+ o - ^
previous next

Surveys for a future water supply , Map showing proposed lines of aqueducts from the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and Perkiomen Creek, also available watersheds of the Neshaminy, Tohickon, Mill, and Perkiomen Creeks, and of certain tributaries of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers north of the Blue Mountains

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Surveys for a future water supply , Map showing proposed lines of aqueducts from the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and Perkiomen Creek, also available watersheds of the Neshaminy, Tohickon, Mill, and Perkiomen Creeks, and of certain tributaries of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers north of the Blue Mountains
Additional title: Map showing proposed lines of aqueducts from the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and Perkiomen Creek, also available watersheds of the Neshaminy, Tohickon, Mill, and Perkiomen Creeks, and of certain tributaries of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers north of the Blue Mountains
Names
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department (Creator)
Hering, Rudolph, 1847-1923 (Creator)
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Philadelphia Water Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5230
Topics
Aqueducts -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Water-supply -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Hydrology -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Hydrology
Water-supply
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)
Genres
Maps
Thematic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Rudolph Hering, engineer in charge.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 692, column a, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:190,080. 3 miles to 1 inch (W 75°46ʹ--W 74°44ʹ/N 41°05ʹ--N 39°58ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 67 x 49 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy lacks accompanying diagram.
Description
Includes table of statistics for proposed aqueducts and watersheds. "Plate II." Accompanied by: Pumpage diagram for the year 1885. 1 chart : col. ; 34 x 45 cm. NYPL Map Div. copy lacks accompanying diagram.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 62148347
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646268
Folder number: US214.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01c82040-c705-0135-0c61-6535d613b2ae
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

  • 1885: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Surveys for a future water supply " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/110b5560-c705-0135-19ac-2788f52e8157

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Surveys for a future water supply " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/110b5560-c705-0135-19ac-2788f52e8157

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1885). Surveys for a future water supply Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/110b5560-c705-0135-19ac-2788f52e8157

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/110b5560-c705-0135-19ac-2788f52e8157 | title= (cartographic) Surveys for a future water supply , (1885) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=February 28, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Surveys for a future water supply