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Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of the District of Columbia.

  • ARTIST: Fielding Lucas, Jr.

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Carey & Lea, Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1822-23

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 16 1/2 x 20 1/2" (41.8 x 52.2 cm) including text.

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by Young & Delleker. From Carey and Lea's "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas." A famous map of Washington showing the original diamond-shaped District. The surrounding text describes the climate, history, government and commerce of the area.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: First edition, 1822.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with original hand color.

  • REFERENCE: Phillips, P.L. "Maps and Views of District of Columbia" #84.