859 .W3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gmd/g3804n.la000505
Library of Congress Control Number
2013593266
Online Format
image
Description
General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and Queens County before the detachment of its eastern portion in 1898 to form Nassau County. Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street system in urban areas. Hand colored to distinguish administrative areas of cities and towns (townships). Prime meridian: City Hall, New York City. "Entered according to Act of Congress in A.D. 1859 by H.F. Walling in the ... Southern District of New York." Printed in northern/southern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: The 8 original sheets were conjoined to form a single sheet (wall map), later halved, mounted on cloth backing, both sheets thirded to enable folding, brittle. LC Land ownership maps, 505 Includes table of distances and local business directories. Insets: Astoria (Newtown) -- Manhasset (N. Hempstead) -- Roslyn (North Hempstead) -- Mineola (N. Hempstead) -- East New York -- Fort Hamilton -- Flatbush -- Newtown -- Glen Cove (Oysterbay) -- Jamaica -- Ravenswood (Newtown) -- Far Rockaway (Hempstead) -- Whitestone (Flushing) -- Farmingdale (Oyster Bay) -- New Utrecht -- Norwich (Oyster Bay) -- Flushing -- Hicksville (Oyster Bay) -- Oysterbay -- Hempstead. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2013593266
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Walling, Henry Francis, W.E. & A.A. Baker, and H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment, 1859. Map. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013593266/.

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Walling, H. F., W.E. & A.A. Baker & H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. (1859) Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2013593266/.

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Walling, Henry Francis, W.E. & A.A. Baker, and H.F. Walling'S Map Establishment. Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York. New York: W.E. & A.A. Baker, publishers, . New York: Engraved, colored, printed & mounted at H.F. Walling's Map Establishment, 1859. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593266/>.