Catalog Archive
Auction 189, Lot 220

"Washington City, D.C. - Sketched by Theo. R. Davis",

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1869 (published)

Publication: Harper's Weekly

Color: Black & White

20.4 x 13.7 inches
51.8 x 34.8 cm
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This bird's-eye view of Washington was drawn from a point immediately west of the White House and its neighboring federal buildings. The view shows the old Navy and War Department buildings before they were replaced. Fourteen references below lower border identify these and other buildings. On a bifolium that includes another view: "Landing Arms for the Patriot Forces on the Coast of Cuba." From the March 13, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly.


Condition: B+

Ver light toning, minor soiling, and a short centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/14/2022