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  • Philadelphia 100 years ago.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Varte, P. C. - J. Toudy & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681.

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three ...

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • Philadelphia of to-day.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Penna R.R. directory of terminals in Philadelphia." AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Philadelphia in 1886.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Differs from other edition in illus. of commercial buildings. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes and illus. of notable commercial buildings. AACR2

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - Weik, John - P.S. Duval & Son
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull,

    Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 20. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts : shewing the existing and contemplated improvements /

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards and built-up. Indexed. Accompanied by: Index to the new plan of Philadelphia and adjoining districts, with references to find the streets, public buildings, etc. (vi, 44, 16 p. ; 15 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Allen, William - Dawson, E. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient ...

    Scale 1:19,800; 100 perches to an in. Cover title: Reed's map of Phila. "Facsimile of Reeds map reproduced by the anastatic process. 200 copies only printed & the plates destroyed." Cadastral map showing land ownership. Hand colored. In lower left corner of cartouche: G. Worley. Includes inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," text, lists of land purchasers, and illustrations. LC ...

    • Contributor: Reed, John - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia.

    Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed. Appears in The Philadelphia almanack for the year 1778. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Philadelphia /

    General street map of the compact central districts of Philadelphia. Hand col. to show administrative wards (numbered). Title from upper border of map. Map "Copyright, 1883, by O.W. Gray & Son". Includes hand col. insets at scale ca. 1:92,000: Outline map of the county and city of Philadelphia and vicinity -- North-eastern part of Twenty-third Ward. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: O.W. Gray & Son - J. Gopsill's Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

    Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed 19th March 1816 /

    Scale 1:79,200; 1 1/4 miles to an in. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Reference meridian: Washington. Shows land owners' names in rural areas. LC Land ownership maps, no. 783 Includes "Remarks, statistical and geological" and "Statistical table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • Philadelphie,

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia:

    Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

    Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Philadelphia in 1886.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Differs from other edition in illus. of commercial buildings. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes and illus. of notable commercial buildings. AACR2

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surrounding country /

    Street planning map. Covers all of Manhattan Island (New York, N.Y.) and substantial parts of adjacent counties in New York and New Jersey. Shows existing and proposed streets; also buildings and other structures, streams and other wetlands, political boundaries. Shows relief by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illustrations of surveying equipment used by the ...

    • Contributor: Randel, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1821