• 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 the L'Enfant Plan, probably printed in 1794 ... 1 map ; 21 x 26 cm., on sheet 35 x 43 cm.

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms., col., cloth backing ; 44 x 52 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 and soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1857, by A. Boschke ... District of Columbia. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes notes and ill. in borders. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • 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
  • 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 cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in upper margin: Bet. 1835-1840. 1 map : hand col. ; 59 x 77 cm.

    • 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 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. LC copy soiled, edged in cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 40 x 52 cm.

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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., and S.E. section east of Anacostia River]. 1 atlas (v. : col. maps ; 61 cm.

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

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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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 17 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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, some lots, and block numbers and dimensions. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Oriented with north to the left. Torn and missing small sections along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • 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, gouache, and gilt on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; James Madison Council from The Old Print Gallery, Georgetown D.C.; Oct. 1997. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 copies variously torn, fold-lined, edged with imitation leather stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by photocopy at larger scale. 1 map ; 26 x 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Bent, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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, watercolors, with additions in lead pencil. Watermarks: HR, GR (with coat-of-arms under crown). Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Accompanied by fact sheet dated 2/76. 1 sheet : ms. ; 73 x 61 ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 one of the original impressions from the "Boston Plate" of 1792 ... Hugh J. Taggart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 41 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [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 and watercolors. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Soiled and fold-lined. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of 3 letters dated 1793 relating to the map, 1 of which signed by: ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • [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. Orientations differ. Includes indexes of hospital facilities. Government Hospital for the Insane : [floor and ground plan] -- Topographical plan of the grounds of the Government Hospital for the Insane : 1860. ...

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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 a raster image. LC copy soiled, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : col. ; 117 x 107 cm.

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and "Site of Capitol." Does not show Washington D.C. street system. Made available through courtesy of Don A. Hawkins, copyright owner. DLC Title and statement of attribution from typewritten adhesive label affixed to ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • 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 Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy foxed, fold-lined, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 26 x 32 cm.

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • 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 for points of interest. map 37 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Morrison, George A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • 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. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 view ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Territoire de Columbia /

    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. 1 map : mounted under cardboard mat frame ; 27 x 28 cm., folded to 12 x 9 cm.

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • 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 copies torn, annotated in ink on recto, annotated in ink and pencil on verso to give partial cadastral maps of selected blocks, and mounted on transparent cloth backing. 1 map ; 42 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 18 x 27 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • 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. 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 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 and blue pencils to show selected tidal areas along Virginia shoreline. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • 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 government after the year MDCCC.

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

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Has watermarks of 1794 appearing in each corner of the map. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. "In order to execute this plan, Mr. Ellicott ... made the bases on which the whole plan was executed." Based on Samuel Hill's Plan of the city of Washington, 1792. Same as other 1792 ed. (98-689552) except that it has the statement "Engraved ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Esso pictorial guide to Washington, D.C., and vicinity : 1942.

    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. Esso pictorial map of Washington, our nation's capital -- Happy motoring in Washington and vicinity. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn along fold ...

    • Contributor: General Drafting Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1942
  • 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 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
  • 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, fold-lined, and torn. 1 map ; 61 x 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • 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.]. 1 atlas (v. : col. maps ; 59 cm.

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

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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. LC copies variously trimmed, missing small sections, fold-lined, laminated, mounted on paper or cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopies. Copy 5 covered by 2003-625160. DLC map 40 x 53 cm.

    • Contributor: Russell, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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 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
  • 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 by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, for Winterbotham history, John Reid, New York, 1796. Copy 2 fold-lined, darkened, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 40 ...

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • [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. Fold-lined. 1 map : ms., tracing linen ; 25 x 25 cm., on sheet 38 x 38 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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. 1 map ; 44 x 66 cm., on sheet 55 x 71 cm.

    • 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 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
  • [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
  • [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    [Survey of an unidentified area in Washington D.C.].

    From the Taggart Estate papers. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Lacks corner section and mounted on cloth backing. Includes unidentified depth profile--possibly of Anacostia River. 1 map : ms. ; 17 x 50 cm., on sheet 43 x 58 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 District of Columbia." From William Elliot's The Washington guide, 1822. Includes indexed table of points of interest. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge and interior sections, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Mounted on cloth backing and edged in imitation leather. 1 map ; 40 x 52 cm.

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • 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 of the image.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1860
  • Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 /

    Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol-...

    Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 96 cm., on sheet 43 x 100 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1941
  • 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 mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : col. ; 46 x 58 cm.

