Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at 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) ...
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson)
Reservation no. 1 : [White House grounds, Washington D.C.].
Shows buildings, plantings, and the Ellipse. "Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, D.C., September 29, 1844. Approved, AAHumphreys, Brig. Genl.[?] Chri[...?]." "Office Public Buildings & Grounds, Washington DC Sept. 29, 1877. Approved, Thos. Lincoln Casey, [word unclear] Corps of Engrs." Oriented with north to the bottom. In lower right margin: B-1. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of ...
United States. Office of Public Buildings and Grounds - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Casey, Thos. L. (Thomas Lincoln) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Ellipse at White Lot : [Washington D.C.]
Black and col. inks. Torn along edges and annotated in lead pencil on verso. Includes table of circumferences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1260 Vault DCP