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  • The monumental and commercial center of the national capital and the surrounding residential neighborhoods : three dimensional map of central Washington /

    VA 826-757 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Axonometric aerial view of central area bounded by 30th St. N.W., P St. N.W.-N.E., 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., M St. S.E.-S.W., and Boundary Channel S.W. Shows all buildings including individual row houses, roadways, walkways, parklands, open spaces, and individual trees. Also issued folded to 11 x 27 ...

    • Contributor: Joseph Passonneau and Partners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1996
  • Lanier Heights.

    Scale ca. 1:1,625. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1846, by H.N. Burroughs ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy 1 fold-lined, taped on verso, and missing small edge sections; copy 2 soiled and water-stained in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. /

    Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Territoire de Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy taped to mat frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 ...

    Text only; does not include map. "London, York Hotel, Bridge-street, Black-friars, March 12, 1793." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to act of Congress ... 1850, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, index to points of interest, and Capitol floorplan. "16." LC copy annotated in pencil and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1852. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Catalog Record

    Map of the District of Columbia showing location of schools. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown by contours. Schools shown by race. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "D C 56 1." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • Territory of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Catalog Record

    Map of Washington and Georgetown. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Combined numbers show total deaths on each square" [by race]. Also shows block numbers and radial distances from Capitol. "H. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. VI." Includes text and sector diagram. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • City of Washington.

    Shows wards, major buildings, and extent of built-up area. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1856 by Charles Desilver ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, Charles Desilver, Philadelphia, 1858. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Desilver, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Shows radial distances and block numbers. In upper margin: General convention Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., A.D. 1898. Includes index to points of interest printed in red and table of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Catalog Record

    Johnson's Washington and Georgetown. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows block and ward numbers, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1868 by A.J. Johnson ... New York." "41." LC copy darkened, missing small edge sections, and accompanied by information card: [From] Johnson's atlas of the world, A.J. Johnson, 1869. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • [Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

    Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 soiled, brittle, torn, missing small sections, trimmed, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 3 has numerous scratch marks, and is believed to be a "late pull" from ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Part of Georgetown, Maryland /

    Cadastral survey map of area bounded by 33rd St., M St., Wisconsin Av. N.W., and the Georgetown waterfront, Washington D.C. Does not show ownership. Relief shown by hachures. Red ink, black ink, and blue wash. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 508 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of the city of Washington and surrounding showing recent subdivisions /

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers and landowners' names in rural areas. LC copy fold-lined, darkened, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Shows Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Potomac waterfront. "Copyright secured by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 109 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ...

    Title in left lower margin: Full-color facsimile of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington. Full color facsim. of the earliest extant plan of Washington D.C. (The L'Enfant Plan). Computer graphics, United States Geological Survey, William E. Schinkel ... [et al.] ; map editing, Library of Congress, Richard W. Stephenson, with the assistance of Ralph E. Ehrenberg and Andrew J. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • District of Columbia /

    Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods. Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue). Relief shown by contours and hachures. Engraver's statement does not appear on some maps. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Sheets numbered 1 thru 90 and No. 3101 thru No. 3190 with unused numbers. Accompanied by sheet index map: Index of sectional maps of ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Washington, Pennsylvania, 1897.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 869 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. Vault DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the city of Washington.

    Includes index to points of interest and inset of "District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, trimmed, annotated "1880" in pencil, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880