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•America as the Civil War Began•
This is a detailed, hand painted, street map of the the Capital of the United States of America. The various important government buildings are noted (including the Presidents House) on the map. This piece features and engraving of the Smithsonian Institution along with engravings of the not yet completed U.S. Capitol Building and Washington Monument (these were created from architectural drawings of the expected final appearance of these legendary landmarks).
The original hand-painted map, from which this replica was made, was created by Alvin Johnson in New York. Johnson maps were quite accurate and beautiful with muted, hand-painted washes delineating boundaries. This map features the "turned leaf" border that Johnson used on his maps until the mid-1860s. It is a large and striking view of the Capital of the United States at the beginning of one of the nation's darkest times.
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