The Bradford Plan: An early survey map of New York in 1730 under British control (A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey.)

Item

1728 Bradford Plan.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

The Bradford Plan: An early survey map of New York in 1730 under British control (A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey.)

Subject

Survey map of Manhattan in 1730 (British New York).

Description

Early survey map of British New York in 1730 with translated or transformed street names from the Dutch period, like Pearl Street (Dutch translation: Paerl Straet) becoming Queen Street. Or, an English translation of original Dutch names like Hoogh Straet translated into High Street, then called Duke Street after the Duke of York, only to be name Stone Street in 1794 for being the first street in the city paved with cobblestone.

Creator

Lyne, James.

Source

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center.

Publisher

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection, Boston Public Library.

Date

January 1, 1731/ January 1, 1732

Contributor

Bradford, William. James Lyne, Henry Dunreath Tyler.

Rights

N/A.

Relation

Map, cartographic

Format

Still image, online image.

Language

English.

Type

Still image, online image.

Identifier

Call #: G3804.N4:2M3 1730 .L96 1890. Map reproduction courtesy of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library. https://collections.leventhalmap.org/search/commonwealth:4m90f301f

Coverage

New York, NY, 18th century.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Cartographic.

Physical Dimensions

42x54 cm.

Collection

Citation

Lyne, James., “The Bradford Plan: An early survey map of New York in 1730 under British control (A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey.),” Silences of New York History, accessed June 13, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/242.

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