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  • Map
    Bird's-eye view of the city of Philadelphia --its streets, avenues, and public buildings--and of the Centennial buildings in Fairmount Park. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, no. 1059." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 829 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2
    • Contributor: Leslie, Frank
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Philadelphia 100 years ago. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Varte, P. C. - Carbutt, John
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    Philadelphia in 1888. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows terminals and routes for "Penna R.R.," "Phila. & Reading R.R.," and "B&O. R.R." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 831 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Burk & McFetridge
    • Date: 1888
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681. Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Philadelphia of to-day. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 830 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Penna R.R. directory of terminals in Philadelphia." AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Burk & McFetridge
    • Date: 1887
  • Map
    An outline of the newly consolidated city, showing the boundaries of the wards : according to the act passed by the Legislature, Jany. 31st, 1854 Scale not given. Hand colored. "Entered according to act of Congress in February 1854, by R. L. Barnes, in the Clerk's Office of the Distt. Ct. of the Eastn. Dt. of Penna." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Barnes, Rufus L.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Philadelphia, 1876 : chromatic view Oriented with north toward the lower left. Panorama. Shows the Centennial International Exhibition grounds. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Inger, Christian - Hensel, D.
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Fac simile of Reed's map : to the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is ... Facsim. of cadastral map showing land ownership. Original version: To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia ... is humbly dedicated by ... Iohn Reed / eng'd by Worley & Bracher. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1774]. Includes text, inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," index of landowners, and ill....
    • Contributor: Reed, John - Warner, Charles L. - Smither, James - Worley & Bracher
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    To the citizens of Philadelphia, this plan of the city and its environs is respectfully dedicated by the editor Scale ca. 1:18,000. Title in lower margin: Philadelphia in 1796. Facsimile. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. From Charles D. Kaufmann's Street atlas of Philadelphia by wards. 1895. Includes index to points of interest and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Varte, P. C. - Kaufmann, Charles D. - Bradley & Company
    • Date: 1895
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters
    City and county map of New-York
    City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Island.
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Lyne, James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    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.), 829.1 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: 1886
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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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Bird's eye view, centennial exhibition buildings & grounds, Philad'a Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north to the left. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 611
    • Contributor: Smirke, Sydney
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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