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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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    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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    Birds eye view of Manayunk, Wissahickon=Roxborough from West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1907. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 802 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler & Kelly - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1907
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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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    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 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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    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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    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    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 : 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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    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. Third 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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    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 humbly dedicated by their most obedient ... Scale 1:19,800; 100 perches to an in. Cover title: Reed's map of Phila. "Facsimile of Reeds map reproduced by the anastatic process. 200 copies only printed & the plates destroyed." Cadastral map showing land ownership. Hand colored. In lower left corner of cartouche: G. Worley. Includes inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," text, lists of land purchasers, and illustrations. LC ...
    • Contributor: Reed, John - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall)
    • Date: 1846
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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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    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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    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
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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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 - AndrĂ©, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1776
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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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    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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    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