1854 (1813) Valentine, Grimm Large Old, Antique Map of New York City in 1742

Cartographer :D T Valentine

  • Title : A Plan of the City and Environs of New York as they were in the Years 1742 - 1743 and 1744. Drawn by D... G...in the 76th year of his age who had at this time a perfect & correct recollection of every part of the same
  • Ref #:  35102
  • Size: 23 1/2in x 18 1/2in (600mm x 470mm)
  • Date : 1854 (1813)
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This hand coloured original, antique highly detailed map* of New York City in the 1740's by David Grimm in 1813, was engraved by George Hayward in 1854 - dated in title - and was presented to the New York Historical Society edition of D. T. Valentine's Manual in 1854.

The map features a reference chart of governmental, religious and public buildings, as well as as rivers, farms and wells. Also includes ships sailing in the north and East river. The top of the map are illustrations of religious houses and building and at the bottom of the map is a illustration of Fort George.
Illustration of this map can be found at the New York City Library. 
http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2af29660-0f61-0132-6b5f-58d385a7b928 (Ref: M&B; Tooley)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Light & stable
Paper color: - White
Age of map color: - Original  
Colors used: - Yellow, red, green, blue
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 23 1/2in x 18 1/2in (600mm x 470mm)
Paper size: - 23 1/2in x 18 1/2in (600mm x 470mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - Light age toning
Plate area: - Light age toning, brown stain top left corner of map
Verso: - Light age toning