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Title
Bird's eye view of Philadelphia
Names
Davis, Theodore R. (Creator)
Harper & Brothers (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 (Inferred)
Place: New York
Publisher: Harper and Brothers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5213
Topics
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Aerial views
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From sketches by Theodore R. Davis ; drawn and engraved expressly for Harper's weekly.
Content: Oriented with north to the right.
Date: "Supplement to Harper's weekly, June 15, 1872."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1872, by Harper and Brothers, 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 a, no. 2
Citation/reference: Library of Congress. Panoramic maps of cities in the United States and Canada (2nd ed.), 828
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Not drawn to scale (W 75°13ʹ14ʺ--W 75°07ʹ56ʺ/N 39°58ʹ52ʺ--N 39°55ʹ42ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 view ; 50 x 76 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 75694509
RLIN/OCLC: 5450885
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646251
Folder number: US213.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efa2c1e0-bb5d-0135-aba2-01e17169de8c
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

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Bird's eye view of Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/feae8c20-bb5d-0135-23b3-555e51a7fd29

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Bird's eye view of Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/feae8c20-bb5d-0135-23b3-555e51a7fd29

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). Bird's eye view of Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/feae8c20-bb5d-0135-23b3-555e51a7fd29

Wikipedia Citation

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Bird's eye view of Philadelphia