Maps Plan of the city of Washington /

Format Maps
Contributors L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
Thackara & Vallance
Dates 1792
Location United States
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects District of Columbia
Early Works to 1800
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Plan of the city of Washington /
Contributor Names
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Thackara & Vallance.
Created / Published
[Philadelphia : s.n., 1792]
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--District of Columbia--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.
-  Phillips. Washington 1280
-  2 copies
-  Vault
-  DCP
1 map ; 21 x 26 cm., on sheet 35 x 43 cm.
Call Number
G3850 1792 .L4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
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