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Title
Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia : excepting Wissahickon Valley, 1870
Names
Bourquin, F. (Frederick), 1808- (Lithographer)
Worley & Bracher (Engraver)
Fairmount Park Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870 - 1899 (Questionable)
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.?
Publisher: Fairmount Park Commission?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-948
Topics
Parks -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Parks
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Fairmount Park
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Engraved by Worley & Bracher, 320 Chestnut St., Phila.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Acquisition: David McNeely Stauffer Collection
Content: Scale approximately 1:10,100. Not "800 ft. to 1 inch" (W 75°13ʹ48ʺ--W 75°10ʹ48ʺ/N 40°00ʹ36ʺ--N 39°57ʹ36ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : photocopy ; 61 x 39 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy: manuscript additions in black ink show "North Concourse," "South Concourse," and 2 loops of possible viaduct with stations and trestle. Stamped in lower right margin: D. McN. Stauffer Collection and Gift
Description
Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Oriented with north towards the upper right. "F. Bourquin Lith. ... Phila." in fine print inside neat line on lower right indicates lithographer of original map at scale of 1:9,600 or 800 feet to 1 inch. This is a reduced reproduction, evidenced by difference in scale determined from bar scale.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1009089791
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21398737
Folder number: US212.1.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ba821e0-bbfd-0135-8da4-1d6612d6d074
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

  • 1870: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fbc1fd10-bbfd-0135-cb5f-0d7b762a0df8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fbc1fd10-bbfd-0135-cb5f-0d7b762a0df8

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1870 - 1899). Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fbc1fd10-bbfd-0135-cb5f-0d7b762a0df8

Wikipedia Citation

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Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia