The Old Print Shop

Patchogue. Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk Co.

  • ARTIST: F. W. Beers

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

  • MEDIUM: Hand colored engraving.

    DATE: 1873.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 14 3/8 x 21 1/8" (365 x 538 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. Patchogue was named after the Patchoque Indians, who once lived in the area. It was a heavily used port for bootleggers in the '20's, and the New York gangster Dutch Schultz had his headquarters there, employing local farm boys to assist in unloading and hiding the kegs.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for toning of margins.