The Old Print Shop

Underground Cables, City of Washington.

  • ARTIST: James Loring Lusk

  • PUBLISHER: Published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • MEDIUM: Stone engraving,

    DATE: 1892.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 28 1/8 x 27 3/4" (71.4 x 70.5 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: An interesting map of Washington D.C. showing the extent of underground cables through the city at the end of the 19th century.<br><br> A key identifies the existing underground cables. Red line denotes those that belong to the U.S. Electric Lighting Co.; Blue lines, The Chesapeake and Potomac Telegraph Company; Black stripes, The Western Union Telegraph etc.<br><br> Public parks, squares and buildings all identified.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.



Related Products