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