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Map of Washington, D.C.

  • ARTIST: George Walker

  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Walker Lith. & Pub. Co. Boston.

  • MEDIUM: Multi-stone lithograph,

    DATE: c.1900.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 21 1/2 x 26 1/4" ( 54.8 x 66.7 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A view of the nation’s Capital from the turn of the last century. Outlined in red are the many trolley lines that once ran in the city and suburbs. A small portion of the James Creek Canal is shown as well as the tidal basin, both of which were soon to be filled. Georgetown and Howard University are shown. Public buildings and parks and shown in green.<br><br> The Walker Co. was formed in 1880 by George Hiram Walker and his brother Oscar. They were very prolific, publishing maps, atlases and bird's eye views of New England locales. The Walkers were the last of Boston's important lithographers.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.