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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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC

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Title
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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC
Names
Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820 (Cartographer)
Thackara & Vallance (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Washington, D.C.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792
Place: Philadelphia, P.A.
Publisher: Thackara & Vallance
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5626
Topics
Washington (D.C.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: First official plan of city.
Content: City lots numbered.
Content: Text in lower left and right hand corners explains the plan and describes width of streets.
Statement of responsibility: "Engraved by Thackara & Vallance, Philada. 1792."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 55.2 x 72 cm, sheet 64 x 90 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 166643573
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644433
Folder number: US048.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ea19280-c08d-0134-d091-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1754: Creator Born
  • 1792: Issued
  • 1820: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1792. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/305752a0-c08d-0134-26d5-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/305752a0-c08d-0134-26d5-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1792). 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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/305752a0-c08d-0134-26d5-00505686a51c

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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 seat of their government, after the year MDCCC