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Portion of East New York. New Lots Tn. Kings Co. L.I.

  • 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" (342 x 533 mm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A detailed map from "Atlas of Long Island, New York. From recent and actual surveys and records." Many land owners names are given. It depicts a section of East New York, an area that remained largely rural until around 1835, when a Connecticut merchant named John Pitkin bought large amounts of land north of present-day New Lots Avenue named the area as being suggestive of its location, and built a shoe factory. After the Williamsbutg Bridge opened in 1903 and a subway line to New Lots was completed it grew rapidly and became home to many Eastern European immigrants.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Could be pair with item # 48360.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.

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  • CATEGORIES: Maps