Map of principal portion of Philadelphia

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Title
Map of principal portion of Philadelphia
Names
Metropolis Map Co. (Creator)
Metropolis Map Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891 (Inferred)
Place: New York
Publisher: The Metropolis Map Company, publishers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5234
Topics
Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Street-railroads -- Rhode Island -- Providence (R.I.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Providence (R.I.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Copyright 1891 by The Metropolis Map Co."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 698, column c, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:18,000 (W 75°14ʹ20ʺ--W 75°06ʹ38ʺ/N 40°00ʹ01ʺ--N 39°55ʹ45ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 40 x 52 cm, on sheet 44 x 56 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 48618
Description
Covers central districts (south of Somerset St., east of 57th St., north of Reed St.). Also shows streetcar lines. Includes classified index to points of interest. On verso: Map of Providence. Scale approximately 1:17,250. Copyright 1890; shows streetcar lines and includes classified index to points of interest.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1015317478
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646272
Folder number: US215.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f65ae4c0-c40b-0135-1f3e-04f142d51daf
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of principal portion of Philadelphia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00d10170-c40c-0135-f334-0734135d24ff

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of principal portion of Philadelphia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00d10170-c40c-0135-f334-0734135d24ff

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). Map of principal portion of Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/00d10170-c40c-0135-f334-0734135d24ff

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of principal portion of Philadelphia