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SOLD New York city and the Adjacent cities

Code: 76395    

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  • Date: 1862.
  • Condition: AA.
  • Colour: Original.
  • Size: 25 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches.

JOHNSON and WARD 19th Century MAP of New York City. This map is a steel plate engraving, dating around 1862. In very good condition with a small spot of foxing up near top left corner.

Details include Governors Island, US Cobb Deck, Navy Yard, Washington Park, US Naval Hospital/Pittson Coal Co/Blackwell's Island/Central Park with the Cricket Gorund, the Botanical Gardens and the Parade Ground, Manhattan Square, Bloomigdale Square, Madison Sq, Tompkins Sq, the Park, The Battery & Castle Garden.

Alvin Jewitt Johnson was one of the most prolific map producers of the 19th century. He was an astute businessman who recognized the need for high-quality American maps during the mid century period of growth and expansion. The ornate borders were derived from contemporary Mitchell and European maps.
SOLD New York city and the Adjacent cities