Washington, DC Antique Map Print Set (1876)

SKU: 16004

Archival print reproduction of an antique map of Washington, DC from 1876 by William Forsyth.

  • Medium: Archival pigment inkjet print
  • Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, acid-free, heavyweight, matte finish
  • Size: 16x20 inches per print

Sold as a set of 6 individual prints. Each print is sized to fit perfectly in a 16x20 inch frame without a mat.

All prints come unframed.

About This Map

Detailed late 19th century map of Washington, DC showing numerous details, including streets, creeks, churches, schools (including Howard University and Georgetown "College"), markets, street car lines, and other places of interest. Shows the National Mall as it appeared at that time, with only the Washington Monument, Dept. of Agriculture, and original Smithsonian building. The city is shown as extending only north to mainly Florida Ave. (labeled as "Boundary Street") but includes the neighborhoods of Georgetown, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, and part of Adams Morgan. The map also includes an inset of Alexandria in the lower left corner.

Title: Plan of the City of Washington in the District of Columbia, Established as the Permanent Seat of the Government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban Towns, Villages, &c, and the City of Georgetown and Showing Original and Other Valuable Data not to be found on any Maps heretofore published, also a Diagram of the Avenues showing their true courses and distances and a Plan of Alexandria
Author: William Forsyth
Year: 1876