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Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia : showing the approaches by steam and street railways

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Title
Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia : showing the approaches by steam and street railways
Names
Smith, S. Crawford (Associated name)
Hunter, Thomas (Lithographer) (Lithographer)
Centennial Commissioners (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Creator)
Centennial Chart Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 (Inferred)
Place: 302 Walnut St., Philada.
Publisher: Centennial Chart Co. (limited)
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5217
Topics
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Published ... from authentic surveys corrected & approved by the Centennial Commissioners."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1875 by S. Crawford Smith in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 697, column a, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:15,840. 1/4 mile to an inch (W 75°13ʹ43ʺ--W 75°10ʹ30ʺ/N 39°59ʹ37ʺ--N 39°56ʹ41ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 31 x 30 cm, on sheet 43 x 35 cm
Description
Includes statistics on dimensions of buildings, hydrographical notes, references to places of interest, and advertisement for Thomas Hunter, "lithographer & chromo publisher." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. First 12 references to points of interest in English, German, French, and Spanish. Differs from similar maps. Includes advertisement as well as 26 numbered and 3 lettered references to points of interest. Lacks of illustrations of Judges' Hall of International Exhibition, Horticultural Hall, and centennial seal.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
German
French
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1009652693
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646255
Folder number: US213.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a3296d0-bb62-0135-7209-0000fe6db9e9
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

  • 1875: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/18694370-bb62-0135-3b89-0e5673fd56e6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/18694370-bb62-0135-3b89-0e5673fd56e6

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/18694370-bb62-0135-3b89-0e5673fd56e6

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia