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Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876

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Title
Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876
Additional title: Visitors' guide to the centennial exhibition and Philadelphia
Names
Centennial Guide Book Co. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co.
Edition: Edition "entered ... 1876," with buildings numbered up to 180
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-950
Topics
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Buildings
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania
Genres
Maps
Tourist maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1876, by the 'Centennial Guide Book Company,' Limited, in the Office of the LIbrarian of Congress at Washington."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 697, column c, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:3,600 (W 75°13ʹ38ʺ--W 75°11ʹ36ʺ/N 39°59ʹ49ʺ--N 39°58ʹ26ʺ).
Source note: NYPL Map Div. copy extracted from Visitors' guide to the centennial exhibition and Philadelphia.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 43 x 59 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy mounted on cloth; text on verso barely legible
Description
Shows buildings, fences, water, lawns, roads, and passenger railways on the Centennial Exhibition grounds in Fairmount Park. Oriented with north to the upper left. Includes illustrations of flags and index/key to buildings. Verso of map includes notes on the plan. Differs from similar map; this map shows buildings numbered up to 180.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014028641
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21415436
Folder number: US213.2.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): abeefcf0-bdbf-0135-a484-47b499191f89
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

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb65230-bdbf-0135-117d-0948377ea8b2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb65230-bdbf-0135-117d-0948377ea8b2

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1876). Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bfb65230-bdbf-0135-117d-0948377ea8b2

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876