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Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800

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Names
Bent, William (1747-1823 ) (Publisher)
Baker, B. (Benjamin) (fl. 1766-1824 ) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1793
Place Term: [London]
Publisher: W. Bent,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-414
Topics
Washington (D.C.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : Accompanied by "Description of the situation and plan of the city of Washington ..." (p. 41-43 ; 21 cm.)

Content : Detached from: Universal magazine, v. 93, July 1793.

Content : Ford Collection.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : NYPL copy encapsulated in mylar (54 x 40 cm.) with accompanying text pages.

Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 1003

Statement of Responsibility: B. Baker sculp, Islington.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 27 x 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 21837923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14963770
UUID: 9269c1c0-c52b-012f-b38f-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1747: Creator Born
  • 1793: Issued
  • 1823: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1793. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1793). Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efad-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800