A very seldom seen map of New York City as it was in the mid 1700s, largely composed of lower Manhattan. In this higly detailed map streets, individual buildings and houses, orchids, port, etc are depicted. Sixty sites are specifically identified, and 13 of those are pictorially represented including Fort George (in the Battery), Half Moon Battery, City Hall, multiple churches, starting with the Lutheran Church, and religious meeting houses and the poor house. First printing in 1813.
1813 but 1854 Grim's Map of New York City
A Plan of the City and Environs of New York as they were in the Years 1742, 1743 and 1744 Drawn by D. G. in the 76th Year of his age who had at this time a perfect & correct recollection of every part of the same
Map Maker Specifics
D Grim / Valentine's Manual, 1854, New York City
23.4 x 18 in. plus margins
Very Good. Age toning in this uncolored map. Tear (3 in.) in lower portion near margin twice repaired (one to remove ametour cellophane tape repair). Issued folds.