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Title
New map of the city of Philadelphia : from the latest city surveys
Additional title: Smith's 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: 1883
Place: 27 South Sixth St., Philadelphia
Publisher: J.L. Smith, publisher
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5227
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°15ʹ29ʺ--W 75°04ʹ37ʺ/N 40°05ʹ24ʺ--N 39°52ʹ39ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 102 x 72 cm, folded in cover 16 x 10 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy in 2 sheets, 59 x 74 cm and 48 x 75 cm, encapsulated in mylar with covers, filed flat
Description
Shows wards, railroads, and radial distances from City Hall in 1-mile concentric circles. Includes street directory and table of highest elevations. Includes publisher's advertisement inside front cover.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014337258
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646265
Folder number: US214.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aaa6b000-c406-0135-0549-41b3a384cccd
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Creator Born
  • 1883: 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. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b42a6260-c406-0135-5f51-0f1328c43e95

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 September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b42a6260-c406-0135-5f51-0f1328c43e95

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1883). New map of the city of Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b42a6260-c406-0135-5f51-0f1328c43e95

Wikipedia Citation

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New map of the city of Philadelphia