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A. J. Downing, Plan Showing Proposed Method of Laying Out the Public Grounds at Washington, 1851

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Place
National Mall
People
A. J. Downing
Keyword relationships
Inscribed: Avenue
Inscribed: Botanic garden
Inscribed: Canal
Inscribed: Fountain
Inscribed: Park
Inscribed: Pleasure ground/Pleasure garden
Inscribed: Public garden/Public ground
Associated: Drive
Associated: Landscape gardening
Associated: Modern style/Natural style
Attributed: Clump
Attributed: Gardenesque
Attributed: Shrubbery
Attributed: Walk
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Creator
A. J. Downing
Date
1851
Title
Plan Showing Proposed Method of Laying Out the Public Grounds at Washington
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Medium
pen and ink, blue watercolor, and pencil
Dimensions
112 x 175 cm
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A. J. Downing, Plan Showing Proposed Method of Laying Out the Public Grounds at Washington, 1851, pen and ink, blue watercolor, and pencil, 44 x 69 in. (112 x 175 cm). Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

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