1823 Morse Map of New York State w/ New York City and Vicinity

NewYorkState-morse-1823
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1823 Morse Map of New York State w/ New York City and Vicinity

NewYorkState-morse-1823


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Title


New York.
  1823 (undated)    8.75 x 10.5 in (22.225 x 26.67 cm)

Description


This 1823 Sidney Morse map of New York State has an interesting inset of 'City of New York and Vicinity,' with shading showing that Manhattan had not developed beyond it's southern quarter. State border hand colored withrelief shown by hachures. For those interested in the history of cartography, the map is also interesting in that it shows longtidue measured from both Washington DC and Greenwich. Long Island extends beyond the eastern border of the map. Drawn by Sidney E. Morse (1794-1871) and engraved by the New Haven firm of N. & S.S. Jocelyn.

Source


Morse, S., An Atlas of the United States, on an improved plan; consisting of ten maps, with a complete index to each, and a general map of the whole country. (New Haven) 1823.    

Condition


Very good.

References


Rumsey 4869.004.