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  • [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements].

    Also shows block and ward numbers. Hand col. to show street paving types for 1872 and 1873. At head of legend: Nov. 1st 18[missing] pavements. Base map title: Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America / W.J. Stone sc. Wash'n. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • A map of Georgetown in the District of Columbia /

    Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Includes 2 insets and index of selected lots. Stained, missing small sections, annotated in lead pencil, annotated in ink to show city streets east of Rock Creek, extensively watercolored to show unidentified districts and letters, has printed ill. affixed at top, bordered to india ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Bussard, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Frogland, Georgetown D.C. & H. Balls lot, Viginia [sic].

    Cadastral survey maps. Title in ink on verso. "Done for Mr. William Redin." At upper left in large letters: W. Redin Esq. From the Taggart Estate papers. Brown and black inks with additions in lead pencil. Soiled and cracked along edges. On verso in ink: Index no. 58, page 2. No. 58. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • W.W. Corcoran's "Hare-Wood" tract : [part of Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and yellow tint. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. On verso on cloth backing in lead pencil: No. 14/Corcorans Map, "Harewood Tract" R-P-22. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859
  • The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues--on the Eastern Branch : calculated March 1811 : [Barney Circle S.E., Washington, D.C.].

    Survey map showing line dimensions and compass orientations. Pen-and-ink. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis and crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-looking north /

    1 print : lithograph, color ; 58.5 x 84.5 cm. (image with accompanying text) | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. from above the Potomac River, looking north; prominent features listed below image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives - Parsons, Charles R. (Charles Richard)
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1880
  • Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ...

    "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Esso pictorial guide to Washington, D.C., and vicinity : 1942.

    "142." Selected buildings shown pictorially on city map. Title from panel. "Copyright, General Drafting Co., Inc." Includes text, indexes to points of interest, Alexandria inset, sector diagram, col. ill., and advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn along fold lines. DCP

    • Contributor: General Drafting Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1942
  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copies soiled, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1348 2 copies Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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 ...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. Lacks text below "N.I." At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by N.E./S.E. 23rd, N.E. C, N.E. 31st, Water, and S.E. B streets. Shows block numbers, dimensions, and street widths. Brown ink, black ink, and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. Includes computations. Maps of 9 city blocks in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 888 Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing walking routes between major public buildings and squares].

    Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes table of areas of squares, walking distances, and times. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • District of Columbia.

    Shows major streets and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. "37." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Comprehensive atlas, T.G. Bradford, Boston, 1836 [LC: G1019.B72 1835]. DCP

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • [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
  • Plat of Carrollsburg /

    Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Fold-lined, missing small sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Deakins, Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    Relief shown by contours on topographic map. Title devised by cataloger. Names at map center: James Buchanan, J. Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Orientations differ. Includes indexes of hospital facilities. LC sheets fold-lined, trimmed at lower left corner, and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies of topographic map. DCP

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Cadastral survey map of the Hayman property, Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    Shows "Lot sold to Canal Company." Title devised by cataloger. In lower margin in lead pencil: Survey of Hayman property. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Soiled, fold-lined, missing corner sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Title on LC G&M Div. prelim. shelflist card: [Survey of Hayman's property in Georgetown including] lots sold to Canal Company, 4-3-35. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the additions to Washington of Drovers Rest, White Haven, Toronto Heights, and River View, adjoining Washington and extending along the Potomac River on both ...

    Cadastral map. "June 23rd 1890." Alternate title at upper right: Palisades of the Potomac Land and Improvement Co.'s subdivision no. 1, being part of "White Haven." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1890 by Jacob P. Clark and E.B. Cottrell, trustees ..." Includes text, notes, location map, and views of buildings and landscapes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • City of Washington, statistical maps /

    Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at upper right: City of Washington. Titles of contents from accompanying title sheet. Individual titles on the map sheets differ from those on the title sheet (are longer). Some maps include statistical table. ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880

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  • Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers and measuring tape attachment for instantly locating points of interest within a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol /

    Covers part of D.C., not "a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol." Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset, sector diagram, and source materials notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, halved, and lacking index. Copy 1 lacks radial tape measure. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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
  • Profile of 6th Street between Frederick and Market streets /

    Covers Dent Place between 33rd and 34th streets N.W., Georgetown, Washington D.C. From the Taggart Estate papers. Pen-and-ink with lead-pencil guidelines. Soiled and stained. Includes note and outline map of street. On verso in ink: Profile of 6th Street between Frederick & Market streets, 1858, Geotown D.C. No. 109, page 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • "Moore's Vacancy" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey map. "Surveyed 6th Nov'r 1848." On verso in lead pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Torn, missing small sections along edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848