Maps [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

Format Maps
Contributors L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
Dates 1791
Location United States
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects District of Columbia
Early Works to 1800
Manuscript Maps
Maps, Manuscript
United States
Washington (D.C.)
[Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].
Contributor Names
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Washington (D.C.)--Surveys--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Washington (D.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
-  Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card.
-  Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
-  Black and col. inks, watercolors.
-  In black ink at lower left: Note. All the lines coloured red are finished and those coloured yellow are intended to be compleated this season.
-  Watermark (crown over fleur-de-lis).
-  Originally drawn on 2 sheets.
-  Soiled, torn, missing small edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing.
-  Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of L'Enfant's letter to George Washington, Aug. 19, 1791, the original in the L'Enfant papers, no. 0215-977, L.C. Ms. Div.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  DCP
1 map : ms., col. ; 68 x 106 cm.
Call Number
G3851.B3 1791 .L4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
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Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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