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Map [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

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Title

  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

Names

  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
  • Mills, Robert, 1781-1855.
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.

Created / Published

  • [1802?]

Headings

  • -  White House (Washington, D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Landscape architecture--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Gardens--Washington (D.C.)--Design--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington

Genre

  • Manuscript maps

Notes

  • -  Title from accompanying photocopied pages.
  • -  Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson.
  • -  Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions.
  • -  Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn.
  • -  Accompanied by handwritten letter in ink, headed "The Library of Congress," that erroneously identifies plan as "Capitol Grounds." [1] sheet ; 26 x 21 cm.
  • -  Also accompanied by photocopied pages from book : The President's House, a history / by William Seale. Washington, D.C. : White House Historical Association, 1986. [3] leaves : ill., map ; 22 x 28 cm.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Phillips. Washington 81
  • -  DCP

Medium

  • 1 map : ms., cloth backing ; 23 x 31 cm., on sheet 25 x 41 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3852.W46 1802 .L3

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88693237

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, -05. [?, 1802] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88693237/.

APA citation style:

Latrobe, B. H., Mills, R. & Jefferson, T. (1802) Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, -05. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88693237/.

MLA citation style:

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, -05. [?, 1802] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88693237/>.