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Nostrand's New York Subway Map for British Sailors

SKU: 9612
£250.00

Title:
Nostrand's New York Subway Map for British Sailors

Date of publication:
c.1943

Place of publication:
New York

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • George J Nostrand
  • This wartime example of the NYC Subway map is a ‘special’, commissioned to show the location of the New York branch of the Union Jack Club, and distributed to British sailors on shore leave.

    Hagstrom and Nostrand produced similar red-bordered  Subway maps in the 1940s, although Hagstrom’s was chosen as the first official map of the network.

    Condition & Materials 

    NYC Subway map, 42 x 23.5 cm, printed in colours, folds as issued, blank verso.