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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Philadelphia, PA maps and prints. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1834 Race Bridge Philadelphia. View from Fair Mount Water Works. Early hand colored steel engraving.
11 x 9 in. $50

1873 Philadelphia View. Beautifully hand colored scene from Appleton & Co., published in 1873. Title is "Philadelphia from Belmont (West Park)." Shows the city from a distance, with rural countryside and the river in the foreground. 
9x12 in. $80

1838 Bartlett Philadephia view. The Exchange and Girard's Bank. Very handsome hand colored steel engraving. 
10-1/2x8 in. $80

1838 Bartlett Philadelphia engraving. The United States Bank. A fine hand colored view of this short-lived bank in Philadelphia. Hand colored steel engraving. 
10-1/2x8 in. $60

1834 Philadelphia Penitentiary. "Birthplace of Solitary Confinement." Hand colored steel engraving with separate text.
11x8-1/2 in. $50


1863 Portrait of Benjamin Franklin. This is a detailed steel-engraved portrait of Benjamin Franklin, seated with his cane in his lap and a paper in his hand. It is in very good condition.
Size is 8x10 in. $60

Philadelphia lithograph from 1876. Main Building of the International Exhibition. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. H. Pettit and Jos. M. Wilson, Engineers and Architects. Photo-Lith by Julius Bien, N.Y.
18.5x24 in. $145

Machinery Hall, International Exhibition. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia 1876. Photo-litho by Julius Bien, N.Y. H. Pettit and Jos. M. Wilson, Engineers and Architects.
18.5x24 in. $145

1906 Cram map of Philadelphia. Large very detailed hand colored map showing streets, railroad lines, parks and some major buildings. There is a key on the bottom right of the map listing the location of Wharves and Ferrys. There are some small water stain on the left and right borders.
27x18 in. $80

1855 J.H. Colton & Company hand colored engraved map of Philadelphia. Colton was among the earliest map maker with very accurate maps of the United States.
17-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $250

1876 The Centennial Fourth-Illumination of Independence Hall, Philadelphia. Hand Colored wood engraving
11 x 16 in. $60

Picturesque America
1873 Tower and Steeple, Independence Hall Inset image
of Independence Hall
3.75 x 9 in. $30

Harpers Weekly
1897 Restoration of Independence Hall, Philadelphia. Hand Colored interior and exterior views
16 x 22 in. $100

View of the 1683 Wm. Penn's Treaty With the Indians. Beautiful Philadelphia chromolithograph by Kurz & Allison, c.1890.
28 x 22 in. $350 

circa 1860
Announcement of the Declaration of Independence
Steel engraving, hand colored
6.75 x 10.5 in. $40

Harper's 1876 Reading the Declaration of Independence by John Nixon, From the Steps of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 8 1776. Hand colored wood engraving, slight foxing on margin does not affect the print
16 x 11 in. $80

1865 Civil War photos and lithographed Certificate from The Citizens Volunteer Hospital Association of Philadelphia, which was instituted September 5, 1862. Certificate issued to Mrs. Ellen Matthews who was an active member. Certificate was signed by Thomas Gifford, Secretary. This is framed with photos of Gifford and Mrs. Matthews. Back of signed photos are copied so they can be displayed in frame.
Framed image measures:
24 x 22 in. $850
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1876 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "The Grand Plaza, Centennial Grounds, Philadelphia." From a Sketch
by Theo. R. Davis.
16 x 11 in. $40

1884 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing, "The New Philadelphia Post-Office." Drawn by F.B. Schell.
16 x 11 in. $60

1891 Hand colored wood engravings titled, "The Philadelphia and Reading Terminal Facilities." These four images show views around the Reading Station.
16 x 11 in. $60

1851 Hand colored steel engraving showing Girard-College in Philadelphia. This is a
rare Meyers View.
8-1/2 x 6 in. $80

1840 Rare hand colored steel engraving showing Girard's Bank
in Philadelphia.
10-1/2 x 7-1/2 in. $60

1839 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "Fairmont Gardens, With the Schuylkill Bridge," in Philadelphia. Published for the Proprietors
by Geo. Virtue, London.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $60

1898 Hand colored lithographed map of Philadelphia Harbor, Showing Condition of Channel After Improvement.
15 x 9 in. $80

