Washington DC detailed city plan White House Capitol Building 1867 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Plan of the City of Washington, the Capitol of the United States of America.
(North America, United States, Washington, District of Columbia, Potomac River, White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian Institute).
Issued c. 1867-9, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
Mitchell maps of this mid-century post-Civil War era were issued in an ongoing range of variant issues, with different decorative borders. This particular version was issued for a brief time only.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 12 1/4" H x 15 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 11 3/4" H x 13" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.