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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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    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 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 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
    Philadelphie, Scale ca. 1:10,600. Oriented with north toward the right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1313 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - Le Rouge, Georges-Louis
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    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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    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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    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
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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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    Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.1 Important buildings and sites are keyed by number to the map. Hospitals are identified by letters. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Frank H.
    • Date: 1914
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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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    [Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 4th October 1777. Scale not given. Manuscript, pencil. Monogram: PL. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1900
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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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    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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    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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    A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which surrendered 16th, November 1777 to the Kings troops under the command of the honorable Sir William Howe K.B. general and ... Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 9." Includes "List of the rebel fleet ... exclusive of a number of fire rafts." "Montresor" stamped on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1347 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    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 Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 2⁰. ... Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1787