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Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

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Summary

Photo shows a black-and-white engraving published in 1834 to portray Washington, D.C. and the west front of the U.S. Capitol grounds as they were in 1800. Includes the west end of the west grounds and Pennsylvania Avenue, with poplar trees planted in 1803.
Architect of the Capitol Collection.
Reference copy photoprint in LOT 4386-56; made from earlier engraving in System of universal geography / Conrad Malte-Brun. Boston : Samuel Walker, 1834, v. 2, between pp. 222 and 223. (The Library's copies of this book lacks the original print.)

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Date

01/01/1800
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
Google Map of 38.9071923, -77.03687070000001
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Library of Congress
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