We are very pleased to be able to offer some beautiful antique hand-tinted color maps rescued from a badly damaged Mitchell's New General Atlas dated 1865. Augustus Mitchell was the premier map-maker of the time.
For provenance, a copy of the title page will be provided.
This map of the "Plan Of The City Of Washington" is dated 1861 in the bottom margin. Some highlights... Potamac River, Georgetown, Alexander's Island, Presidents House, U.S. Treasury, Washington Monument, Capitol, Patent Office, Jail, Hospital, City Hall, U.S. Navy Yard, Buzzard Point, Greenleaf's Point, James Creek, the Poor House, Powder Magazine, Lafayette Square, and more...
Huge size of 12.5 x 15.3 inches! Very good, some edge wear and marks, please examine the images for a better idea of condition.