Map of the centennial grounds and vicinity, Philadelphia : showing the approaches by steam and street railways
NamesSmith, S. Crawford (Associated name)Hunter, Thomas (Lithographer) (Lithographer)Centennial Commissioners (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Creator)Centennial Chart Co. (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1875 (Inferred)Place: 302 Walnut St., Philada.Publisher: Centennial Chart Co. (limited)
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5217
TopicsCentennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)Philadelphia (Pa.)Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
NotesStatement 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. 6Funding: 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 31 x 30 cm, on sheet 43 x 35 cm
DescriptionIncludes 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 1009652693NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646255Folder number: US213.1.05Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a3296d0-bb62-0135-7209-0000fe6db9e9
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