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Georgetown and the city of Washington, the capital of the USA

185547 x 40.4 cmDrawing. Design. IllustrationmonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:Illustrated map of Georgetown and Washington, D.C., 1855. Map includes illustrations of the Smithsonian, Washington Monument, and the Capitol Building.
Creator:J.H. Colton & Co.
Provider:J.H. Colton & Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Temporal subject: 1851-1860
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
Government facilities
Monuments & memorials
Genre:pictorial maps
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Map collection
  • accession DC 001
Browse terms:Cartography, Geography
Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Maryland Map Collection
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