Birds Eye View of Alexandria, Va

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Title

Birds Eye View of Alexandria, Va

Subject

United States--Virginia--Alexandria; Alexandria (Va.)--Aerial views

Description

The aerial view of Alexandria, VA was created according to an Act of Congress in 1863 by Charles Magnus in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York. The hand-colored map includes an index with the following points of interests: Hunting Creek Bridge to Mount Vernon; Fort Lyons; Fort Ellsworth; Fairfax Seminary; Pa Reserves; Government Bakery; Orange & Alexandria R R Depot; Provost Marshall's Office; Quarter Masters Department; Custom House,Post Office and Military Government Headquarters; Mansion House Hospital; Christs Church (Genl. Washington's Place of Worship).

Creator

Magnus, Charles (1826 – 1900)

Source

Library of Congress

Date

1863

Contributor

United States Congress

Rights

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC 20540, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Documents and Published Materials

Identifier

Extent

36 x 59 cm

Medium

Hand-colored lithograph

Bibliographic Citation

Magnus, Charles. Birds eye view of Alexandria, Va. [New York ; Washington, D.C.: Chas. Magnus, 1863] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/81694373/.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Citation

Magnus, Charles (1826 – 1900), “Birds Eye View of Alexandria, Va,” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed February 23, 2020, http://slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1172.

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