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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
This is A. J. Johnson's attractive vertical plan of New York City, dated 1866. Depicts all of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and parts of Queens, Long Island City, Astoria, Jersey City and Hoboken. Covers Brooklyn from Greenwood Cemetery in the south northward to include Prospect Park, Bedford, Williamsburgh and Greenpoint. Extends eastward as far as Evergreen Cemetery. Detailed to the street level throughout showing individual piers, buildings and railroads. Shows many of the public buildings on Blackwell's Island (Roosevelt Island) including the decrepit Civil War Hospital that still stands at the southern end of the Island. Both Central Park and Prospect Park are shown in stupendous detail according to the Olmstead Plans. Notes ferry crossings between Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey. This is the first appearance of Johnson's plan of New York City with a north-south orientation - his previous maps had an east-west orientation. Surrounded by the fretwork border common to Johnson's atlas maps from 1863 to 1869. Prepared as plates no. 31 and 32 for the 1866 issued of A. J.
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