Plan of the City of Washington

Plan of the City of Washington
Title
Plan of the City of Washington
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 3/4 x 24 in. ( 55.2 x 61 cm )
Description 
Cotton copper-engraved 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./ Breadth of the Streets./ ..." printed: upper right: "J.W. Sculpit"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group