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    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed. Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed. Scale ca. 1:16,200. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Differs from other copies by oval cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1345 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, From Gentleman's Magazine, [1777] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1307 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on linen.
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George
    • Date: 1777
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    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts : shewing the existing and contemplated improvements Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards and built-up. Indexed. Accompanied by: Index to the new plan of Philadelphia and adjoining districts, with references to find the streets, public buildings, etc. (vi, 44, 16 p. ; 15 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Allen, William - Dawson, E. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1830
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    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 - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it ... The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River.
    • Contributor: Howell, Courtland D. - West Philadelphia Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1849
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    Philadelphia 100 years ago. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Varte, P. C. - J. Toudy & Co.
    • Date: 1875
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    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull, Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary
    • Date: 1762
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    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. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.
    • Date: 1819
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    A map of the county of Philadelphia : from actual survey Shows rural buildings and occupants' names. Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 784 Includes text, population table, and inset "Plan of the city of Philadalphia". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Date: 1843
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    The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester with the several forts and stackadoes raised by the rebels, and the attacks made by His Majesty's land and sea forces. Scale ca. 1:100,000. Facsimile. Title in margin: Plan of attack on Fort Mifflin, 1777. From the original in possession of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. Insets: A plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island with the attacks made by the King's troops and vessels.--Profile and plan of the frames or chevaux de frize which formed the Stakadoes in the river. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - George Barrie & Sons
    • Date: 1904
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    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware. Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Date: 1778
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    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.
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George
    • Date: 1753
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    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 - J. Gopsill's Sons
    • Date: 1883
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    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. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Littig (W. T.) & Co. - Philadelphia. Executive Committee of Founders' Week
    • Date: 1908
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    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 northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876]
    Guide to the Centennial. | Bird's-eye view of the Centennial grounds
    Bird's-eye view of fairgrounds. Oriented with north toward the lower left. In upper margin: Supplement to Harper's weekly, September 30, 1876. Originally catalogued in book collection under LC classification: T825.A2G8. Title panel on verso of cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy somewhat soiled esp. in margins, worn along fold lines, missing 2nd part ...
    • Contributor: Harper & Brothers - Davis, Theodore R. - R. Newell & Son
    • Date: 1876
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    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
    • Date: 1821
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    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. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip - Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)
    • Date: 1687
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    [Philadelphia and neighborhood]. 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 ...
    • Date: 1778
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    League Island U.S. Navy Yard Philadelphia Aerial view to horizon. Also shows warships, horse-drawn carriages, personal figures, and city skyline at horizon. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at edges, rubber-stamped, annotated in lead pencil on recto, in blue pencil on verso. PM3
    • Contributor: Webster & Hunter
    • Date: 1897
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    A plan of the city of Philadelphia. Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed. Appears in The Philadelphia almanack for the year 1778. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Date: 1777
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    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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia Shows real-property tracts and landowners' names in rural areas of the county and in the Province Island district of Philadelphia. Radial distances shown from Philadelphia City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. to distinguish minor civil divisions (townships, boroughs, cities) and numbered wards in Philadelphia. Also shows grounds of "International Exposition" in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. "Entered according to act of Congress in the ...
    • Contributor: G.M. Hopkins & Co. - Busch, Edward - Bourquin, F. (Frederick) - Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1876