Map Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys

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Title

  • Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys

Contributor Names

  • Fagan, L.
  • Bridgens, H. F. (Henry F.)
  • Wagner, T. S. (Thomas S.)
  • Friend & Aub.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Published by H.F. Bridgens, 1860.
  • Phil'a [Philadelphia] : Printed by T.S. Wagner, 38 Hudson St.

Subject Headings

  • -  Berks County (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Berks County--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Reading--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Bernville--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Boyertown--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Hamburg--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Leesport--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Womelsdorf--Maps
  • -  Reading (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Bernville (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Boyertown (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Hamburg (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Leesport (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Womelsdorf (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Berks County
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Reading (Pa.)
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Bernville (Pa.)
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Boyertown (Pa.)
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Hamburg (Pa.)
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Leesport (Pa.)
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Womelsdorf (Pa.)

Genre

  • Maps
  • Cadastral maps

Notes

  • -  General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; the borough insets show real-property tracts (lots) and owners' names.
  • -  Hand colored to emphasize township/city boundaries and territories.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860 by H.F. Bridgens in the ... eastern Dis't of Penn'a."
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, rubber-stamped.
  • -  Includes distance table, statistical table, tabular post-office directory, and illustrations of prominent local structures.
  • -  Insets: Plan of the city of Reading / compiled by H.F. Bridgens July 1860 -- Plan of the borough of Bernville Sept'r 1860 -- Plan of Boyertown Oct'r 1860 -- Plan of the borough of Hamburg July 1860 -- Plan of the borough of Kutztown August 1860 -- Plan of Leesport July 1860 -- Plan of Womelsdorf July 1860.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 711
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies

Medium

  • 1 map on 6 sheets : mounted on cloth backing, hand colored ; 136 x 157 cm, sheets 75 x 58 cm or smaller

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3823.B5 1860 .F3
  • G3823.B5 1860 .F3 Copy 2 Ttrimmed, cloth hemmed at outer edges, annotated on cloth backing in gray watercolor: Berk's Co., Pa.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012592156

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Fagan, L, H. F Bridgens, T. S Wagner, and Friend & Aub. Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. [Philadelphia: Published by H.F. Bridgens, . Phil'a Philadelphia: Printed by T.S. Wagner, 38 Hudson St, 1860] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592156/.

APA citation style:

Fagan, L., Bridgens, H. F., Wagner, T. S. & Friend & Aub. (1860) Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. [Philadelphia: Published by H.F. Bridgens, . Phil'a Philadelphia: Printed by T.S. Wagner, 38 Hudson St] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592156/.

MLA citation style:

Fagan, L, et al. Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. [Philadelphia: Published by H.F. Bridgens, . Phil'a Philadelphia: Printed by T.S. Wagner, 38 Hudson St, 1860] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012592156/>.