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  • Map

    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 map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a 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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    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
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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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    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1779
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    This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts)

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Date: 1796
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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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    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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    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 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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    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
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    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681

    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content ...

    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863

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    Hammond's bird's-eye view map of Philadelphia and vicinity

    F51816 U.S. Copyright Office Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 831.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Spofford, Edward W. - C.S. Hammond & Company
    • Date: 1926
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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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    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
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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 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 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