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Title
Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876
Additional title: 1776 - Centennial views - 1876
Additional title: 1776-1876 Centennial views
Names
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) (Draftsman)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 (Publisher)
Mitchell Map Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Mitchell Map Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-949
Topics
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Administrative and political divisions
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Camden (N.J.)
Camden (N.J.) -- Administrative and political divisions
New Jersey -- Camden
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Genres
Maps
Tourist maps
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn and engraved by W.H. Gamble.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1876 by S. Augustus Mitchell 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 b, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:25,300 (W 75°15ʹ11ʺ--W 75°06ʹ01ʺ/N 40°00ʹ24ʺ--N 39°55ʹ11ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 52 cm, on sheet 54 x 60 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy: margins trimmed; sheet 51 x 59 cm. Author statement and "Act of Congress" statement presumably trimmed off
Description
Shows wards, rail lines, and selected buildings. Colored by ward. Also covers Camden, N.J. Includes illustrations of Main Building, Machinery Hall, Memorial Hall, and Horticultural Hall (above map) ; Agricultural Hall, U.S. Government building, Womens' Pavilion, and Judges Hall (below map) of the Centennial Exhibition in Fairmount Park. Map and illustrations within ornamental border.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47179154
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21413148
Folder number: US213.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e4bf5ee0-bb69-0135-298c-312eca96ef1d
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

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f7470ed0-bb69-0135-e785-0bdecb31f1b2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f7470ed0-bb69-0135-e785-0bdecb31f1b2

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1876). Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f7470ed0-bb69-0135-e785-0bdecb31f1b2

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876