The Old Print Shop

South 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: Paper size 15 1/2 x 33 1/4" (346 x 845 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A detailed and nicely colored map from "Atlas of Long Island, New York. From recent and actual surveys and records." Covers an area from Far Rockaway to Seaford, including Ridgewood, Merrick, Bellmore, Freeport, Baldwin, Rockville Center and Valley Stream. 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 bay and islands figure prominently.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color