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Title
A plan of the city of Philadelphia and environs
Names
Hills, John, surveyor (Surveyor)
Kneass, William (1780-1840 ) (Engraver)
Varnum, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradley) (1751-1821 ) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1808 [i.e. 1809]
Place: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published ... by the author ... ,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-1882
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Maps
Landowners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.) -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Published May 1st 1808, as the act directs and sold by the author, and principal booksellers in Philadelphia."
Content: "The distance between the circles is one mile."
Content: Circular map with ills.
Content: Includes dedication, and note by J.B. Varnum, dated Feb. 1st, 1809.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows names of landowners.
Citation/reference: Phillips, P.L. Descriptive maps and views of Philadelphia, in the Library of Congress, 181
Citation/reference: Phillips. Maps of America, p. 703
Statement of responsibility: surveyed by John Hills, in the summers of 1801, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 ; Wm. Kneass sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 66 x 91 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 46764806
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15022058
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e67e780-c52b-012f-049d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1808: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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A plan of the city of Philadelphia and environs