Maps 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.] /
L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
District of Columbia
- 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.] /
- Contributor Names
- L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825.
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Washington (D.C.)
- - Manuscript maps
- - United States--District of Columbia--Washington
- - 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.
- - Quarterly journal of the Library of Congress, v. 36, no. 3, summer 1979
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Includes text, notes, and index of "References."
- - At lower right: N.I.
- - Vault
- - DCP
- 1 map : ms., col. ; 70 x 81 cm., on sheet 73 x 104 cm.
- Call Number
- G3850 1791 .L4
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3850 ct002167 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct002167
- g3850 ct002167b http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3850.ct002167b
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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