Antique Towns & City Maps and Views > Philadelphia (11)
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Model # TOW240
Philadelphia - Maker: Tanner
From the "Universal Atlas" of master cartographer Henry Schenck Tanner, hand colored engraved antique map of Philadelphia towards the mid-19th century, with a key to wards delineated by letter (as well as color), very fine detail of streets, parks and squares, wharves, and including an extensive legend of public buildings, hotels, churches and banks. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 15 x 12 inches.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1836
1836Tanner$250.00

Model # MAT087
Map of the Vicinity of Philadelphia - Maker: Lake & Beers
Restored wall map of Philadelphia and its surrounding area, cleaned, deacidified and rebacked in linen, colors are more vibrant than shown in photograph, print is clear, published by Stone & Pomeroy, in very good condition, additional image available on request, 60"w x 65"h.
Price: $2,200.00 Date: 1860
1860Lake & Beers$2,200.00

Model # TOW201PHL
Plan of Philadelphia. - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Philadelphia, with ornate border, by Mitchell, 1860. Map is colored by district and shows general outline of city blocks, major street names, railroads, points of interest (e.g. Monument Cemetery, Girard College and Grounds, beaches, etc.) Good to very good overall antique condition, Measures approx. 11" x 12.75" to the outer edges of the decorative border.
Price: $80.00 Date: 1860
1860Mitchell$80.00

Model # TOW071
Bird's-Eye View of Philadelphia. - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Black and white antique map and illustration from the Supplement to Harper's Weekly, June 15, 1872, showing a bird's eye view of Philadelphia, with beautiful detail, ships and boats in the harbor, etc. The Delware River is at bottom and the Schuylkill River is near top. Very good condition with light toning at edges, light toning at fold lines, a few minor spots, tape marks on side margins at folds, but with a mat these would not be apparent once framed. There is additional tape on the back of the map, we are unsure if it is archival. A page or two from Harper's Weekly is still attached to the upper left quadrant of the map on the back. With folds as issued. Map is very fragile, on light-weight paper that tears easily. Approx. 21 x 30 inches. If you are interested in this map and would like to discuss backing the map to make it less fragile, please contact us.
Price: $475.00 Date: 1872
1872Harper's Weekly$475.00

Model # TOW206PHL
Outline Map of the County and City of Philadelphia and Vicinity - Maker: Walling
Antique hand colored map of the vicinity of Philadelphia, very good condition, 11.25 x 14.25 inches.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1872
1872Walling$125.00

Model # TOW218PHLB
Bird's Eye View of the City of Philadelphia - Maker: Frank Leslie
Black and white antique illustrated bird's eye view of Philadelphia, with numbered key to public buildings and major points of interest, as well as the Centennial Buildings in Fairmount Park. Good architectural detail, illustrations in foreground. From the Supplement to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper No. 1059. Approx. 21.25 x 30 inches. Folded map in good condition, some toning, some wear along the margins and upper center fold.
Price: $395.00 Date: 1876
1876Frank Leslie$395.00

Model # TOW203PHL
Philadelphia (The Most Densely Settled Portion). - Maker: Hunt & Eaton
Antique printed color city plan of Philadelphia, by Hunt and Eaton, 1892. Shows general outline of city blocks, names of major streets and squares, railroad lines, and points of interest (e.g. Girard College, Woodland Cemetary, University of Pennsylvania, Alms House, etc.) Very good overall antique condition with some mild toning of the paper. Measures approximately 9.25" x 12" to the neatline.
Price: $45.00 Date: 1892
1892Hunt & Eaton$45.00

Model # TOW204PHL
Vicinity of Philadelphia - Maker: Hunt & Eaton
Antique printed color map of the vicinity of Philadelphia, by Hunt and Eaton, 1892. Includes general outline of city blocks within the city, as well as ralroad lines and points of interest throughout the area. Very good overall antique condition with some mild toning of the paper. Measures approximately 11.25" x 9.25" to the neatline.
Price: $45.00 Date: 1892
1892Hunt & Eaton$45.00

Model # TOW117
Smith's Map of Philadelphia and Vicinity - Maker: Smith
Hand colored folding antique city map of Philadelphia and vicinity, in 2 sections. With beautiful detail of roads, turnpikes, railroads, proposed railroads, streets, parks, points of interest, and individual houses with property owners' names indicated. Very good overall antique condition, 26 x 42.5 inches.
Price: $425.00 Date: 1895
1895Smith$425.00

Model # MAT183
New Driving Map of Philadelphia, verso: Buffalo, and Map of Baltimore - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color double-sided sheet of Philadelphia (Recto). Verso: (Two Maps) A map of Buffalo (New York) and a map of Baltimore (Maryland). The map of Baltimore includes a reference to prominent buildings, hotels, churches, theatres, and depots. Very good condition with some slight overall browning/small brown spots. By Cram, in Cram's Universal Atlas Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, 1900. Recto Map (Philadelphia) measures approximately 12.25" x 19.5" to the neatline. Map of Buffalo measures approximately 13" x 10.25" to the neatline. Map of Baltimore measures approx. 10" x 12.25" to the neatline. If you would like to purchase any of these maps separate from the others, please contact us.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1900
1900Cram$60.00

