antique prints, maps and watercolors

(West Philadelphia near City Line) Philadelphia: G.W. Bromley, 1918. $250.00

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A beautifully colored 1918 map of the area bounded by Bryn Mawr Avenue, Fairmount Park, Montgomery Avenue and the Schuylkill River including many schools, orphanages, commercial establishments and the Belmont Filter Plant as well as a carousel, air ships, theatre, ferris wheel and dance hall in "Woodside Park" and the former site of Philadelphia Country Club with its own Race Tract.

Hand colored lithograph.
22 x 32 inches, sheet.
Very nice condition.