1872 Morrison View of Washington City, D.C.

WashingtonDC-morrison-1872
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Bird's-Eye View of Washington City, D.C.
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1872 Morrison View of Washington City, D.C.

WashingtonDC-morrison-1872


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Title


Bird's-Eye View of Washington City, D.C.
  1872 (dated)    14.5 x 21 in (36.83 x 53.34 cm)

Description


This is a beautiful 1872 view of Washington, D.C., by W. H. Morrison. Centered on the Capitol, the map beautifully illustrates various important landmarks, including the Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument, Botanical Gardens, Arlington, Howard University, State Department, etc. Beautiful illustrations of carriages, horsemen and people strolling are included in the forefront. A key listing the various landmarks shown in the map is included in the lower left and right quadrant. This map was published by W. H. Morrison and entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872.

Condition


Very good. Minor wear along original fold lines. Professionally flattened and backed with archival tissue.