Maps Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

Format Maps
Contributors Downing, A. J.
Dates 1851
Location Federal Triangle
The Ellipse
The Mall
United States
Washington Canal
Washington D.C.
White House
Language English
Subjects District of Columbia
Ellipse, the (Washington, D.C.)
Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.)
Mall, the (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Washington Canal (Washington, D.C.)
White House (Washington, D.C.)
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
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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