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    Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia: Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Date: 1777
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
    Perspective view of the State-House
    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr....
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Date: 1752
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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 Esqr., Surveyor General ... Scale ca. 1:6,100. Title in upper margin: Philadelphia 100 years ago. Facsimile. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pictorial map. The original "Published according to Act of Parliament Novr. 1st 1762 and sold by the Editor's Matthew Clarkson and M. Biddle in Philadelphia." Includes index to points of interest and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary - Miller & Moss
    • Date: 1762
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    A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey. Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1776
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    A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city ... Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from *...
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre - Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Harper's weekly, June 15, 1872." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 828 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R. - Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1872
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    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - Weik, John - P.S. Duval & Son
    • Date: 1857
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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 in 1886. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Differs from other edition in illus. of commercial buildings. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes and illus. of notable commercial buildings. AACR2
    • Contributor: Burk & McFetridge
    • Date: 1885
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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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    The grounds and buildings of the United States Centennial International Exhibition : 1876, May 10th to November 10th, 1876 Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Bird's-eye-view. Includes names of exhibition officials. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 611; 710/1
    • Contributor: Smirke, Sydney - L. Prang & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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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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    Mosaic composed of aerial photographs, port of Philadelphia, Pa. : including Camden and Gloucester, N.J. Photomap of southern Philadelphia and adjacent South-Jersey suburbs. "Reproduced by permission of the Regional Planning Federation of the Philadelphia Tri-State District, makers and copyright owners." LC copy has typewritten annotation in margin: From "The ports of Philadelphia, Pa., Camden and Gloucester, N.J.," Port series no. 4 (revised 1938). War Dept., Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, and U.S. Maritime Commission. ... U.S. Government Printing Office,...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Regional Planning Federation of the Philadelphia Tri-State District - United States. Maritime Commission
    • Date: 1938
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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 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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    Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Philadelphia Co., Pa. "Map edited 1982." Pa. coordinate and UTM grids. Includes notes, index to 1:24,000-scale maps, and location map. "N3951-W7456.5/18 X 21.5 : 1982." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Pennsylvania. Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey
    • Date: 1982
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    Philadelphia (the most densely settled portion). Street map of city center and adjacent western districts. Publication data from t.p. of encyclopedia volume. Map removed from 1894 Werner ed. of: The Encyclopædia Britannica, a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature with new maps ... with American revisions and additions. Vol. XVIII (between p. 739-740). LC copy imperfect: Lacks street index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Werner Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Date: 1894
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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 the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Date: 1863
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    Spring Garden Street approach to the proposed Delaware River Bridge : [Philadelphia] Photocopy of manuscript. LC copy signed in ink: Joseph M. Huston ... Phila., Pa. Oriented with north to the left. Panorama. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 700/2
    • Contributor: Huston, Joseph M. - Lewis, Stanford - Waddell, J. A. L. (John Alexander Low)
    • Date: 1920
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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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    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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    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 Philadelphia showing population in year 1920, as enumerated in U.S. Census, and existing electric railway system Scale ca. 1:43,000. Shows radial distances and unelectrified railroads. Also shows unelectrified railroads. Also covers adjacent suburbs. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4
    • Contributor: Philadelphia. Department of City Transit
    • Date: 1921