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Map [Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C.].

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Title

  • [Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C.].

Names

  • Rives, Alfred Landon, 1830-1903.

Created / Published

  • [1857?]

Headings

  • -  Harbors--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Waterfronts--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Potomac River Estuary--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Manuscript maps
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington

Notes

  • -  Shows proposed new riverbanks.
  • -  Also covers adjacent areas of city of Washington.
  • -  Relief shown by contours in some areas. Depths shown by bottom profile lines.
  • -  Black and red ink, blue watercolor, and lead pencil.
  • -  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
  • -  Originally drawn on 5 sheets, assembled, sectioned, missing peripheral and internal sections, and mounted on cloth backing.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  DCP

Medium

  • 1 map : col., ms. ; 137 x 179 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3851.P55 1857 .R5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 87695764

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Rives, Alfred Landon. Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?, 1857] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/87695764/.

APA citation style:

Rives, A. L. (1857) Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/87695764/.

MLA citation style:

Rives, Alfred Landon. Map of the Potomac River estuary from the Three Sisters to Giesboro Point D.C. [?, 1857] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/87695764/>.