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New York Island and East Jersey : Unfinished

Metadata

Date

[1770?–1779?]

Scale

Scale ca. 1:17,000

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • New York (N.Y.)--Maps, Physical--Early works to 1800
  • Bergen County (N.J.)--Maps, Physical--Early works to 1800
  • New York (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Bergen County (N.J.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Bergen (county)
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color, 92 x 113 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection.
  • Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th St. to about the Van Cortlandt Manor house, above King's bridge. 1777-1780.
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • Shows detailed topography of Manhattan Island north of Hell Gate, east of the Harlem River to the Bronx River, and in New Jersey west to the Hackensack River. Without names or military information.
  • Note on verso: No. 6. Unfinished drawings. 50 sheets. (2) same as ten other with work on Jersey side and in Westchester County.