Needham Lower Falls Massachusetts 1876 Norfolk Mass. detailed town mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Enlarged Section of Needham - Lower Falls.
(North America, United States, Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Detailed City Plan, Township Map).
Issued 1876, New York by Sherman, publ. by Comstock & Cline. Map engraved by Edward Busch [Phila], printed by H.J. Troudy [Phila].
Uncommon mid-19th century lithographed city map with original hand color. Mention of the Elm Tree which George WAshington rested under on his way to Cambridge, MA to take command of the American forces.
A highly detailed map with owners of houses and their plots identified. Invaluable for genealogical research, includes various non-residential buildings and businesses.
Map is not new, shows signs of age and handling. Light age spotting and offsetting as seen. Displays a lovely age patina, still well worthy of display or gift giving. An uncommon county map from this era.
Sheet Measures c. 16 1/4" x 12 3/4".
Printed Area Measures c. 15" x 11 1/2".
LeGear, U.S. Atlases, L1580.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.