• 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. col. map 91 x 157 cm.

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • 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. 1 map : col. ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • 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
  • 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. map 66 x 91 cm.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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." col. map 47 x 85 cm.

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

    Scale 1:9,600. Across bottom of map: "Profiles of ground." 6 x 56 cm. LC Railroad maps, 611 Description derived from published bibliography. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • 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. map 51 x 76 cm.

    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • 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. 1 map ...

    • Contributor: Graphic Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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...

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for 1859-60." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 50 x 44 cm.

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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
  • 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. col. map 47 x 85 cm.

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • 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. DLC 1 view ; 51 x 89 cm.

    • Contributor: Webster & Hunter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • 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 ...

    Scale ca. 1:35,000. LC Railroad maps, 293 Description derived from published bibliography. 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." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 50 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1856
  • Philadelphia 100 years ago.

    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 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. col. map 91 x 157 cm.

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. map 50 x 76 cm.

    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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. map 55 x 37 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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