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Topography of Morningside Heights and its immediate surroundings in 1865, taken from a larger map.

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Title

Topography of Morningside Heights and its immediate surroundings in 1865, taken from a larger map.

Subject

Morningside Heights
Maps
Topography

Description

Detail of Egbert L. Viele's Sanitary & Topographical Map of the City and Island of New York (1865), showing the narrow parameters of the future Morningside Heights, visible at the top of the map next to the Hudson River, with the valley of Manhattanville to the right and the broad plain of Harlem extending below it in the picture.

Creator

Viele, Egbert L.

Source

Sanitary & Topographical Map of the City and Island of New York (New York: Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers), 1865
Digital copy from: David Rumsey Map Collection (http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~2289~180029:Sanitary-&-Topographical-Map-of-the)

Publisher

Date

1865

Rights

Given the publication date of the original image, it should be in the public domain. David Rumsey Map Collection note concerning digital image: "Images copyright © 2000 by Cartography Associates. Images may be reproduced or transmitted, but not for commercial use. For commercial use or commercial republication, contact mailto:carto@davidrumsey.com This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. By downloading any images from this site, you agree to the terms of that license. Users are expected to abide by all copyright laws. Distribution, reproduction, or other use requires the written permission of any copyright and other rights holders unless the materials are in the public domain or authorized by fair use or other statutory exemption. It is the user’s obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in this collection. For maps not in the public domain that we know are being sold by their makers, we do not allow downloading or printing and we attempt to provide a link to the maker's site in our metadata for the map."

Format

Scale 1:12000. Full original map from which detail is taken 47 x 160 cm.

Type

Map

Files

Collection

Citation

Viele, Egbert L. , “Topography of Morningside Heights and its immediate surroundings in 1865, taken from a larger map.,” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed May 25, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/138.