• 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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. DLC 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, ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • 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
  • 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
  • A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

    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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    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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  • 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. map 22 x 36 cm.

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

    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 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. map on sheet 39 x ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 /

    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. 1 view ; 33 x 71 cm.

    • Contributor: Littig (W. T.) & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

    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
  • 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
  • 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 /

    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
  • 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. DLC 1 map ; 35 x 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • 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
  • 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. map 49 x 67 cm.

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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. 1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 55 cm.

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1687
  • 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