Plan of the City of Washington

Title:
Plan of the City of Washington
Date: 
ca. 1800
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 3/4 x 24 in. ( 55.2 x 61 cm )
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with the plan of Washington, D.C., printed in maroon on white ground; portrait of George Washington in the upper left corner, and winged muses in upper right corner beside an American shield armorial; decorative border with stars.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1960.75
Marks: 
printed: all over: "PLAN/ of the CITY of/ Washington/ in the Terrritory 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./ Bread
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Creative: Tronvig Group