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Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... more

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

Inscription in graphite on recto, mostly erased (modern hand?): Old bailey, proposal not adopted. Inscription in graphite on verso: Design for the County Hall, Stafford, 1794, John Nash, unexecuted. 469/CX. 150... more

United States Patent Office. Façade. Elevation

United States Patent Office. Façade. Elevation

Original architectural drawing showing façade in graphite with dimensions in ink, with scattered sketches, calculations, and annotations. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects /... more

Palais de Justice. A Rouen dessiné d'après nature par Chapuy ; lith. par Rouargue

Palais de Justice. A Rouen dessiné d'après nature par Chapuy ; lith. p...

Print shows construction or restoration work on the Palais de Justice in Rouen, France, with large blocks of stone, workmen and some women, building supplies, and a covered wagon in the courtyard, and scaffoldi... more

The capitol at Washington

The capitol at Washington

Print shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item. Printed below image: Not entered according to act of Congress. Stamp... more

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Print shows a view of the United States Capitol building from the west, with trees, pedestrians, and a carriage in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item.

The Admiralty / Aubry.

The Admiralty / Aubry.

Government building with arch in center, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; ph... more

[Hôtel de justice and St. Chapelle] / E. Baldus.

[Hôtel de justice and St. Chapelle] / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 22.

Paris. Corps législatif / E. Baldus.

Paris. Corps législatif / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 6. No. 55.

Detroit 1852 / drawn and lith. by R. Bürger.

Detroit 1852 / drawn and lith. by R. Bürger.

Print shows two views of Detroit, at top, "from the Canada Shore near Sandwich", and at bottom, "from M.I.R.R. Wheat Depot" showing sightseers on a rooftop viewing platform; with vignettes down the sides and ac... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Women's building. Second floor plan]

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Title in graphite, possibly later hand: Female Receiving Department, Government Hospital for the Insane, Washington, D.C., Second floor plan. Date suggested by provenance, and by... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Stable interior with horse in stall]

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Subject and date suggested by provenance, and by similarities to item number 2007.2.3. Sheet no. 5. No. 339B in pencil on back. No. 2212. Gift ; American Institute of Architects ... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Boiler house. Heating boiler, ventilating fan, bathroom, and water closet. Plans, elevations, and sections] / Tho. U. Walter Archt.

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 4. No. 301 in pencil on back. No. 2175. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AA... more

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Wash house. Plan] / Edwd. Foster.

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 59. No. 472 in pencil. No. 2222. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Colle... more

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a drawing).

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a ...

Photograph shows an architectural drawing of ground floor plan by Thomas U. Walter. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (DLC/PP-1984:057).

[U.S. Treasury building, Washington, D.C.]

[U.S. Treasury building, Washington, D.C.]

Photograph shows the east front colonnade of the U.S. Treasury Building, designed by Robert Mills. Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase... more

White House (South front, or rear).

White House (South front, or rear).

Photograph shows White House with attached conservatory. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (D... more

Proposed south & west fronts of the Treasury extension Photographed (& reduced) from a drawing - (the west front faces the President's house).

Proposed south & west fronts of the Treasury extension Photographed (&...

Photograph shows an architectural drawing of a design for the south and west wings by Thomas U. Walter. Title from item. Title on drawing: Design for the continuation of the Treasury building. Attributed to Wal... more

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Photograph shows White House grounds with stableyard and part of stable. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Pu... more

President's stables (White House in the background).

President's stables (White House in the background).

Photograph shows two men and a horse at stables adjacent to White House. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Pu... more

State Department

State Department

Photograph shows the Northeast Executive Building, home of the State Department between 1819 and 1866; designed by James Hoban. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of p... more

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the present State Department building, on the right of picture)

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the presen...

