Mapping

Experiments in Geospatial Visualization

 

Digital project in development: Publishing Histories of NYC

Annotated 1850 Samuel Augustus Mitchell map, “City of New-York,” accessed through the David Rumsey Map Collection.

Footprints rendering using Perris’s 1844 map of the city, georectified by the New York Public Library Map Warper.

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Screenshots of a short animation of images from Jones & Newman’s Pictorial Directory of New York (1848), modeling a three-dimensional “Google Street View” of 1840s Broadway.

Jones and Newman's title

Jones & Newman's sample

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Below are Google map “notebooks,” where I’m charting key establishments around 1850s Broadway as well as the movements of certain writers and texts during the period.