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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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 ...

    • 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. map 55 x 37 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: O.W. Gray & Son
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1797
  • 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, ...

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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Frank H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • 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 /

    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 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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. DLC 1 map ; 34 ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. col. map 37 x 73 cm.

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. DLC Available also ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hoxsie, S. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Reed, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • 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...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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, ...

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

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

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: G.M. Hopkins & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Hammond's bird's-eye view map of Philadelphia and vicinity /

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

    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. 1 map ; 42 x 62 cm.

    • Contributor: Spofford, Edward W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1926
  • 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 ...

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

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

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

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

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1705
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885