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Title
New map of the city of Philadelphia : from the latest city surveys
Additional title: New map of Philadelphia
Names
Smith, John L., 1846-1921 (Creator)
Smith, John L., 1846-1921 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Place: 27 South Sixth St., [Philadelphia]
Publisher: J.L. Smith, publisher
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5228
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 698, column a, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:21,000 (W 75°13ʹ05ʺ--W 75°05ʹ45ʺ/N 40°02ʹ58ʺ--N 39°54ʹ23ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 74 x 58 cm, folded in cover 17 x 10 cm ; NYPL Map Div. copy in 2 sheets, 31 x 64 cm and 48 x 64 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy encapsulated in mylar with front cover; back cover lacking. Filed flat.
Description
Shows wards, railroads, and radial distances from City Hall in 1-mile concentric circles. Includes street directory inside front cover.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014338965
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646266
Folder number: US214.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae860b60-c407-0135-92f5-7bd93cd01a15
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Creator Born
  • 1884: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of the city of Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/720f53f0-66bb-0136-f879-6bd770d4f5ed

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of the city of Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/720f53f0-66bb-0136-f879-6bd770d4f5ed

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1884). New map of the city of Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/720f53f0-66bb-0136-f879-6bd770d4f5ed

Wikipedia Citation

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New map of the city of Philadelphia