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Map, New York City, Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac, Antique 1898

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

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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.

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19th Century