The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876]

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Title
The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds : [Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876]
Additional title: Guide to the Centennial
Additional title: Bird's-eye view of the Centennial grounds
Additional title: Harper's weekly
Names
Harper & Brothers (Publisher)
Davis, Theodore R. (Creator)
R. Newell & Son (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Place: New York
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5226
Topics
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Genres
Maps
Aerial views
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn and engraved expressly for Harper's weekly ; [drawn] from photographs by R. Newell & Sons and sketches by Theo. R. Davis.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 697, column a, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Not drawn to scale (W 75°13ʹ40ʺ--W 75°11ʹ10ʺ/N 40°00ʹ12ʺ--N 39°58ʹ14ʺ).
Content: Panel title: Guide to the Centennial. Bird's-eye view of the Centennial grounds showing all the Centennial, state, national, and foreign buildings, with the names respectively on each : location of the restaurants indicated.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 view : mounted on linen backing ; 51 x 78 cm ; designed to be folded to 20 x 12 cm
Description
Bird's-eye view of fairgrounds. Oriented with north toward the lower left. In upper margin: Supplement to Harper's weekly, September 30, 1876. Title panel on verso of cloth backing.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 96686300
RLIN/OCLC: 35857715
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646264
Folder number: US213.2.11
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a9d2940-bdc4-0135-a1f0-254942af7df1
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

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/861daa60-bdc4-0135-c874-3fa026e8f7ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/861daa60-bdc4-0135-c874-3fa026e8f7ae

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1876). The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/861daa60-bdc4-0135-c874-3fa026e8f7ae

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The Centennial--balloon view of the grounds