1956.0503 A Map, B Frame, view 1
  • 1956.0503 A Map, B Frame, view 1
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Map (Engraving)

  • Title:

    A/ PLAN/ of the/ City and Environs/ of/ PHILADELPHIA

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Matthew Albert Lotter (Engraver and publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1777

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1956.0503 A


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Object Number

1956.0503 A

Object Name

Map (Engraving)

Title

A/ PLAN/ of the/ City and Environs/ of/ PHILADELPHIA

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Matthew Albert Lotter (Engraver and publisher)

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1777

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right of center; Engraved and Published by/ MATTHEW ALBERT LOTTER.

Subjects

Building view

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

24.75 (H) , 20 (W) , 23.4 (Image H) , 18 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

62.86 (H) , 50.8 (W) , 23.4 (Image H) , 18 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Plate H (at left): 23.6 in. (60.0 cm). Plate W (at bottom): 18.7 in. (47.5 cm). Chain intervals: 2.8 cm; 8 laid lines per cm.

Publisher Summary

Lotter, Matthew Albert

Publication Date

1777

Place of Publication

Augsburg, Schwaben, Bavaria, Germany

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Edition Notes

Reissue of Scull and Heap's 1752 map, updated.

Object Description

Text available soon.