New York City plan 1853 Hayward lithographed map urban political legislatureBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
This Map of the City of New York and Island of Manhattan as Laid Out by the Commissioners Appointed by the Legislature April 3rd, 1807 is Respectfully Dedicated to the Mayor,
(urban plans of mid-19th century- Official Legislature map of New York city- East River- political cartographics).
Issued 1853. Lithographed by G. Hayward.
Beautiful mid-19th century lithographed map. Extensive reference key lower right locating 87 specific buildings within the map.
Light to moderate uniform paper age toning, small blank paper loss at lower right edge nicely backed with matching paper, lower left edge slightly shaved with edge paper curl, all previously mentioned minor age issues easy to overlook or forgive visually.
Original fold lines as issued, remaining sound and clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example of an inherently fragile map
Sheet measures c. 19 7/8" x 22 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 18 3/4" x 22 5/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 2.