Maps Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /

Format Maps
Contributors Aschbach, G. A.
Dates 1862
Location Allentown
Lehigh County
United States
Language English
Subjects Aerial Views
Allentown (Pa.)
Bethlehem (Pa.)
Catasauqua (Pa.)
Cities and Towns
Hokendauqua (Pa.)
Lehigh County
Lehigh County (Pa.)
Post Office Buildings
Real Property
Slatington (Pa.)
United States
Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys /
Contributor Names
Aschbach, G. A.
Created / Published
[Allentown] : G.A. Aschbach C.E., 1862
Subject Headings
-  Lehigh County (Pa.)--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
-  Cities and towns--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
-  Villages--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
-  Post office buildings--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Allentown--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Bethlehem--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Catasauqua--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Hokendauqua--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--Slatington--Maps
-  Allentown (Pa.)--Maps
-  Allentown (Pa.)--Aerial views
-  Bethlehem (Pa.)--Maps
-  Catasauqua (Pa.)--Maps
-  Hokendauqua (Pa.)--Maps
-  Slatington (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County
-  General-content county map also showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names; some borough insets also show relief with contours, real-property tracts, landowners' names, and building coverage.
-  Hand col. to emphasize township and borough areas.
-  Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
-  Differs from other 1862 ed. in having a low-angle "View of Allentown Pa." in the lower margin.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress by G.A. Aschenbach in the year 1862 in ... the eastern District of Pennsylvania."
-  Former wall map originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined).
-  LC Copy 1 imperfect: Brittle, sectioned to 6 large panels to enable folding.
-  Includes text (historical), notes, table of road distances, statistical table (1860 census), ill. of industries/businesses/residences, and low-angle view of Allentown borough.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 766
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  4 copies
1 map : hand col., cloth backing ; 115 x 145 cm., folded to 53 x 88 cm.
Call Number
G3823.L6 1862 .A7
G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 2 Shellacked, sectioned to 6 sheets on cloth backing, annotated in ink on cloth backing "Lehigh" and "Lehigh (Pa.)".
G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 3 Shellacked, sectioned to 6 sheets on cloth backing, hemmed at outer edges, paper handwritten label "Lehigh Co. Penna." affixed to cloth backing.
G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 4 On 4 sheets; not hand colored (black-and-white); all illustrations in margins trimmed off; annotated in ink handwriting at foot of title "Received from G.A. Aschbach, May 1866, with PO's marked by [words illegible]"; post-office locations numbered and underlined in red pencil on all sheets; encapsulated.
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3823l la000766
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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