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Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia : excepting Wissahickon Valley, 1870

Title
Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia : excepting Wissahickon Valley, 1870 / engraved by Worley & Bracher, 320 Chestnut St., Phila.
Publication
[Philadelphia, Pa.?] : [Fairmount Park Commission?], [between 1870 and 1899?]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-948Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • Bourquin, F. (Frederick), 1808-
  • Worley & Bracher, engraver.
  • Fairmount Park Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.), publisher.
  • David McNeely Stauffer Collection.
Description
1 map : photocopy; 61 x 39 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US212.1.09
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Topographic maps.
  • Maps.
Note
  • 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.
Call Number
Map Div. 17-948
OCLC
1009089791
Title
Topographical map of Fairmount Park, Philadelphia : excepting Wissahickon Valley, 1870 / engraved by Worley & Bracher, 320 Chestnut St., Phila.
Publisher
[Philadelphia, Pa.?] : [Fairmount Park Commission?], [between 1870 and 1899?]
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:10,100. Not "800 ft. to 1 inch" (W 75°13ʹ48ʺ--W 75°10ʹ48ʺ/N 40°00ʹ36ʺ--N 39°57ʹ36ʺ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Local Note
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.
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Place of Publication
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Added Author
Bourquin, F. (Frederick), 1808- lithographer.
Worley & Bracher, engraver.
Fairmount Park Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.), publisher.
David McNeely Stauffer Collection.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-948 [Filed with Philadelphia 1870]
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