Maps Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /
- Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /
- Contributor Names
- Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852.
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
- - Ellipse, The (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
- - White House (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
- - Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
- - Washington Canal (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
- - Parks--Washington (D.C.)--Planning--Maps
- - United States--District of Columbia--Washington
- - 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: February 1851.
- - Oriented with north toward the lower right.
- - Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil.
- - Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked.
- - Originally drawn on 2 sheets.
- - Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) and greatly faded text with personal signature at lower left.
- - In wooden frame 140 x 199 cm.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Vault
- - DCP
- 1 map : ms., col. ; on sheet 112 x 175 cm.
- Call Number
- G3852.M3G45 1851 .D6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3852m ct003457 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3852m.ct003457
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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