A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia, 1777
Scope and Contents
This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.
- Faden, William, 1749-1836 (Publisher, Person)
- Scull, Nicholas, 1686?-1761? (Creator, Person)
- Heap, George, active 1715-1760 (Author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.
1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 62 x 45 cm
Language of Materials
Client reference #277; WAG #289328
The Philadelphia Print Shop LTD., 1 September 1995.
Scale [ca. 1:43,000]. Shows roads and the names of landholders in rural areas. Includes "table of the distances of the most remarkable places on this plan beginning at the court house" and illustration of "elevation of the state house." First state of the map, with an unnamed island.
Some foxing in margins.
London : W. Faden, 1777