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Title
A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
Additional title: Perspective view of the State-House
Names
Scull, Nicholas, 1686?-1761? (Creator)
Heap, George, active 1715-1760 (Creator)
Boggs, Benj. R. (Benjamin Randolph) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Benj. R. Boggs
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-943 c. 2
Topics
Independence Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Landowners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Landowners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Landowners
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Genres
Maps
Aerial views
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By N. Scull and G. Heap.
Statement of responsibility: "Republished 1893 by Benj. R. Boggs, Philadelphia."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 693, column a
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Acquisition: Emmet Collection 3320
Content: Scale approximately 1:65,000 (W 75°17ʹ01ʺ--W 75°02ʹ27ʺ/N 40°03ʹ05ʺ--N 39°51ʹ08ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 33 x 30 cm, on sheet 54 x 35 cm
Margins trimmed off. Mounted on paper 53 x 39 cm
Annotated with red underlining of a resident's name on map, with handwritten explanation beneath map that red "show[s] the situation of Mr. John Moland's residence near Phila."
Description
Facsimile of state showing estate of Wm. Allen near Germantown with his name added to the "Table of distances." Rural buildings shown with occupants' names. Includes text, distance table, illustrations, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Differs from other states in that it includes a "Scale of Inches" in addition to a "Scale of Furlongs & Miles." "1750" above Statehouse.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 62882164
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21376795
Folder number: US209.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3cab9260-bc05-0135-c914-0659b9de9af9
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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53ab94b0-bc06-0135-f9f1-25d94647ed8f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53ab94b0-bc06-0135-f9f1-25d94647ed8f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1893). A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/53ab94b0-bc06-0135-f9f1-25d94647ed8f

Wikipedia Citation

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A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent