Historic Map - New York City, NY - 1879 - Currier & Ives

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New York.

This reproduction panorama view map of New York City was drawn by Currier & Ives for Rogers, Peet & Co. in 1879. It shows a bird's-eye view from the harbor, showing Manhattan Island in its surroundings, with various points of interest. New York is shown four years before the Brooklyn Bridge was completed. Transportation in the city was good in 1879, with nearly all the elevated roads starting in the vicinity of the Battery and having frequent stops. The fare at the time was 10 cents, except between certain hours, both morning and evening, when it was five cents. Rogers, Peet & Co. was a large wholesale and retail men's and boys clothier located at 569-575 Broadway, opposite the Metropolitan Hotel.

This beautifully colored bird's-eye view map from Currier & Ives notes the location of Rogers, Peet & Co. It shows streets, buildings, shipping traffic.

Features numbered references to the following locations:

A-13 - The Battery and Castle Garden
B-12 - Bowling Green
C-10 - Trinity Church, (head Wall St.)
  D-9 - Western Union Telegraph Building
  E-8 - Post Office
E-11 - Sub-Treasury Building
  F-7 - City Hall
 G-6 - Rogers, Peet & Co.
H-11 - Custom House
   I-4 - Union Square
  J-3 - Madison Square
 K-5 - Cooper Union
  L-1 - Central Park
L-14 - Governor's Island
 M-2 - Grand Central Depot
 N-1 - Randall's Island
 O-1 - Ward's Island
 P-3 - Blackwell's Island


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  • Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
  • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
  • Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
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