Philadelphia city plan Pennsylvania 1846-9 Mitchell Burroughs scarce urban mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(United States, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill River, Delaware River, City Plan).
Issued 1846-9, Phila. by S.A. Mitchell & H.N. Burroughs.
Attractive and uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map with original hand color. Decorative interlaced border surrounds the plan. Long index down right side identifies dozens of specific buildings, including bank, musuem, theatre, the U.S. Mint, churches, etc.
Map sheet lightly evenly age toned as typical, overall clean and well preserved with a fine age patina and visual appeal unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 17 1/4"H x 13 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 1/2"H x 12 3/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 214 & vol. 3, p. 260.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 313.