Johnson's Georgetown and the City of Washington - c. 1861 
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United States DC
Antique hand colored map of the U.S. capital city at the beginning of the Civil War, from Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World, showing L'Enfant's famous grid pattern with major thoroughfares radiating from the White House, then called the President's House; the Capitol; and squares and circles of open space throughout the city. Includes engraved vignettes of the Capitol, Smithsonian, and an early engraving of the future Washington Monument with a fanciful temple-like octogonal base that does not exist today. Decorative border, good to very good condition with overall toning, approx. 11.75 x 15 inches. Paper is somewhat fragile.
Antique Hand Colored Map
Maker: Johnson & Browning

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