"[Lot of 3] Map of Washington and Georgetown", U.S. Government
Subject: District of Columbia
Period: 1880 (published)
Publication: Report of the Health Officer of the District of Columbia
Color: Printed Color
21.3 x 16 inches
54.1 x 40.6 cm
This is an interesting set of thematic maps. Each map has colored numbers indicating deaths and communicable diseases on each block, and on two maps, separate coding for white persons and black persons. First map shows deaths by Typhoid Fever, Malarial Fever, Scarlet Fever, Diphtheria and Diarrheal Diseases. The next focuses on deaths from lung afflictions. The last map gives the combined total of deaths in each block. All are marked "H. Ex. Doc. 1, Pt. IV.
Folding, as issued, on thick paper. Trace of toning along some folds, still very good.