The Old Print Shop

North Part of Hempstead, Queens 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 5/8 x 30 1/2" (34.6 x 77.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A detailed and nicely colored map from "Atlas of Long Island, New York. From recent and actual surveys and records." Many land owners names are given. A large view of what is now the country's largest township, settled circa 1644 after a treaty was struck between British colonists and the Indians in 1643. The village of Garden City is shown in the upper center portion of the image, colored pinkish red.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Could be paired with item #32269.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, save some minor discoloration.