• Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    F37724 U.S. Copyright Office Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. 2 copies DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1922
  • Hamburgh in red, the city in green : [Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map showing Washington D.C. street system superimposed on the earlier Hamburg street plan. Shows Hamburg lots and Washington block numbers and dimensions. Covers area bounded by 27th, H, and 17th streets N.W., and the Potomac waterfront. Black and brown inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled to 1, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Stained and missing small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • The plot of Carroll'sburgh : [part of Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers. Pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Torn and fold-lined. Accompanied by index of lots: List of the original proprietors of the lots in Carrollsburg, with the numbers ... [6] p. : ms. ; 64 x 21 cm. or smaller, folded in leather binder 36 x 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Universal magazine, July 1793, facing p. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copies variously torn, fold-lined, edged with imitation leather stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by photocopy at larger scale. Phillips. Washington 1289 3 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Bent, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 10th streets N.W. Market building shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolor. Ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Phillips. Washington, 354 DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the ...

    "Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Rubber-stamped and annotated in ink on recto and verso: District of Columbia-Virginia Boundary Commission ... State of Virginia Exhibit No. 63 ... Date: January ...

    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • [Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. : new part of the Mall] /

    Covers blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Black ink, brown ink, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 890 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Map of Georgetown, 1796 /

    Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, and clerk's and examiners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Bastert, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond Street." Includes latitude/longitude statement and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by photocopy at larger ...

    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • No. 1. Survey for John Davidson ; No. 2. Lots surveyed on 1st Street between Fred. & Fayette streets : [Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey maps showing landowners' names. "Book 1839, 40, last part, Octo'r 28th 1843." Title from verso. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, and missing edge sections. Two incomplete surveys maps in ink and lead pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 496 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 /

    Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Q St. S.W./S.E., Anacostia River, S St. S.W., and Potomac River. Shows block outlines and numbers, street center-lines, base points, and dimensions. Does not show lots or land ownership. Title devised by cataloger. In pencil on paper slip affixed to cloth backing: Map found in an old closet in 1859 at Mt. Vernon exhibiting a portion of the city of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Fort Driveway : [Washington D.C.].

    Shows proposed Fort Drive (N.W. and N.E.) and associated fortifications. Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title printed in lead pencil. Base map title at upper right: Permanent system of highways, second section, District of Columbia : March 1898. Alternate base map title at upper left: District of Columbia : October 1897. Pen-and-ink, col. pencil, and lead pencil on printed base ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten letter in ink, headed "The Library of Congress," that erroneously identifies plan as "Capitol Grounds." [1] sheet ; 26 x 21 cm. Also accompanied by photocopied pages from book : The President's ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in the vicinity of the Center Market and Tiber Creek].

    Covers area bounded by F, 6th, and 10th streets, and Constitution Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Torn, stained, patched, and edged in cloth. Annotated on cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
  • Plat of the tracts of land called "Mill Seat," "Philadelphia," and "Frogland," from the original patents as located in Georgetown D.C. /

    Partial cadastral map showing survey lines and measures. Covers southern and eastern Georgetown, Washington D.C. "Sept. 1885." Brown ink, yellow and gray washes. Soiled and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 625 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 907 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838