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[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Floor plan, Supreme Court, vestibule - Judiciary]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Floor plan, Supreme Court, vestibule - Judiciary]

 
 
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Inscriptions on recto: "GROUND FLOOR of the CAPITOL U.S. 1817." "Those parts which are colored light red denote the Walls remaining, and carried up since the conflagration of 1814. Those of a deeper red, the work commenced for the completion of the wings, agreeably to the suggestions of both houses of Congrefs. Those colored grey, are not ultimately determined, and are submitted to the President, United States." "Drawn from the design of BHLatrobe Esq' by W. Blanchard" "D-4" "No 2 correct for Wings" "16 [...] inch" "GENERAL VESTIBULE of the OFFICE STORY. " "Supreme Court Room" "Vestibule of the Judiciary" "Respectfully submitted to the President U.S.[,] by BHenry Latrobe S.C.US.[,] May 2d 1817.
Verso obscured by lining.
Inscription on mount: "FROM M.I.T. SCHOOL OF ARCH. MAY 29, 1935."
Reference copy available in LOT 4249.
Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1817
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Contributors

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
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Library of Congress
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