Washington D.C. city plan 1885 Lung Diseases shown Race identified "colored"Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of the City of Washington, Showing Location of Fatal Cases of Lung Diseases for the Year Ending June 30th, 1885.
(United States, Washington D.C, City Plan, Disease, Science)
Issued 1885, Washington D.C. Photo-lithographed by N Peters.
Deaths are further distinguished between the white population and the African-American population, here identified by the moniker "colored".
Interesting late 19th century map depicting fatalities resulting from lung disease.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, two short neat paper repairs on reverse, overall remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example of a little known and elusive map.
Sheet measures c. 17 3/4" H x 24 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 16 3/4" H x 22 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.