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John Gibson: A Plan of the City of Philadelphia with the Country Adjacent.

Map: USA8967
 
Cartographer: John Gibson
Title: A Plan of the City of Philadelphia with the Country Adjacent.
Date: 1761
Published: London
Width: 5 inches / 13 cm
Height: 3 inches / 8 cm
Map ref: USA8967
Description:
Miniature map of Philadephia based on the survey by George Heap which in turn was published by Nicolas Scull.

At this time, Philadelphia was the largest city in British North America and a pivotal and strategic settlement in the conflict between the French and the English during the Seven Year War. [USA8967]