Plan of the city of Philadelphia, 1876 Additional title: 1776 - Centennial views - 1876Additional title: 1776-1876 Centennial views
NamesGamble, W. H. (William H.) (Draftsman)Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 (Publisher)Mitchell Map Co. (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1876 (Inferred)Place: PhiladelphiaPublisher: Mitchell Map Co.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-949
TopicsCentennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)Administrative and political divisionsPhiladelphia (Pa.)Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Administrative and political divisionsCamden (N.J.)Camden (N.J.) -- Administrative and political divisionsNew Jersey -- CamdenPennsylvania -- Philadelphia
NotesStatement 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. 5Funding: 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 36 x 52 cm, on sheet 54 x 60 cmNYPL Map Div. copy: margins trimmed; sheet 51 x 59 cm. Author statement and "Act of Congress" statement presumably trimmed off
DescriptionShows 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 47179154NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21413148Folder number: US213.2.03Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e4bf5ee0-bb69-0135-298c-312eca96ef1d
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