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  • Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

    Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the posit...

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed ...

    • Contributor: Morrison, George A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC ...

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    Shows radial distances, locations of "Committee on Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee," and block numbers. Includes list of presidential inaugurations, directory of "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1909," street width directory, and U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Weller, M. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-looking north /

    The City of Washington birds-eye view from the Potomac-lookin...

    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
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. /

    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the perma...

    Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • View of Washington

    View of Washington

    1 print : lithograph, color ; 50.5 x 70 cm. (image with accompanying text) | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1852
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Low-angle view. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing; copy 2 torn ...

    • Contributor: Green, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    Partial cadastral map showing buildings and householders' names beyond city limits. Relief shown by contours. Also shows radial distances from White House. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    [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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1922
  • View of Washington City.

    View of Washington City.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view of central Washington toward the west and northwest with The Capitol in foreground. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by E. Sachse & Co. Balto. ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 3716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section -- v. 2. N.E., S.E., [and] S.W. [sections] -- v. 3. [Suburbs, N.W.]. ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909

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  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • 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 an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed 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 ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements].

    [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone str...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year 1800 /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. ...

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing walking routes between major public buildings and squares].

    [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing wal...

    Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes table of areas of squares, walking distances, and times. 1 map : ms., cloth backing ; 21 x 48 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of the proposed World's Exposition of 1892 and Permanent Exposition of the Three Americas /

    Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of ...

    Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 view : col. ; 60 x 90 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson, E. Kurtz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint dated "Jan. 1929" printed in red. "Culture revised in 1927 ..." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    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 ...

    • 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 an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • District of Columbia and part of Maryland and Virginia :

    District of Columbia and part of Maryland and Virginia :

    Scale ca. 1:62,500. Hand colored. From the President Woodrow Wilson papers. 1 map : col. ; 47 x 69 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds...

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    Bird's-eye view with Anancostia River at bottom and horizon/sky at top. Oriented with north toward the upper right. In lower margin: Copyright 1901 by John L. Trout, Washington, D.C. Painted in watercolor, ...

    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Territory of Columbia].

    [Territory of Columbia].

    Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Shows major streets, principal government buildings, parks, and public lands. Washington metro-area road map at scale ca. 1:250,000 on verso. In lower margin on recto: 0800 10/94; on verso: 0799 10/94. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793].

    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in centra...

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Capitol, looking west /

    Panoramic view of Washington City from the new dome of the Ca...

    1 print : lithograph, color ; sheet 56.5 x 85.5 cm. | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground.

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1856
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square." "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • City of Washington, statistical maps /

    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 ...

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

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

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in the vicinity of the Center Market and Tiber Creek].

    [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in ...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 3. [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] -- v. 4. [N.E. section north of Florida Ave., ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907

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  • 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 Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

    Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River ne...

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint in red dated "Jan. 1929." "Culture revised in 1927 ..." From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Annotated in red ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the U.S. Capitol Looking west /

    Birds eye view of the city of Washington from the dome of the...

    1 print : lithograph ; 58.4 x 90 cm. (sheet) | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. with vignettes of prominent government and cultural buildings, and monuments depicted along the sides and bottom ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, ...

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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 /

    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : e...

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Also has red-ink lines drawn in some streets to show utility (sewer?) system. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copy missing edge sections, mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / en...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. 1 map ; 34 x ...

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    In lower margin at left: Computer-assisted reproduction of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington, produced by the U.S. Geological Survey for the Library of Congress. Facsimile. Original ...

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

    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] ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-looking North.

    The City of Washington Birds-Eye view from the Potomac-lookin...

    1 print : lithograph, color ; 64.6 x 94 cm. (sheet) | Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking north from the Potomac River with the Washington Monument in the foreground; prominent building ...

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    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). ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

    Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital...

    Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. "34." LC copy missing edge sections ...

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van America, en ter bestendige verblijfplaats van het Congres, naa het jaar 1800.

    Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van Ameri...

    Shows proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From A. van der Kroe's Vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen waarin boeken en schriften, Amsterdam, 1793, Z1007.V12. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. : [Washington D.C.].

    Plan of the squares of the eastern extreme of the city of W. ...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : ...

    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. ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • 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 seat of their government after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Reprint of the Andrew Ellicott 1792 map of Washington D.C. At head of title: To front p. 636. At bottom: Engraved for Encyclopædia Perthensis. Differs from other 1792 ed. (76-696408) in having ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Wash...

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • 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 /

    A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia :...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

    Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation o...

    Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Palisades of the Potomac /

    Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Pa...

    Covers Potomac River Valley between Watkins Island and Long Bridge. Shows existing and proposed parks. "September--1927." "Chart 28." "39872-29. (Face p. 60.) No. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • Territory of Columbia /

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    [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. ...

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    Selected points of interest shown pictorially. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1892 by James T. DuBois ..." Area beyond city limits not drawn to scale. Includes directory of "Where to ...

    • Contributor: Dubois, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest /

    B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city...

    Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 sides of the Conduit Road for five miles to the Little Falls /

    Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country.

    James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding cou...

    Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and ...

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia].

    [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Colum...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 /

    Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District...

    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 stained, ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • 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 seat of their government, after the year 1800 /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. LC copy 1 foxed, fold-lined, taped on verso, and accompanied ...

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the county of Montgomery, Maryland /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Phillips 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Map of Maryland and Delaware on p. [86]-[87] ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From the author's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. Soiled ...

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] /

    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washi...

    Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802

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  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • District of Columbia /

    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 ...

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

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  • Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Enginee...

    Relief shown by contours on map 2. On some maps: To Sept. 1st 1891 -- To Dec. 1st 1891. Title from accompanying title sheet. "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, ...

    • Contributor: Rossell, W. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • 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 /

    Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropo...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Bent, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House].

    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the Wh...

    Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Survey map of part of S.W. and S.E. Washington D.C.].

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public buildings, and private residences : [Washington D.C.].

    Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding pub...

    Bird's-eye view of White House vicinity and Lafayette Park. Shows all buildings, individual trees, fences, sidewalks, etc. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Accompanied by letter from the White House, July ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature b...

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Washington /

    Washington /

    Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil in left margin: Proposed bridge L'Enfant. 1 map : hand col. ; 21 x 24 cm.

    • Contributor: Luffman, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, grades, and the general configuration of the ground in equidistances from 5 to 5 feet altitude /

    Map of the city of Washington : showing the sub-divisions, gr...

    Title from leaf 1. Relief shown by contours. Phillips 11768 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 atlas (10 folded leaves of plates) : all ...

    • Contributor: Bastert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872

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  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and dimensions. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.1 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • 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 /

    A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washin...

    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. 1 broadside ; 42 x 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    T.p. mounted on inside of front cover of each v. Phillips 4552 Phillips 11775 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919

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  • 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 seat of their government after the year 1800.

    Plan of the city of Washington, in the territory of Columbia,...

    Scale 1:19,800. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. From the author's An American atlas, London, 1795. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. ...

    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    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. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796