Antique Map Of Philadelphia By Nicholas Scull - 1762
Drawing - Engraving
Published by Matthew Clarkson and Mary Biddle, this detailed map of Philadelphia from the mid 18th-century includes an index in the upper right to various places of interest (including libraries, churches, hospitals, etc). Two insets in the upper left show two plans of Philadelphia based on surveys of Thomas Holmes and Benjamin Eastburn. All the wharves along the Delaware River are labeled, and the decorative cartouche in the lower left includes a dedication "To the Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen, Common Council and Freemen of Philadelphia."
January 27th, 2014
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