Maps A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

Format Maps
Contributors Holme, Thomas
Dates 1705
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Administrative and Political Divisions
Early Works to 1800
Landowners
Maps
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia Region
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)
Real Property
United States
Title
A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /
Other Title
Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
Contributor Names
Holme, Thomas, -1695.
Created / Published
London : Sold by Rob. Greene at the Rose & Crowne in Budg. Row and by Iohn Thornton at the Platt in the Minories, [1705?]
Subject Headings
-  Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Pennsylvania--Administrative and political divisions--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Philadelphia Region (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Philadelphia Region (Pa.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Pennsylvania
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region
Notes
-  Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors.
-  Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds.
-  Title from upper border.
-  Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene.
-  Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content is not colored.
-  Originally printed on 6 sheets assembled to form 1 large sheet; the large assembled sheet later was quartered and mounted on cloth backing.
-  LC copy imperfect: Upper left portion of map (including statement of dedication and coat-of-arms) torn away and replaced by photostat copy of the missing portion; annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: Transferred from the Office of the Chief of Engineers, June 12, 1929.
-  Includes inset of "The city of Philadelphia" and Penn coat-of-arms.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : hand col., on cloth backing ; 80 x 141 cm., folded to 48 x 75 cm.
Call Number
G3820 1687 .H5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3820 ct001815 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3820.ct001815
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2006625100
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006625100


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