Photograph shows construction of the basement in the south wing of the Treasury building. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and ... more

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

Photograph shows construction of the south wing of the Treasury building from the east side. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, a... more

Old Winder Building, 17th St., N.W., below Pa. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Old Winder Building, 17th St., N.W., below Pa. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows the Winder Building in a state of disrepair with peeling paint and the street dug up. Title from item. Forms part of: Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Treasury, South front

Treasury, South front

No. 71. Title from item.

U.S. Patent Office, Washington

U.S. Patent Office, Washington

On mount: American Scenery, Washington City. On verso: Gift of Detroit Public Library. Title from item.

Model room of the Patent Office

Model room of the Patent Office

On mount: Washington, D.C. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Topographical plan of the grounds

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from item; photostats were prevalent 1910-1950. Government document note: Sen:Ex:Doc: No. 1, 2d Sess., 36th Cong. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architec... more

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Center Building. Bay window. Elevation, plan, and details

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washin...

Original ink architectural drawing showing a bay window in plan, elevation, and detail, with added notes in pencil. Title devised by Library staff. Date range from related items in the collection. Sheet no. 29.... more

Patent Office

Patent Office

On mount: Stereoscopic Studies. American Scenery. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The Pension Office, Washington, D.C

The Pension Office, Washington, D.C

On mount: World's View Series. No. 41. Title from item.

City Hall, Washington D. C

City Hall, Washington D. C

On mount: Picturesque View of Gems of Beauty and Art; Mountain, Valley and Stream. On mount: The Wide, Wide World by W. M. Chase, Baltimore, MD. U.S.A. Title from item.

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Center Building. Rear elevation Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Date range from related items in the collection. Sheet no. 25. No. 262 in pencil. No. 404 in pencil. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ;... more

Independence Hall, interior

Independence Hall, interior

On mount: Fairmount Park. No. 123. Title from item.

General Post Office, Washington

General Post Office, Washington

On mount: American Scenery. On verso: Gift Mrs. Alfred H. Plumer, 17 Jan 1952; "Aug. 21- 1951. To the Library of Congress from Mrs. Alfred H. Plumer, 135 Thourpan Place, Webster Groves 19 Mo." Title from item.

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Hydrotherapy baths. Plumbing configuration. Plan, elevation, and section

Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washin...

Original architectural drawing showing hydrotherapy facilities including tub and plumbing details. Title devised by Library staff. Date range from related items in the collection. Sheet no. 3. No. 221 in pencil... more

D.C. Office -- Patent -- West Hall
U.S. Post Office, Wash'n, D.C

U.S. Post Office, Wash'n, D.C

On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title from item.

U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C

U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C

Gift; Society of Calif. Pioneers ; 1954 Jan. 19. On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title from item.

Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad

Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh R...

Photograph shows overhead view of the facility with several people standing outside.

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va.

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows an aerial view of the facility with Alexandria skyline in the background. No. 220. Title from item.

Capitol of the United States at Washington engraved & published by Alfred Jones ... N. York

Capitol of the United States at Washington engraved & published by Alf...

Print shows a later view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with the Statue of Freedom atop the dome; also shows pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Includes a bust portrait of Geo... more

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol looking west-southwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol looking ...

West-southwest view with Maryland Ave. SW and B Street SW (i.e., Independence Ave. SW) to the left, Maine Ave., 3rd, 4 1/2, and 6th streets SW to the center; view includes The Mall, Washington Armory, Armory Sq... more

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Dom General-Gubernatora. Vid doma iz sada

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Dom General-Gubernatora. Vid dom...

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 120.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Dom General-Gubernatora. Fasad

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkend. Dom General-Gubernatora. Fasad

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 120.

Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard.

Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows boy with horse-drawn wagon and boats in the Thames River with the Palace of Westminster in the background. Title from item. On mount: Stereographs of London, by Valentine Blanchard. No. 407.

Westminster Hall / By Valentine Blanchard.

Westminster Hall / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages in front of the Houses of Parliament, London, England. Title from item. On mount: Stereographs of London, by Valentine Blanchard. No. 511.