Maps Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys
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- Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys
- Contributor Names
- Aschbach, G. A.
- Traubel, M. H. (Morris H.), 1820-1897.
- Created / Published
- [Allentown] : G.A. Aschbach C.E., 1862
- Borough and village insets (titles abbreviated): Borough of Allentown -- Millerstown -- Borough of Emaus [sic] -- Fogelsville -- New Texas -- Steinsville -- Germansville P.O. -- Borough of Catasauqua -- Lehigh Valley Iron Works and Copley Station -- Saegersville -- Guthsville -- Schnecksville P.O. -- Ironton & vicinity -- Trexlertown -- Orefield and the Orefield mines -- Slatedale P.O. late Labarsville -- Hokendauqua -- Slatington and the adjacent slate quarries -- Siegersville P.O. -- Coopersburg -- Friedensville and the zinc mines -- Bethlehem and vicinity -- Centre Valley.
- Subject Headings
- - Lehigh County (Pa.)--Maps
- - Landowners--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
- - Cities and towns--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
- - Villages--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
- - Post office buildings--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
- - Real property--Pennsylvania--Allentown--Maps
- - Real property--Pennsylvania--Bethlehem--Maps
- - Real property--Pennsylvania--Catasauqua--Maps
- - Real property--Pennsylvania--Hokendauqua--Maps
- - Real property--Pennsylvania--Slatington--Maps
- - Allentown (Pa.)--Maps
- - Allentown (Pa.)--Aerial views
- - Bethlehem (Pa.)--Maps
- - Catasauqua (Pa.)--Maps
- - Hokendauqua (Pa.)--Maps
- - Slatington (Pa.)--Maps
- - United States--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County
- Cadastral maps
- - General-content county map also showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names; some borough insets also show relief with contours, real-property tracts, landowners' names, and building coverage.
- - Hand col. to emphasize township and borough areas.
- - Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
- - Differs from other 1862 ed. in having a low-angle "View of Allentown Pa." in the lower margin.
- - "Entered according to Act of Congress by G.A. Aschenbach in the year 1862 in ... the eastern District of Pennsylvania."
- - Former wall map originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined).
- - LC Copy 1 imperfect: Brittle, sectioned to 6 large panels to enable folding.
- - Includes text (historical), notes, table of road distances, statistical table (1860 census), ill. of industries/businesses/residences, and low-angle view of Allentown borough.
- - LC Land ownership maps, 766
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - 4 copies
- 1 map : hand col., cloth backing ; 115 x 145 cm., folded to 53 x 88 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- G3823.L6 1862 .A7
- G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 2 Shellacked, sectioned to 6 sheets on cloth backing, annotated in ink on cloth backing "Lehigh" and "Lehigh (Pa.)".
- G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 3 Shellacked, sectioned to 6 sheets on cloth backing, hemmed at outer edges, paper handwritten label "Lehigh Co. Penna." affixed to cloth backing.
- G3823.L6 1862 .A7 Copy 4 On 4 sheets; not hand colored (black-and-white); all illustrations in margins trimmed off; annotated in ink handwriting at foot of title "Received from G.A. Aschbach, May 1866, with PO's marked by [words illegible]"; post-office locations numbered and underlined in red pencil on all sheets; encapsulated.
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
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- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsAschbach, G. A.
Traubel, M. H. (morris H.)
Cities and Towns
Lehigh County (pa.)
Post Office Buildings
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Aschbach, G. A, and M. H Traubel. Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592186/. (Accessed October 28, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Aschbach, G. A. & Traubel, M. H. (1862) Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592186/.
MLA citation style:
Aschbach, G. A, and M. H Traubel. Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592186/>.