Rand McNally & Co.'s Map of the Main Portion of Philadelphia which also shows Railroads and Street Car Lines. Featured in the
Atlas of the World.
14 x 11 in. $30 

1901 Rand McNally & Co. hand colored engraved Philadelphia map showing Philadelphia and Vicinity. Featured in the Rand McNally Indexed Atlas.
27-1/2 x 20 in. $80

1895 New Driving Map of Philadelphia by the People's Publishing Co. Shows the primary streets, rivers, railroads, parks, and common areas.
14 1/2 x 21 3/4 in. $60

1876 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Centennial -- Philadelphia, From the West End of Callowhill Street Bridge." Drawn by Schell and Hogan and featured
in Harper's Weekly.
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $180

1887 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing a Bird's-Eye View of Philadelphia from Fairmount Park in upper image, the Academies of Fine Art and Music, and other note-worthy buildings. Title of images is, "Celebration of the Centennial of the Constitution in Philadelphia -- Views of Some of the Notable Buildings in the City."
22 x 16 in. $220

The Centennial Ballon View. A beautifully hand colored birds-eye view of Philadephia's Centennial in 1876.  A large wood engraved Supplement to Harper's Weekly.
22 1/2 x 33 in. $600

“The Centennial Exposition – Procession of the Grand Commandery of the United States Knights Templars, Thursday, June 1st – The Column Passing the Masonic Temple in Broad Street.” Beautiful large double page print from the 1876 Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Hand colored, wood engraving.
15 1/2 x 22 in. $185

“English Cottages Erected by the British Government on the Centennial Grounds, Philadelphia, For the Royal Commission.” Sketched by Theo. R. Davis. 1876 Harper’s Weekly. Wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $60

Stunning View of the Fairmount Water-Works, Philadelphia. The nation’s first water supply to use paddle wheels to move water.1873 Hand colored, wood engraving.
7 x 10 in. $40

1869 Early Philadelphia photos – 6 original album photos in book: The Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Front & Lehigh ave. Green cloth binding, gold embossed picture of hospital on front.
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. $150

1891 Philadelphia view. Published by Sherwood, Neely and Jones. Hand colored, steel engraving.
8 x 10 in. $200

1871 City of Philadelphia bank loan certificate. Features 10 vignettes of  portraits and scenes.
8 1/2 x 15 in. $70

Easttown Township Map 1908 by Mullen. Shows towns of Beryn & Devon. Great detail – shows property owners, streets, places of interest. Hand colored lithograph on linen. Good condition.
 22 x 31 5/8 in. $175

1890 Mounted hand colored engraved Delaware River with inset bottom right part of the Delaware River continuted from Frankfurt to Trenton.
37 x 27 in. $500

"The Southern Loyalists' Convention at Philadelphia --  Shows a Mass Meeting Of Southern And Northern Delegates In front Of The Union League Building. 1866 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $60

1876 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Philadelphia, PA. -- The Centennial Exposition -- The United States Government Building -- Sketches of our Domestic Exhibits." Featured in Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper.
22 x 15-1/2 in. $200

1884 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The New Philadelphia City Hall."
Drawn by F.B. Schell.
21 x 16 in. $250

1904 Chromolithograph showing the House of Founder of State of Pennsylvania and First Assembly House of Pennsylvania.
10 x 8 in. $40

1866 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving showing The Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad Across the Susquehanna, Connecting Perryville with
Havre De Grace.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60

1915 Willow Grove Park "Whispering Willows" sheet music by Victor Herbert celebrating this famous amusement park (which is now the site of a mall). This is the entire song and the cover shows the fountain and rowboat. Published by M. Witmark & Sons. This is
in fine condition.
13-1/2 x 10 in. $30

C.1876 Hand colored lithographed Atlas of Pennsylvania Counties of Chester, Dauphin, Berks, Lebanon, York, and Lancaster.
26 x 17 in. $80

1893 Color New Driving Map
 of Philadelphia.
21 x 13-1/2 in. $60


1898 Color Rand, McNally & Co.'s Indexed Atlas of the World Map of Philadelphia with guide to the Piers on Delaware River and large inset on bottom right of
and Vicinity.
27-1/2 x 20-1/2 in. $280

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