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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.93
Object Name Map
Description Johnson and Ward
Johnson's New York
Hand-colored lithograph
New York, 1863

Map with colored elements by Alvin Jewett Johnson, publisher, and Benjamin P. Ward, publisher: New York and surrounding areas, inset maps of the cities of Oswego, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, New York City, and Troy. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot, i.e. "Highgate" top right of map. New York state borders, New York state counties, mountain ranges, some roads, some rivers, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, some borders, some regions, some roads, some rivers, some bodies of water, and railroads, not colored, some texture. Title, credit, scale, and map key, top middle left of map, inset maps titled, some scales. Measurement marks surround black line border, inset maps surrounded by black double line border, directional notations in English, "Longitude East from Washingston.", bottom of map. All maps surrounded by decorative black border. "27." and "28.", top left and right outside of map. Some foxing spots and toning around edges. Paper damage, bottom middle of page.
Title Johnson's New York
Date 1863
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Johnson, Alvin Jewett
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Ward, Benjamin P.
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-18 W-26.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/NY/New York/NYC
Subjects United States
New York