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Architectural drawing for doors ("library door and gallery door") for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Working drawing showing iron doors as plan, elevation, section, and detail.

Interior of Library of Congress

Stereograph showing an interior view of the Library of Congress with reading room and stacks in the U.S. Capitol building.

[Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Second story showing third tier of alcoves]

Competition drawing showing second story alcoves, clerks offices, and chart rooms as plan.

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., with Carroll Row on the right]

Photograph shows Carroll Row, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building.

[View down East Capitol Street from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., with Carroll Row on the right]

Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect."

Peace - prosperity

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing partially nude woman seated on "peace - prosperity" with hands on wreaths, a... more

Government

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing seated woman and two angels in classical garb.

Anarchy

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing two women and one man nude or in classical garb with tools of destruction am... more

Good administration

Semi-circular panel in 5-part mural called "Government" in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing woman seated on "good administration" holding fair scale, and a person on each side of her, ... more

Corrupt legislation

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an un... more

Design for Jefferson Building

Architectural drawing of the first story of the Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.

[Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Plan showing roadway and sidewalk widths]

Rendering showing site plan of library building and sidewalks, including surrounding streets to Capitol.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Octagon south. Second story. Brickwork. Plans, sections, and elevations. Working drawing] / Paul F. Pelz, architect.

Working drawing showing brickwork of second floor of south portion of octagonal reading room as plans, sections, and elevations.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Inscriptions for stained glass. Diagrams. Working drawing]

Working drawing showing inscriptions of famous names and states for stained glass skylights and lantern lights in the curtains of the Thomas Jefferson building as diagrams.

[Foundation construction for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, view from the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.]

Photograph shows Carroll Row, a block of five houses at 1st & A Street, SE, razed in 1887 for construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building. Includes the sign "Architect."

S.W. clerestory arch. Rotunda

Photo shows workers using a cable to insert the keystone into a stone arch on the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction.

[Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Large semi-circular frames attic octagon. Seat bracket, stacks, sill and lintels, lantern of dome. Ironwork. Details. Working drawing]

Working drawing showing ironwork for lantern light frames of the Thomas Jefferson building as details, including sills, lintels, seat brackets, and stacks, as details.