The Old Map Gallery
  Home » Catalog » ~Holiday~2017 My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
Categories
~Holiday~2017
Antique Maps
Recent Acquisitions
- World/Oceans
- Celestial&Thematic
- N. America -U.S.
-- N. Am - US Cities
- Caribbean
- Central/S. America
- Europe
-- European Cities
- Asia & Middle East
- Pacific & Australia
- Africa
Pictorial Maps
Antique Flags and Banners
Antique Prints
Food & Wine Maps
Framed
Tour De France
Silk-Flyers "Escape" Map
Books & Atlases
Nautical/Sea Charts
Novelties
Title Pages
~Catalog 51~
~Catalog 52~
~Catalog 53~
~Catalog 54~
~Catalog 55~
~Catalog 56~
~Catalog 57~
~Catalog 58~
~Catalog 59~
~Catalog 60~
~Catalog 61~
~Catalog 62~
~Catalog 63~
~Cat 64 Holiday Offerings~
~Holiday~2016
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us

Not seeing what you want?

Call me!
Click above to call via Skype or email us.

We have thousands of authentic antique maps and prints in stock.

 

Title: (NY-NYC) Wonders of New York
Mapmaker: Hansell, Nils
Published: c. 1950

(New York - New York City) Wonders of New York.

It might be the best map to give you the texture of what life was like in the city at the time. Not just the illustrations for neighborhoods, or businesses, but all those dots that individualize moments in life at the time. It's not just the place where the "poultry show" occurs, or the business with "the longest row of second hand books", but it's the library that has become home to an estimate "400,000 pigeons". Whether you wanted to buy alligator leather, a hat or a gun, this map gets far beyond the surface of most pictorial maps and into the warp and woof of New York life.

In the east river is an inset map for the subway system, and the adjacent coast which you immediately assume to be Brooklyn is actually "many places of interest on other side of river" and are points of interest, but not arranged geogrphically from Coney Island to Forest Hills, to the Bronx and Yankee Stadium.

If pictorial cartography at its best is meant to get you an understanding of place, at a particular time, from a specific culture, this is a masterpiece of that approach.

Condition is very good. Image size is approximately 25 x 32.5 (inches)

$580.00
What's New? more
(NE.-Omaha) Map of Omaha....
(NE.-Omaha) Map of Omaha....
$110.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Mapmaker Info
Other products
Notifications more
Notify me of updates to (NY-NYC) Wonders of New York
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Catalogs

Download in PDF format

Summer 2014

Holiday 2013

Holiday 2012

Holiday 2011

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

Winter 2009

Summer 2009

Spring 2009

Summer 2008

2008

Spring 2007

Fall/Holiday 2006

Spring 2006

Fall/Holiday

Summer 2005

Spring 2005

Winter 2004 - 2005

Fall 2004

Spring 2004

Winter 2003-2004

Summer - Fall 2003


Copyright 2004-2016
The Old Map Gallery
1801 Wynkoop Street | Denver, Colorado 80202
Powered by osCommerce