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

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Title
Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington
Contributor Names
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852.
Created / Published
1851.
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--Mall, The
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--Ellips, The
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--White House
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--Federal Triangle
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington--Washington Canal
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Genre
Manuscript maps
Notes
-  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
Medium
1 map : ms., col. ; on sheet 112 x 175 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3852.M3G45 1851 .D6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3852m.ct003457
Library of Congress Control Number
94681554
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/94681554
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=94681554&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Downing, A. J. Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington. 1851. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/94681554/. (Accessed September 27, 2016.)

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Downing, A. J. Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington. 1851. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/94681554/>.