Johnson’s New York and Brooklyn [ca. 1866]

Map No. NYC-1866.Fl

Covers the entirety of Manhattan also covers Randel’s Island, Ward’s Island, Blackwells Island, Ellis Island, Bedloes Island, and Governors Island as well as portions of the South Bronx, southern Queens, and eastern New Jersey. Covers Brooklyn north from approximately 46th St. to Green Point and east to the Cemetery of the Evergreens minimally details portions of Flatbush and New Lots. Shows wards, railroads, city car routes, and ferry lines. Extracted from unknown atlas. “Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1866 by A.J. Johnson in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.” Includes key, inset continuation map, and decorative border. Inset continuation map: New York north of Central Park. On verso: Text and ill. unrelated to main map. “40”–Upper right margin of recto. “41”–Lower right margin of recto. “41”–Upper left corner of verso. “42”–Lower left corner of verso.

55 × 39 cm
Johnson, A. J.,
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Johnson’s New York and Brooklyn; [ca. 1866], Map Collection, NYC-1866.Fl; Brooklyn Historical Society.
Scale [ca. 1:32,183]
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