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Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia : from actual surveys & official records in the Department of Surveys and corrected by the District Surveyors

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Title
Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia : from actual surveys & official records in the Department of Surveys and corrected by the District Surveyors
Additional title: Map of the city of Philadelphia
Names
Smith, John L., 1846-1921 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Place: 27 So. Sixth Street, Philadelphia
Publisher: J.L. Smith
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5241
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1887 by J.L. Smith."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 698, column b, no. 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 219 x 196 cm ; NYPL Map Div. copy in 6 sheets, 112 x 68 cm or smaller
Stamped: Department of Public Works, Bureau of Surveys; and Dep't of Public Works, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1890. Includes autograph: Saml. L. Smedley, Chief Engr. & Sur.
Description
Shows wards, names of streets, drainage, railroads, selected buildings, and other points of interest. Includes street index, street directory, table of street distances and order of house numbers, and list of "Elevations of the highest recorded points above high tide in the Delaware River." Also includes inset "Smith's new map of Philadelphia. Scale one inch to the mile." Delaware River depths shown by soundings and isolines. NYPL Map Div. copy annotated with color to show information regarding sewers, storm water conduits, and ward boundaries.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1017476893
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646279
Folder number: US216.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fde8c590-d230-0135-8af0-013902e22e60
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

  • 1846: Creator Born
  • 1887: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb408c20-f308-0135-0814-35bdce9bbf3f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb408c20-f308-0135-0814-35bdce9bbf3f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1887). Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fb408c20-f308-0135-0814-35bdce9bbf3f

Wikipedia Citation

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Smith's map of the city of Philadelphia