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Topic: pennsylvania avenue

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[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsy...

Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word uncl... more

Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

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 Pennsylv... more

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surface of the ground from Pennsylvania Avenue to New Jersey Avenue below the Capitol Hill

Part of the city of Washington shewing the heights of the present surf...

Shows some block numbers. Relief shown by spot heights. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text and table of elevations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. W... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the Capitol

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the...

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 672. (DLC/PP-1996:032.17). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, ... more

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has commenced his hatting business, in all its various branches, on Pennsylvania Avenue, two doors east of Davis's Hotel ... Washington City Dec. 17, 1810

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends an...

Title.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 190, Folder 20.

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of books ... [Washington 181-?].

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of b...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 9.

[Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. : new part of the Mall] /

[Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Aven...

Covers blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Black ink, brown ink, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computatio... more

Scene in Washington. Sunday Feby. 25. 1838

Scene in Washington. Sunday Feby. 25. 1838

A caricature of James Watson Webb, prominent Whig editor of the "Morning Courier and New York Enquirer." Webb is shown parading, armed to the teeth, along Pennsylvania Avenue. He carries a sword cane, a musket,... more

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workingman's and independent candidate! ... Many voters. May 21, 1846. [Washington, D. C.] Printed by James N. Davis, Southwest corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 12th street.

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workin...

Harkness, John C. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 198, Folder 5.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Principal floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Principal floor ; John Haviland Architect Philadelphia. 1847 ; Saloon ; Balconey ; Ladies dressing room ; Gent's dressing room ; Ladies stair-case ; Gentlemen's stair-case ; Piazza ; Ladi... more

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Third story floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Third story ; John Haviland Archt Philadelphia 1847 ; Gentlemen's stair ; Ladies stair. Building originally Fountain Inn, then Irving Hotel (1848), then The Kirkwood House (1854). Demolis... more

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines at cupid's original head quarters, J. Shillington's Odeon building, corner of 4.5 Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue ... [Washington, D. C.] Printed at the Cheap Job Printing offi

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines a...

Valentine. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 200, Folder 19.

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of Pa. Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, K Street north, 23d Street west : [Washington Circle, Washington D.C.] /

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of ...

"18th Nov'r 1854." Includes survey notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Plat of triangular reservation on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th & 21st streets west : [Washington D.C.] /

Plat of triangular reservation on Pennsylvania Avenue between 20th & 2...

Covers triangular park bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue and I and 21 st streets N.W. "18th November 1854." Includes "Recapitulation" table. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of ... more

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & miniature gallery, No. 290 Pennsylvania Avenue N. W. cor. of Eleventh street, over Sylvester's drug store, Washington, D. C ... Philadelphia, Chandler, printer, 123 Chestnut St. [1

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & minia...

Daguerreotype. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 202, Folder 6. C... more

The undersigned ... will open a school for young ladies, at Nos. 159 and 161 Pennsylvania Avenue, on Monday, September 6th ... [Washington, D. C. 1858].

The undersigned ... will open a school for young ladies, at Nos. 159 a...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 203, Folder 22.

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished Capitol. National Hotel on left, no. 1]

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished C...

Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more

View looking east down Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., from U.S. Capitol with Carroll Row at left

View looking east down Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., from U.S. Capitol wi...

Unverified information on negative sleeve: View - Carroll Row, East Capitol St. Rowhouses at left on A Street, S.E., at East Capitol Street include the former boardinghouse of Abraham Lincoln. Annotation from n... more

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.].

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vi...

Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right cor... more

Old State Department Building, corner 15 Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln with a badly swollen hand after shaking hands with thousands of people during his journey to Washington, DC. During most of the sitting he kept his right hand closed or out of view. ... more

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a team of oxen hauling a 15 inch Rodman at the intersection of 15th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. No. 1486. Title from item.

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

Photograph shows view of Washington, D.C., taken from U.S. Capitol, with Pennsylvania Avenue at left, showing Winder's Bldg., Ephiphany, St. John's, St. Matthew, GPO, Dept. of Interior, City Hall, Trinity, Ritt... more

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking southeast]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Southeast view with Pennsylvania Ave. to the left and the Capitol grounds, A Street, and B Street (i.e., Independence Ave.) in the foreground; view includes the Wallach School and St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Washington, District of Columbia. Brig. Gen. Charles Thomas, Assistant Quartermaster General and other staff on steps of Quartermaster General's office, Corcoran's Building, 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W

Washington, District of Columbia. Brig. Gen. Charles Thomas, Assistant...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Group at Quartermaster General's office. Washington, D.C. Miller, vol. 8, p. 38. Corresponding print is in LOT 4188. Credit line: Civil war phot... more