Map of Pittsburgh 1889

Created Date1939
Description

Bird’s eye view pictorial map of Pittsburgh by Ezra Stiles. Issued for the 50th anniversary of the Union Trust Co. of Pittsburgh, with a brief history of the company. Shows street, major buildings are named and dated, bridges, boasts, railways, etc. Map framed with decorative borders and surrounded by 4 insets at the corners, and vignettes illustrating Pittsburgh in 1795 and 1851, Shanty boat row, The Union Trust company building and 2 portraits. Note from cover title: “Space prevents illusion in the following map of the names of many prominent companies and institutions … of the cities of Allegheny and Pittsburgh

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CreatorStiles, Ezra C, Union Trust Company of Pittsburgh
Contributing InstitutionDavid Rumsey
PublisherUnion Trust Company of Pittsburgh
Typeimage

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