• Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

    Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 35 x 29 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Philadelphia 100 years ago.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 44 x 56 cm.

    • Contributor: Varte, P. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Philadelphia in 1888.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows terminals and routes for "Penna R.R.," "Phila. & Reading R.R.," and "B&O. R.R." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 831 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 47 x 85 cm.

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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. map 49 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Birds eye view of Manayunk, Wissahickon=Roxborough from West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1907.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 802 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 37 x 73 cm.

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. DLC Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. 1 map : hand col. ; 39 x 54 cm., on sheet 48 x 59 cm.

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • 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. DLC Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1797
  • 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
    • 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. col. map 18 x 17 cm.

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876] /

    Bird's-eye view of fairgrounds. Oriented with north toward the lower left. In upper margin: Supplement to Harper's weekly, September 30, 1876. Originally catalogued in book collection under LC classification: T825.A2G8. Title panel on verso of cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy somewhat soiled esp. in margins, worn along fold lines, missing 2nd part ...

    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. 1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 55 cm.

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1730
  • Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia /

    Shows real-property tracts and landowners' names in rural areas of the county and in the Province Island district of Philadelphia. Radial distances shown from Philadelphia City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. to distinguish minor civil divisions (townships, boroughs, cities) and numbered wards in Philadelphia. Also shows grounds of "International Exposition" in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. "Entered according to act of Congress in the ...

    • Contributor: G.M. Hopkins & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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. col. map 91 x 157 cm.

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line of defense and troops between Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers north of the city, and other fortifications. Also shows names of suburban land owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1326 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Bird's-eye view of the city of Philadelphia --its streets, avenues, and public buildings--and of the Centennial buildings in Fairmount Park.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, no. 1059." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. map 51 x 76 cm.

    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • League Island U.S. Navy Yard Philadelphia /

    Aerial view to horizon. Also shows warships, horse-drawn carriages, personal figures, and city skyline at horizon. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at edges, rubber-stamped, annotated in lead pencil on recto, in blue pencil on verso. DLC 1 view ; 51 x 89 cm.

    • Contributor: Webster & Hunter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Harper's weekly, June 15, 1872." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 828 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 50 x 76 cm.

    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which surrendered 16th, November 1777 to the Kings troops under the command of the honorable Sir William Howe K.B. general and ...

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 9." Includes "List of the rebel fleet ... exclusive of a number of fire rafts." "Montresor" stamped on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1347 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 76 x 51 cm.

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. map 66 x 91 cm.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857