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1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly

1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly

1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly   1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly
AMAZING ORIGINAL STEEL ENGRAVED BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OF 1876 (WORLD'S FAIR) IN PHILADELPHIA. THE LARGE VIEW WAS A SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY. The map is officially titled: " BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF PHILADELPHIA". The inside engraved view measures 21.5 inches high x 31.0 inches wide. The print created from'sketches by Theodore H.

Davis' has a bold, and strong impression, presents very nicely. The print has typical fold lines and some rippling. There are no losses to the image. The print displays beautifully and is professionally framed under.

With an acid-free brown & cream 2.75" wide matting with an mahogany frame that measures 40.75" x 31.5. This image reflects the vibrance and energy of Philadelpha at the height of the Industrial Revolution. The city expanded between both the Schuykill (background) and Delaware River(foreground) benefiting from their waterways as easy commerce avenues for trade.

The birds-eye clearly shows smoke stacks, boat traffic and other evidence of a city worthy of hosting an Exhibition such as this. The streets and squares are identified with names as are the significant buildings, bridges, churches, etc. Also visible are the US Mint, the Masonic Temple, Independence Hall and the Navy Yard. The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. Officially named the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures and Products of the Soil and Mine, it was held in Fairmount Park along the Schuylkill River on fairgrounds designed by Herman J.

About 10 million visitors attended, equivalent to about 20% of the population of the United States at the time. You will LOVE displaying this beautiful piece of art and history!

NOTE: This Map was displayed as part of a historical transportation vignette by a collector in Denver. The item "1876 ANTIQUE FRAMED BIRDS EYE VIEW PHILADELPHIA WORLDS FAIR LRGE HARPER'S WEEKLY" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "mybarn20187" and is located in Houston, Texas.

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  • Cartographer/Publisher: Harper's Weekly
  • Printing Technique: Newspaper Steel Engraved
  • Original/Reproduction: Original Print
  • Size Type/Largest Dimension: Large (Greater than 30in.

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  • Date of Creation: 1876
  • Subject: Landscape
  • Format: Wall Map from Original Newspaper
  • Type: City Map
  • Year: 1876
  • US State: Pennsylvania
  • City: Philadelphia
  • Date Range: 1876
  • Country/Region: U.


    1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly   1876 Antique Framed Birds Eye View Philadelphia Worlds Fair Lrge Harper's Weekly