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Insurance maps of Portsmouth, Virginia.

Insurance maps of Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Portsmouth, Va
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
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Description:
Imperfect: all sheets after 21 wanting. Includes skeleton maps for sheets 3-6.
"120 sheets ... (3124)."
Shows color-coded building construction material, locations of windows and doors, roof type, street widths and names, water facilities, proximity to fire stations, and population size.
Coordinates not present on map and are approximated.
Includes "Map of congested district of Portsmouth, Va." (scale 1:2,400).
Includes West Norfolk and Pinners Point.
Abstract:
Plan showing the fire insurance risks of buildings in a city or town. Identifies commercial, industrial, and residential sections. Successive Sanborn maps show the physical evolution of buildings and neighborhoods in a given town.
Physical Description:
120 sheets : color ; sheets 64 x 54 cm
Scale:
Scale 1:1,200.
Folder:
BRBL_00510
Volume/Enumeration:
Sheets: title page, index 1-2, [index maps] 1-2, maps 1-3, 3a, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7-21
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 16387378
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