Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac (drawn and engraved for)
Guide Map of the Borough Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, New York: 1898
Color-process folding map, now flattened as wall map
23.75 x 20 inches, border
24.5 x 20.75 inches, overall
Large detailed 19th century map of Brooklyn, at a scale of 2 inches to a mile, issued by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper. It is highlighted in multiple colors corresponding to a key showing steam, elevated, cable, trolley and horse railroads; ward boundaries; and asphalt and macadamized roads. Piers on the East River between Manhattan are indicated.
Full title: Guide Map of the Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Compiled from the Latest Official Maps & Other Sources Drawn & Engraved Expressly for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac.
Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall light toning, wear, soft creases. Formerly folded, now flattened as professionally backed on linen.