• Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    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. AACR2

    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia.

    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
  • Philadelphia in 1886.

    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: 1885
  • The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876] /

    The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exh...

    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
  • Philadelphia of to-day.

    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
  • A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, wher...

    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. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Philadelphia /

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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. /

    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the wo...

    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
  • 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.

    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its...

    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
  • Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

    Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors o...

    Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads.

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Phil...

    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
  • Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681.

    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : wi...

    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
  • [Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 4th October 1777.

    [Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 4th October 1777.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pencil. Monogram: PL. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) /

    This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showi...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1797
  • A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, whe...

    Scale ca. 1:16,200. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Differs from other copies by oval cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1345 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Philadelphie,

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided...

    Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • Philadelphia in 1886.

    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
  • A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.

    A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing...

    Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

    From Gentleman's Magazine, [1777] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1307 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on linen.

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Zehn Karten und Ansichten den Schlachtfelden des amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskreiges in den Staaten Pennsylvanien und New York] /

    [Zehn Karten und Ansichten den Schlachtfelden des amerikanisc...

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps and by landform drawings on some views. Individual map/view titles in German; statements of attribution in Latin. Statements of attribution differ: Ioh. Martin Will excudit Aug. Vind. -- Ioh. Martin Will. excud. Aug. Vind. -- Ioh. Mart. Will exc. Aug. Vind. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Includes index to military points of interest. Some maps also ...

    • Contributor: Will, Johann Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777

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  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia sho...

    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
  • 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 /

    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Phil...

    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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed 19th March 1816 /

    Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1705
  • [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    [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
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • League Island U.S. Navy Yard Philadelphia /

    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. PM3

    • Contributor: Webster & Hunter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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 humble servant, John Reed.

    To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of ...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, Clinton et Grant le 28 May 1778 /

    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un dét...

    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia:

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The Philadelphia of to-day, the world's greatest workshop : America's largest home city with more home owners than any other city in the world /

    The Philadelphia of to-day, the world's greatest workshop : A...

    Alternate title: Philadelphia showing improved water front : population in 1908, 1,550,000, 225th anniversary of the founding of Philadelphia, 1683-1908. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Panorama. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 831.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Littig (W. T.) & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Philadelphia in 1888.

    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. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia /

    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
  • Grand bird's-eye view of the Centennial Exhibition grounds and the surrounding country : showing the exact location of every building connected with the great international exposition, drawn in crayon from official topographic surveys made expressly for the Daily Graphic /

    Grand bird's-eye view of the Centennial Exhibition grounds an...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Folded title: Bird's eye view of the Centennial grounds and map of Philadelphia from the Daily Graphic of May 4th and 9th. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. "A comprehensive distance map of the city of Philadelphia" and advertisement on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: Graphic Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

    Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philad...

    The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelph...

    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 /

    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided...

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

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1730
  • A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts : shewing the existing and contemplated improvements /

    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts : sh...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Hammond's bird's-eye view map of Philadelphia and vicinity /

    Hammond's bird's-eye view map of Philadelphia and vicinity /

    F51816 U.S. Copyright Office Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 831.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Spofford, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1926
  • Bird's eye view of Philadelphia.

    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
    • 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,

    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surrounding country /

    The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with th...

    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
  • Philadelphia 100 years ago.

    Philadelphia 100 years ago.

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

    • Contributor: Varte, P. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island.

    Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Pro...

    Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • 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.

    Bird's-eye view of the city of Philadelphia --its streets, av...

    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. AACR2

    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865

    Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.1 Important buildings and sites are keyed by number to the map. Hospitals are identified by letters. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Taylor, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia sho...

    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
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvan...

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

    From Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 23, 1753 p. 373. Includes table of distances "The distances of particular places in this map, from the court house." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper with linen backing.

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • 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. W. 36 3/4 perches up said road to a corner of Beech Street, thence up said street N. 85⁰. W. 27 perches to a corner of land formerly Edward Roberts'; thence by said land S. 1⁰. E. 45 perches to Peggs Run, thence down said run, N. 78⁰. E. 28 perches to the place of beginning.

    A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of ...

    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
  • Birds eye view of Manayunk, Wissahickon=Roxborough from West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1907.

    Birds eye view of Manayunk, Wissahickon=Roxborough from West ...

    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. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent por...

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to ...

    Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

    Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location ...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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 commander in chief &c., &c.

    A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which...

    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. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777