Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am
Americana – Lt. Col. Of Engineers Peter C. Hains (1840-1921) ‘Washington and Georgetown Harbours’ Map – by J.E. Hilgard 1882, with proposed improvements of James Creek Canal to accompany report of Dec 16th 1887. Facsimile signature by P.C. Hains, large scale 4"/Mile, framed measures 85x61cm approx. P. C. Hains fought in the American Civil War, Spanish American War and also served in the WWI. He is best known for this project which solved the drainage problem and stink in Washington.