• Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 ...

    The earliest extant plan of Washington D.C., known as "The L'Enfant Plan." At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Dark and light inks, watercolors, and lead pencil annotations (some erased). Watermarks: GR, TB, [crown over fleur-de-lis in shield]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Brittle, torn, faded, missing edge and interior sections, varnished, darkened, and housed between sheets of glass in wooden frame. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Compendious chart exhibiting, at one view, the names of about thirteen hundred of the principal ports and places in the world, with their bearings per compass, and their distances expressed in geographical ...

    Includes text, compass rose, and ill. of Capitol. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 149 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Hawkes, P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Cover title: Washington City. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Accompanied by text: Washington in 1835, public buildings. 8 p. : tables ; 14 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • [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
  • 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
  • Survey of parts of lots nos. 251 & 252 in Beattie & Hawkins addition to Georgetown D.C. : owned by Peter Dill Esq. /

    Cadastral survey map of tracts adjacent to "High Street Continued." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Annotated in lead pencil and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarked: 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by fact sheet. 1 sheet ; 61 x 46 cm. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
  • The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-looking north /

    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
  • A 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. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress by R't King, District of Columbia." Includes ill. of White House and Capitol. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 soiled, torn, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in ink on verso: A map of the city of Washington deposited by ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Hall and Elvans' subdivision, Meridian Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots "Owned by Mr. Blaine." From the Breckinridge family papers. In upper left corner: S. C. Hill, Real Estate and Loans, Life and Fire Insurance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather stripping, partially hand col., and annotated in ink: The squares coloured Red and these from which Morris & Nicholson were excluded a right of selection ... Hamburgh. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink and pencil on recto and in ink on verso, and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia].

    Partial cadastral map showing some lots in suburban areas. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Title devised by cataloger. India ink. All block numbers and some place-names are printed on small labels and pasted on in appropriate position. Halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Craighill, Wm. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections along fold lines, mounted ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of the proposed World's Exposition of 1892 and Permanent Exposition of the Three Americas /

    Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2

    • Contributor: Johnson, E. Kurtz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Black and col. inks, watercolors. In black ink at lower left: Note. All the lines coloured red are finished and those coloured yellow are intended to be compleated this ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Library site : [Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.].

    Covers site of Library of Congress Jefferson and Adams buildings and surrounding squares. "Traced from a plat map, about 1861, in Division of Maps." Lead pencil. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • [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
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by D.C. Sesquicentennial exhibition caption, Apr. 1950-Apr. 1951: 9. Pre-District plantations. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, lacking small sections along edges, and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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
  • 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