Washington D.C. large city plan c.1913 huge Rand McNally detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Rand-McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of Washington D.C.
Issued c.1913, Chicago by Rand McNally for their monumental Commercial Atlas.
Overprinted in red to show the street car lines then in operation. Key also shows "steam railroad" lines.
Excellent oversized early 20th century color printed map. Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20 1/2"H x 28 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 19"H x 26"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 467-79.
Woodward, The All-American Map- Wax Engraving in Cartography , pp. 28, 30, et.al.