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • 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, fold-lined, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, published by H.C. Car[e]y & I. Leo [sic], Philadelphia, 1827. 1 map : hand col. ; 26 x 27 cm., on sheet ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • 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 on cloth backing. Includes computations. Maps of 9 city blocks in ink on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 30 x 35 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 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
  • 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 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.," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. & G.S. insigne. At lower right: N.I. In right upper margin: No. 3035a price 50 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • 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. 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
  • 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, by G.M. Hopkins ..." Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 95-98 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies darkened, assembled, resectioned to ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. 1 map ; 45 x 56 cm.

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • [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. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms. ; 57 x 73 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Johnson's atlas of the world, Johnson & Ward, New York, 1862. 1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 36 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [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 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
  • 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 of Florida Ave.] (1919) -- v. 2. [N.E. section south of Florida Ave., S.E. section west of Anacostia River, and S.W.] (1921) -- v. 3, [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] (1919) ...

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

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  • 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 site as a raster image. Partially typewritten in upper margin of LC copy: [From the] National Capital Park and Planning Commission's "Plans and Studies--Washington and Vicinity ... 1928." DLC 1 map ; ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • [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 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
  • 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 and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 17 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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 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
  • 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 through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map on sheet 108 x 86 cm.

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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 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 the Encyclopædia Perthensis statement at bottom of plate. At upper right: Plate III. Watermark: 1794. Includes text. LC copy backed with rice paper [?], has paper strip affixed to verso, trimmed. 1 ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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 version: [1791]. "Published by the Library of Congress in 1991 with support from the National Geographic Society, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Park Service." Margins printed in beige tint. Available ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • 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. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copies soiled, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 59 x 77 cm.

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • 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. col. map 108 x 165 cm.

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • [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 labels and pasted on in appropriate position. Halved and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms. ; 84 x 103 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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 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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  • A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 /

    A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the Unit...

    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. 1 map ; 41 x 54 cm.

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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 and taped at edges. 1 view : col. ; 44 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Green, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 /

    Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied ...

    Cadastral map showing government buildings, all other buildings, and public lands. At head of title: No. II. On verso: 2. LC copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 57 x 125 cm., folded to 26 x 18 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • 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, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. 1 map : hand col. ; 27 ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • 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 site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, missing small edge sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 73 x 100 cm.

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • [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. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Map of the Washington Aqueduct -- Washington Aqueduct, map of the Potomac River ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

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

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "All-year good roads" shown by red overprint. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : col. ; 117 x 107 cm.

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections along sheet edges, probably removed from city directory. DLC 1 map ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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 Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: A. Boschke's personal copy. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1857 by A. Boschke ..." LC copy annotated ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    [Map of the southern part of the city of Washington D.C.].

    Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, Potomac River, S.W. 8th, S.W./S.E. B, and S.E. 3rd streets. Title devised by cataloger. Black, red, and blue inks, and red and blue washes. Soiled, edged in green cloth, and mounted on cloth backing. On cloth backing in lead pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One ...

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

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

    Phillips 1505 v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] -- v. 2. [N.E. section south of Florida Ave., S.E. section west of Anacostia River, and S.W. -- v. 3. West Washington and the county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 atlas (3 v.) : col. maps ; 58 cm.

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903

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  • 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
  • [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 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. 1 map : ms., col., cloth backing ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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 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
  • 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] Comprehensive atlas, T.G. Bradford, Boston, 1836 [LC: G1019.B72 1835]. 1 map : hand col. ; 24 x 19 cm.

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Printed from the same plate as the map appearing in The universal asylum, and Columbian magazine, Philadelphia, Mar. 1792. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil: 1st printed edition of the L'Enfant plan. Copy 2 trimmed and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 maps ; 64 cm.

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

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  • 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 4550 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] (1913) -- v. 3. [N.W. section south of Florida Ave., S.E. section west of Anacostia River, and S.W.] (1915) -- v. 3. [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] (1915) -- v. 4. [N.E. section north of Florida Ave., and S.E. section ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913

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  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Jedidiah Morse's The American geography, 1794, p. 468. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sept'r 1794." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. 1 map ; 17 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Morse, Jedidiah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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 cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col., ms. ; 49 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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 copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 also fold-lined. 1 map ; 17 x 22 cm.

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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 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. 1 map ; 51 x ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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 raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. Map of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on verso. 1 map ; 49 x 75 cm.

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • 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). 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
  • 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 and place names are listed below the image.

    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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 District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. LC Ward maps, 222 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink, ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • 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 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