The Old Print Shop

Hunters Point, Part of Long Island City.

  • ARTIST: F. W. Beers

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Beers, Comstock & Cline, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Hand colored engraving.

    DATE: 1873

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size, 13 1/2 x 21 5/8 (346 x 548 mm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A detailed map from "Atlas of Long Island, New York, From recent and actual surveys and records." This map depicts the neighborhood in north-western Queens. It was once the center of industry for Queens County, where many important factories were established. It was also the terminus for the Long Island Railroad whose yards are clearly shown.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.