Auction 160, Lot 261

"Johnson's Georgetown and the City of Washington - The Capital of the United States of America", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1864 (circa)

Publication: Johnson’s New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.4 x 12.4 inches
39.1 x 31.5 cm

This fine, nineteenth century plan of the city also portrays three large vignettes of The Capitol, Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian Institution. All major streets and buildings are named. The map is surrounded with a decorative, metalwork border typical of the earlier Johnson maps.


Condition: B+

Original color with minor toning, faint damp stains at right and left, and a few spots of soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/16/2016