|Title||Map: New York and Environs. [Hoboken is seen.] Map by W.C. Rogers; from 1868 Shannon's Manual.|
|Collection||Hoboken Map & Guide Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Map: New York and Environs. (A bird's-eye view of New York from the southwest which includes the western shore of the Hudson; Hoboken is seen at the lower left.) From the 1868 edition of Joseph Shannon's Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York. (Commonly known as "Shannon's Manual"; on the map it is called "The New York Manual 1868.") Map by W. C. Rogers & Co., Lithographers (not so marked on work; established by reference source; see notes.)
Printed sheet, ca. 12-5/8" high x ca. 16-3/4" wide (originally folded to 8-1/4" high x 4-1/4" wide; fold marks present); map image is circa 12" x 16"; hand colored. One paper repair to lower left where a margin was trimmed along with one tear and one broken fold mended with clear adhesive tape and which appear stable. Tidelines evident from the hand watercolors used.
Reference: Phillips, Philip Lee. A List of Maps in the Library of Congress, page 537.
The book that this map is from was similiar to the better known Valentine's Manual, but apparently a slightly larger format (note folded size.)
|Year Range from||1868|
|Year Range to||1868|
|Caption||1868 map cropped edges|