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text at bottom on stone:
New York, Published by Currier & Ives, 115 Nassau St. / Copyright 1892. By Currier & Ives, N.Y / National Observatory / (North West Div.) / Farragut Sq. / Rawlins' Square / Scott Place. / Louise Home / Arlington House / Corcoran Art Gallery / War, Navy & State Bldg. / (South West Div.) / McPherson Space / Department of Justice / Lafayette Sq. / Foundry M. E. Ch. / Executive Mansion (White House.) / U.S. Treasury / The President's Grounds / Columbian University / 14 St. Circle / Ebbitt House / Riggs House / Willards Hotel / Potomac River / Howard University / Liberty Sq. / K St. Market / U.S. Patent Office / Pension Bureau / Census Bureau / Washington Monument / Massachusetts Av. / U.S. Post Office / The Mall / Bureau of Engraving & Printing / City Hall Park. / Metropolitan Hotel. / Washington Market / Agricultural Dpt. / Government Printing Office / City Hall / National Hotel / Smithsonian Institute / Pennsylvania Av. / B.&.P.R.R. Depot / National Museum / Long Bridge / B.&.O.R.R. Depot / Botanical Garden / Jefferson School / The Capitol / Stanton Sq. / (South East Div.) / (North East Div.) / Lincoln Sq. / Seward Sq. / U.S. Arsenal / U.S. Marine Barracks / Kendall Green / Navy Yard / East Branch of the Potomac / The City of Washington. / Birds-Eye View from the Potomac—Looking North

Provenance

(C. J. Sloane & Co., Washington, D.C.); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1953; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1977

Changing Prospects: Views of America on Paper from the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (Tour of Canada), 1977-1979.
1982

Washington on the Potomac, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982.
Bibliography
1970
Conningham, Frederic A. Currier and Ives Prints: An Illustrated Check List. New York: Crown Publishers, 1970, p. 57, no. 1123.
1984
Reilly, Bernard F., Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A Comprehensive Catalogue of the Lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merrit Ives and Charles Currier, including Ephemera Associated with the Firm, 1834-1907, volume 1. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1984, p. 130, no. 1238.
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