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An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia.

Image ID: 53921

An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia. (1754)

Image Details

Image Title

:  An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia.


: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 -- Publisher
Heap, George, fl. 1715-1760 -- Artist
Penn, Richard -- Dedicatee
Van der Gucht, Gerard, 1696-1776 -- Artist
Penn, Thomas -- Dedicatee
Scull, Nicholas, 1686?-1761? -- Surveyor

Published Date

: 1754

Depicted Date

: [1752]


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print, 4 sheets (2nd state) ; 53.3 x 210.3 cm.


: According to Deak this print was dedicated to Thomas and William Penn, but in inscription it is Thomas Penn and Richard Penn Note 2.) Print contains 4 columns of descriptive text and 14 references in lower margin. Note 3.) Print contains inset: A plan of the city of Philadelphia. Note 4.) Print contains two small views: The Battery ; The State House. Note 5.) See also Deák 99 and Deak 101.

Standard Reference

: Deák 099; Stokes Before 1754-B-59


: I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. / Individual prints, drawings, paintings and maps in the Stokes Collection.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 53921

Record ID

: 118216

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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