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    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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    Plan of the Washington Canal : no. I Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Ink and watercolor. Cloth backing. Includes text, view and plan of lock, and 2 longitudinal sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 75 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1804
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    Plat of that part of the Washington & Rockville Turnpike Road lying within the District of Columbia Covers the presentday Georgia Avenue N.W. between Florida Avenue and the District line. At upper edge: Aug't 5, 1820. Title from verso. Alternate title at head of text: District of Columbia, Washington County, pt. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Watermark: D Ames (with U.S. coat-of-arms). Folded-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Elgar, Joseph
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs....
    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the District of Columbia and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names and acreages in rural areas. Shows radial distances from White House. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Schoepf, W. Kesley - Berry, E. H. - Thos. J. Fisher and Co.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Roose's new map of Washington and its suburbs. Shows block nos. and radial distances from Post Office. Probably removed from guidebook: Roose's companion and guide to Washington and vicinity. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy brittle, fold-lined, partly hand col. to show former Tiber Creek estuary, rubber-stamped, and signed in ink: Delos Smith. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Roose, William S. - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1895
  • Map
    The Mall as proposed by Pierre L'Enfant 1790 : from the original : [Washington D.C.] At head of title: Jan. 1st 1900. "To accompany annual report of Theo. A. Bingham, June 30th 1901, Col. U.S. Army." "Eng 57 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil: Copied in 1900 from the L'Enfant plan of the whole city and enlarged. Year 1790 in title crossed out in pencil and replaced with 1791. Annotated in ink:...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - L'enfant, Pierre Charles - Owen, F. D. - Bingham, Theo. A. (Theodore Alfred) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1791
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    City of Washington Shows asphalt and concrete paved streets. "On January 1st, 1884." LC copy trimmed (incl. portions of title and street network) and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Capital Bicycle Clu
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.]. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) label affixed to cloth backing. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and lead pencil. Watermark: L Munn 1794. Edged in green cloth stripping, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing: From...
    • Contributor: King, Rt. (Robert) - Gauss, Henry C. - Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia - King, Rt.
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Galería Nacional de Arte, información general y plano.
    Plano de la galería
    Maps of 7 floorplans of the 2 museum buildings. Text, notes, and headings in Spanish. Panel title. Includes text, color-key to museum collections, and building cross-section. Text, "Mapa áereo," and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
    • Date: 1996
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "29." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1867. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. Includes note and coat of arms below title. In right upper margin: No. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 686 LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co. - United States. Congress
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.]. Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes note and table of "References." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On preliminary shelflist card: Toner Collection...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Date: 1796
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    Aerial photographic mosaic map of Washington, D.C. "Date--Sept. 13, 1922." Alternate title at bottom: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes flight information area. LC copy annotated in ink, brittle, taped at edges, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Air Service. 3rd Photo Section
    • Date: 1922
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    Sherman's subdivision : [of part of Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing houses, privies, wells, and cisterns. From the annual report of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, 1885. At top: Diagram D. At lower left: H Ex1 pt6 1. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed at lower left, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of "Peter's square," Georgetown, Washington D.C.]. Cadastral map showing lot numbers and owners' initials. Covers area bounded by Wisconsin Av., M, 31st, and K streets N.W. Title devised by cataloger. Photocopy of ms. map. On verso in ink: From the manuscript original owned by Mr. Walter G. Peter. Includes computations. LC copy extensively annotated in pencil. In upper margin in pencil: Mr. Walter Peter's MS map--part of Georgetown ... LC...
    • Contributor: Peter, Walter G.
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    [Cadastral map of part of Brightwood, Washington D.C.]. Shows existing and projected lots in the area bounded by 14th, 16th, Nicholson streets, and Missouri Av. N.W. From the estate of Alfred Klakring, Nov. 30, 1940. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Portion of nautical chart (Palm Beach region, Fla., no. 1248, incl. date Mar. 1932) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Klakring, Alfred
    • Date: 1930
  • Map
    Plan von Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Title, scale heading, and note in German. Place-names in English. In left upper margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In lower margin: Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen-Amsterdam, Paris, u. Philadelphia. Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "No. 61." LC copy soiled, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also...
    • Contributor: Geographisches Institut Leipzig
    • Date: 1845
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    Comprehensive plan for the national capital, parks and recreation facilities diagram no. 2, local recreation system 1970/1985. Scale ca. 1:29,000. "June 30, 1974." "NCPC map file no. 73.00/100.00-27704." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
    • Date: 1974
  • Map
    A correct map of the city of Washington : capital of the United States of America : lat. 38.53 n., long. 0.0 Shows block numbers. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 31th [sic] day of January 1820 by Peter Force of the District of Columbia." From Peter Force's A national calendar, 1820. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Mounted on cloth backing, edged in imitation leather, and annotated in lead pencil: 1820. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Force, Peter - Davis & Force
    • Date: 1820
  • Map
    [Map of part of northeastern Washington D.C. near Bladensburg Road showing land tracts and owners' names]. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil and ink. Two sheets joined to form 1. Includes text and notes. Pencil-drawn location map on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 463 Vault DCP
    • Date: 1800
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    U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Arboretum, Washington, D.C. : 1991 Panel title: The United States National Arboretum. "Program Aid Number 309." Includes index to points of interest and col. ill. Text, location map, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Agricultural Research Service - United States. Department of Agriculture
    • Date: 1991
  • Map
    Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    The White House gardens and grounds Perspective map not drawn to scale. Cover title. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. Indexed for presidential trees. Text on verso. Text in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. White House Office
    • Date: 1979