Maps Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania

About this Item

Title
Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania
Contributor Names
Kennedy, T. J.
Painter, Samuel Marshall, 1809-1884.
Bowen, John S.
Barnes, Rufus L.
Created / Published
Philadelphia : R.L. Barnes, 1856.
Subject Headings
-  Chester County (Pa.)--Maps
-  West Chester (Pa.)--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--West Chester--Maps
-  Real property--Pennsylvania--West Chester--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Chester County
-  United States--Pennsylvania--West Chester
Genre
Maps
Notes
-  General-content county map showing schools, meetinghouses, smithies, inns, post-offices, etc.; does not show landowners'/householders' names.
-  Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and territories.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
-  Former wall map sectioned to 4 quarters.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by S.M. Painter & J.S. Bowen in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Copyright transferred to T.J. Kennedy in the year 1856."
-  LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, use-worn, missing small internal sections along cut-lines, annotated in blue/lead pencils on cloth backing, foxed on cloth backing.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 724
-  Includes statistical table, key to abbreviations, col. ill., and embellished map border. Also includes inset of "Borough of West Chester" showing real-property tracts with owners' names in the outer parts of the borough.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map on 4 sheets : hand col., cloth backing ; 95 x 112 cm., sheets 53 x 63 cm. and 54 x 63 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3823.C5 1856 .K4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3823c.la000724
Library of Congress Control Number
2012590186
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012590186
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012590186&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Kennedy, T. J, Samuel Marshall Painter, John S Bowen, and Rufus L Barnes. Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: R.L. Barnes, 1856. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590186/. (Accessed December 08, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Kennedy, T. J., Painter, S. M., Bowen, J. S. & Barnes, R. L. (1856) Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: R.L. Barnes. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590186/.

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Kennedy, T. J, et al. Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: R.L. Barnes, 1856. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590186/>.