Model # TOW205PHL
New Driving Map of Philadelphia - Maker: Cram
Antique map of the greater Philadelphia area, printed color, Very good overall antique condition, approx. 12.5 x 19.5 inches.
Price: $75.00 Date: 1900
1900Cram$75.00

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Antique Towns & City Maps and Views > Philadelphia (13)
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Model # TOW128JR
Philadelphia.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Hinton
Antique tinted steel engraving of a view of Philadelphia, across the harbor, with ships. From J.H. Honton's, "The History and Topography of the United States", 1834. Very good overall antique condition, matted, 6.25 x 9 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1834
1834Hinton

Model # TOW357
Principal Cities of the United States *****SOLD***** - Maker: Swanston
Antique hand colored maps of eight major cities in the United States in the mid-19th century, engraved by Swanston for Fullarton's Royal Illustrated Atlas, including New York, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, DC, New Orleans, Louisiana, Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Providence, Rhode Island, and Charleston, South Carolina, with railroads, surrounding towns, and interestingly in Baltimore and New Orleans, marked battlefields from the two major battles fought in those cities in the War of 1812. Very good condition, slightly soiled, measures approx. 9.25 x 5.5 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1834
1834Swanston

Model # TOW202PHL
Philadelphia. *****SOLD***** - Maker: S.D.U.K.
Antique city plan of Philadelphia by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, with some border coloring and vignettes of the United States Bank and the Exchange at the bottom. With great detail of streets, some buildings, and points of interest listed in a numbered key. Good condition overall, approx. 15 x 11.75 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1840
1840S.D.U.K.

Model # MAT186
Philadelphia ***SOLD*** - Maker: Bradshaw & Blacklock
Antique black and white plan of Philadelphia, by Bradshaw and Blacklock, published in The Life of William Penn, 1849. Shows the city with wards, public buildings, hotels, churches, banks, and more. Decorative border. Good condition with toning overall and a tear through the border in the upper right corner. Some spotting. Approx. 16 x 13.25 to the edges of the border. Priced as-is. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1849
1849Bradshaw & Blacklock

Model # TOW144
Philadelphia *****SOLD***** - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map by Colton, 1855, condition very good, paper is toned overall, approx. 15.75 x 13.5 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1855
1855Colton
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Model # MAT045
The Centennial---Balloon View of the Grounds.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Black and white antique illustration/bird's eye view map of Philadelphia, on the occasion of the Centennial, from Harper's Weekly, September 30, 1876. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 21 x 31 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1876
1876Harper's Weekly

Model # TOW224PHL
Philadelphia *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of Philadelphia by Gray, published in 1876. Shows streets, railroads, ferry lines, parks, cemeteries, and more. The year 1876 is important in Philadelphia's history because it was the year of their Centennial International Exhibition. Nearly 10 million visitors attended the exhibition and thirty-seven countries participated in it. The buildings and grounds for this fair can be seen on this map on the left side in pink between the railroad depot and Fairmount Park. Most of the buildings built for the fair have been since demolished. The "Explanation" in the lower right corner is in three languages, suggesting that this map may have been made as a souvenir of the fair, particularly because Gray was a geographical publisher based in Philadelphia. Very good to Very good overall antique condition with a few minor age spots and some minor, repaired edge tears. Approx. 16 x 24.5 inches to neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1876
1876Gray

Model # USA125
Plan de Philadelphie **SOLD** - Maker: Fayard
City of Philadelphia United States Map, showing key buildings and sites, parks, reservoirs, and streets, very good condition, 16"h x 11 1/2"w. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1877
1877Fayard

Model # TOW198PHL
Outline Map of the County and City of Philadelphia and Vicinity*****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of Philadelphia, with additional map of the vicinity surrounding the city. Very good condition overall, approx. 16.5 x 28 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Gray

Model # TOW199PHL
Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Camden *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Philadelphia, includes Delaware River and Camden, decorative border, good condition, 14.5 x 22 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1884
1884Mitchell

Model # TOW246
Colton's Philadelphia ***SOLD*** - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map with Colton's distinctive border of Philadelphia, also known as the City of Brotherly Love . Map has named streets, parks, public buildings and cemeteries, the now long gone Windmill Island with a sanitarium, and a lot of green grassy areas like the US Naval Asylum and the Penitentiary. Fair antique condition, light water damage mostly outside border, paper is slightly wavy and toned overall, Approx. 16 x 13 inches
Price: Date: 1887
1887Colton

Model # TOW021
New Driving Map of Philadelphia *****SOLD***** - Maker: Goldthwaite
Antique city plan by Geo. Cram, from Goldthwaite's Universal Atlas, Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, containing a Complete Series of Maps of Modern Geography, Exhibiting the World and its Various Political Divisions as They are To-day, published by Goldthwaite's Geographical Magazine, New York, 1891. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 12.75 x 19.5 inches. verso TOW020 and TOW022. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1891
1891Goldthwaite

Model # MAT069
Hammond's Bird's-Eye View Map of Philadelphia and Vicinity, showing Roads, Railroads, Cities and Towns, etc.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Spofford/Hammond
Antique folding Bird's Eye View map of Philadelphia and vicinity, shows roads, railroads, cities, towns, bridges, and natural features on both sides of the Delaware River. Good condition, unfolded 17.5 x 24.7 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1926
1926Spofford/Hammond

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