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An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia.

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Title
An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia.
Names
Penn, Thomas (Dedicatee)
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Publisher)
Jefferys, Thomas (d. 1771) (Engraver)
Heap, George (fl. 1715-1760) (Artist)
Scull, Nicholas (1686?-1761?) (Surveyor)
Van der Gucht, Gerard (1696-1776) (Artist)
Penn, Richard (Dedicatee)
Collection

I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints.

Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1754
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Genres
Prints
Engravings
Notes
Citation/reference: Stokes Before 1754-B-59
Content: According to Deak this print was dedicated to Thomas and William Penn, but in inscription it is Thomas Penn and Richard Penn
Content: Print contains 4 columns of descriptive text and 14 references in lower margin.
Content: Print contains inset: A plan of the city of Philadelphia.
Content: Print contains two small views: The Battery ; The State House.
Content: See also Deák 99 and Deak 101.
Citation/reference: Deák 099
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print, 4 sheets (2nd state) ; 53.3 x 210.3 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37234e10-c5ed-012f-021a-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1754: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1754. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1754). An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-7ac2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia.