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Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia

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Title
Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia
Names
Smedley, Samuel Lightfoot, 1832-1894 (Creator)
Smedley, Samuel Lightfoot, 1832-1894 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia?
Publisher: Samuel L. Smedley?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5214
Topics
Cities and towns -- Growth
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared expressly for an index thereto by Samuel L. Smedley, city surveyor, 35th St. & Lancaster Ave.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1872 by Samuel L. Smedley in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 696, column c, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:42,000 (W 75°15ʹ53ʺ--W 75°03ʹ54ʺ/N 40°05ʹ01ʺ--N 39°53ʹ14ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 50 x 38 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy mounted on paper and cloth, 54 x 42 cm
Imperfect copy, with small pieces lacking along left edge.
Description
Shows ward numbers and railroads. Relief shown by hachures.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1012341420
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646252
Folder number: US213.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cfa834c0-bb5e-0135-ca2f-47117f9eb727
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

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1872: Issued
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d8db62e0-bb5e-0135-bbe2-55146a614742

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d8db62e0-bb5e-0135-bbe2-55146a614742

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d8db62e0-bb5e-0135-bbe2-55146a614742

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Map of Philadelphia photographically reduced from the 25 large sectional drawings contained in Smedley's complete atlas of Philadelphia