J.L. Smith. “New Map of Philadelphia and Vicinity.” Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, 1891. 27 ¼ x 44. Lithograph. Original color highlights. Separately issued folding map in two sheets originally mounted on canvas joined to make one map. Old and new repairs on folds on verso with linen tape. Faint browning in parts of map but clean overall. With original cloth cover.
Smith’s colorful and large two-sheet folding map of Philadelphia and environs, joined to make one map, covers the area from Philadelphia to the north as far as North Wales, to the east as far as Moorestown NJ, and to the west just beyond Downingtown. Major streets and some buildings are shown in the city. Extensive information is given for the surrounding area, including roads, rivers, rail lines, mills, hotels, meeting houses, and myriad other geographic details.