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Map [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

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  • [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

Created / Published

  • 1778.


  • -  Philadelphia Region (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia


  • Early Maps
  • Manuscript Maps


  • -  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 defense and troops between Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers north of the city, and other fortifications. Also shows names of suburban land owners.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1326
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 651/1; 650/2


  • col. map 52 x 48 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3824.P5A1 1778 .P53


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000682

Online Format

  • image

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Philadelphia and Neighborhood. 1778. Map.

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