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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va. Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
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    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. Vault DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph - A. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1884
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    Blue Plains and part of Belleview surveyed and subdivided : [Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Oriented with north to the left. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Berry, Thomas W. - Coyle, Randolph
    • Date: 1868
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    Map of the seat of war! Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 16 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map showing the railroad routes, coast lines and forts, between Boston and Norfolk harbor; map of Norfolk harbor, Fort Monroe and vicinity, with 1 mile distance lines from Ft. Monroe; Map of the vicinity of ...
    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Date: 1861
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    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road classifications shown by red overprint dated "Mar. 1932." Includes notes. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1932
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    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : gas mains. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. Does not show gas mains in Georgetown. Includes notes. In printer's cartouche: 466. LC copy soiled, annotated in ink, mounted on cloth backing, and impressed with ownership seal: Toner Library. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1873
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    Rock Creek Park Panel title. Includes text. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1969
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    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
    • Contributor: Stewart, John
    • Date: 1882
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    Copy from actual survey of the 3 Sisters : [Potomac River, Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Pen-and-ink. Watermark: Crown Imperial linen (with coat-of-arms). Soiled and missing small sections along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 777 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W. (Henry W.)
    • Date: 1893
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    Civil War defenses of Washington : Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.
    Circle of forts, city of trees
    Shows existing and former Civil War forts/batteries and present-day roadways in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. "*GPO: 2010--641-603." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, aerial view of earthen "Fort Foote", and. ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010
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    The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide : Selected points of interest shown pictorially. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1892 by James T. DuBois ..." Area beyond city limits not drawn to scale. Includes directory of "Where to go." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies halved and mounted on cloth backing. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Dubois, James T. - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1892
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    Langdon : [part of N.E. Washington D.C.] Cadastral map. Includes text and ill. of buildings "designed and built by E.P. Sherman." LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 annotated in red ink and lead pencil to show some names of owners, new buildings, and lot renumbering. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Anderson, G. M. - Sherman, E. P. - Baker, Ira J.
    • Date: 1890
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    Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the junction of Bladensburg and Benning Roads N.E.]. In upper left corner: [Be]ginning of [remainder missing]. "This plat was copied from an old torn map & which was very incorrectly made--12th Nov'r 1855." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north to the right. Soiled, lacking large sections along edges, and faced and backed with rice paper. On verso in ink: Beginni[ng o]f Youngs [portion missing] and lands binding on [remainder missing]. Available ...
    • Date: 1855
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    Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ... "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Dove, Wm. T. (William T.)
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the District of Columbia. Shows all streets in county area. Shows main streets and numbered wards within city limits. India ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1880
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    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes Phillips 3716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm. (George William) - Baist, Wm. E. (William Edward) - Baist, H. V. (Harry Valentine) - Baist, G. Wm.
    • Date: 1909

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    [Plan of the Center Market and surrounding squares, Washington D.C.]. Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 10th streets N.W. Market building shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolor. Ink-stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Phillips. Washington, 354 DCP
    • Date: 1820
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the ... Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies variously soiled, torn, annotated in lead pencil, trimmed, edged with cloth stripping, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copies 1 and 3 have annotated notes on verso, in pencil of the city ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Hill, Samuel - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1792
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    [Survey map of land tracts in N.W. Washington D.C. near the old city boundary and Rock Creek]. Shows "Rock Creek," "City boundary," and tract identified as "Surve[y] of part of a tra[ct] called The Widows Mite for Col. G. Bell U.S.A." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil on tracing paper. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Dr. Joseph M. Toner ca. 187-. Possibly traced from an earlier survey map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the city of Washington : for use of the Engineer Department, District of Columbia. Shows block numbers, major buildings, and parks. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also laminated, halved, and missing edge sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department - Peters, N. (Norris)
    • Date: 1887
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    Map of the city of Washington showing the locations of street railways in operation and chartered Jan. 1, 1895 : to accompany the annual report of the Engineer Department, D.C. Also shows block numbers. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." "D C 53 3." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Engineer Department - Lukesh, G. M.
    • Date: 1895
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    Johnson's Washington and Georgetown. Shows block numbers, wards, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1868, by A.J. Johnson ... New York." Part of index of places (not of recto map) on verso. "48." LC copy trimmed and accompanied by information card: [From] Johnson's new illustrated family atlas, A.J. Johnson, New York, 1870. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1870
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    National Gallery of Art, plan et informations.
    Plan de la National Gallery
    Maps of 7 floorplans of the 2 museum buildings. Text, notes, and headings in French. Panel title. Includes text, color-key to museum collections, and building cross-section. Text, "Plan du quartier," 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
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    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1836 by H.S. Tanner ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes note, Capitol floorplan, and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] New universal atlas, H.S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1846. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1846