Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Higley, Horace A.
Date:
1857
Short Title:
The County Of Alameda California.
Publisher:
Britton & Rey
San Francisco
Type:
Wall Map
Obj Height cm:
56
Obj Width cm:
84
Scale 1:
95,040
Note:
The first and earliest map of Alameda County listed by Vogdes and the second published county map of a California county, preceded only by San Francisco. The Bancroft Library catalog entry says "This is the oldest known map of Alameda County." Higley made several maps of local ranches and towns prior to making this county map. With brown top and bottom rollers and brown linen edging. With hand painted color by township.
Reference:
Vogdes p. 210.
State/Province:
California
County:
Alameda County (Calif.)
Full Title:
Official Map Of The County Of Alameda California Surveyed and compiled by Order of the Board of Supervisors. Horace A. Higley, County Surveyor. April - 1857. Lithy. of Britton & Rey, S.F.
List No:
4600.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Higley, Horace A.
Pub Date:
1857
Pub Title:
Official Map Of The County Of Alameda California Surveyed and compiled by Order of the Board of Supervisors. Horace A. Higley, County Surveyor. April - 1857. Lithy. of Britton & Rey, S.F.
Pub Reference:
Vogdes p. 210.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4600.000
Pub Type:
Wall Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
56
Pub Width cm:
84
Image No:
4600000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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