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Cast iron column for peristyle of dome, U.S. Capitol

Cast iron column for peristyle of dome, U.S. Capitol

Photograph showing team of six horses pulling a wagon carrying a column for the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 15. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Corinthian column - U.S. Post Office Dept.

Corinthian column - U.S. Post Office Dept.

Photograph showing Corinthian capital before being placed on a column for the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 70. Reference copy in LOT 12251,... More

Iron casemate carriages / Gustav Stolz, carriage maker of ordn.

Iron casemate carriages / Gustav Stolz, carriage maker of ordn.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing parts of carriages for ordnance. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 109. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 5. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Photograph showing column being hoisted up during the construction of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 73. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. ... More

Council with friendly Nez Percés Indians held by Col. G. Wright U.S.A. August 4th 1858 near Fort Wallah Wallah, W.T. previous to march against hostile northern Indians.

Council with friendly Nez Percés Indians held by Col. G. Wright U.S.A....

Photograph of drawing showing Nez Percé Indians, seated in a circle, listening to Col. Wright. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy and the District of Columbia]

[Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy and the District of Colu...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 163. Notation: R. McClelland, Secretary; Franklin Pierce. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Cathedrale of Saint Isaac at St. Petersbourg

Cathedrale of Saint Isaac at St. Petersbourg

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 10. Notation: Comparative view. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Genl. P.O., Washington, D.C. during American Civil War

Genl. P.O., Washington, D.C. during American Civil War

Photograph showing east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 143. Notations: E. face, N. face. Reference copy in LOT 12251, ... More

[Perspective view of Capitol] - Public domain architectural drawing

[Perspective view of Capitol] - Public domain architectural drawing

Photograph of architectural drawing showing U.S. Capitol, with people in foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 161. On drawing: Original design adopted by the President A.D. 1851. Refer... More

[American Indian figure for the clock in the House of Representatives chamber]

[American Indian figure for the clock in the House of Representatives ...

Photograph of maquette showing American Indian figure by William H. Rinehart from behind. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 121. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Plaster model of Statue of Freedom]

[Plaster model of Statue of Freedom]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 14. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Mt. Vernon. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Mt. Vernon. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 119. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Trunnion chains - A drawing of a number of different chains

Trunnion chains - A drawing of a number of different chains

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 108. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing...

Photograph of maquette showing two sheaves of wheat, an anchor, a mechanic, and a schoolmaster and child, representing the diversity of human endeavor. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 75. Ref... More

[Capitol, detail of "Progress of Civilization," Thomas Crawford; east front pediment, Senate]

[Capitol, detail of "Progress of Civilization," Thomas Crawford; east ...

Photograph shows detail of schoolmaster and child from Thomas Crawford's Progress of Civilization in the pediment over the east entrance to the Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol In album: Benjamin Brown French "P... More

[Panel details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitoll]

[Panel details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wi...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing two panels from top of right valve, one depicting the battle of Bunker Hill and death of General Warren and the other depicting the battle of Monmouth and rebuke of Gen... More

Great Falls of the Spokane River, W.T. 30 miles below the Cour D'Alene Lake.

Great Falls of the Spokane River, W.T. 30 miles below the Cour D'Alene...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 58. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Miss Columbia with stars-and-stripes shield and eagle]

[Miss Columbia with stars-and-stripes shield and eagle]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 165. Etching cut from larger sheet. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln at the U.S. Capitol]

[Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln at the U.S. Capitol]

Photograph shows crowd of people viewing Lincoln's inauguration by the under-construction U.S. Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 1. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12... More

Capitol Dome, Statue of Freedom model

Capitol Dome, Statue of Freedom model

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 23. Inscription: "Freedom. T. Crawford, Inv." Notations: Cast in bronze at Washington, D.C. by Clarke Mills, height of figure 19 feet 6 inches., weight 50000; ... More

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate win...

Photograph of maquette showing Indian mother and child. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 117. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Photograph showing a 14 ton column being transported on a six wheel wagon drawn by oxen for an addition to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 33. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. ... More

East pediment of the north wing, U.S. Capitol

East pediment of the north wing, U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 75. Printed on recto: Capt. M.C. Meigs, U.S. Engineer in Charge; T. Crawford; and Tho. U. Walter, architect. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR ... More

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 12. No. 1901. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate win...

Photograph of maquette showing a young hunter with his quarry and dog. . In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 95. Reference copy in LOT 12251, ... More

Ratond [i.e. rotunda]. Apotheosis of Washington

Ratond [i.e. rotunda]. Apotheosis of Washington

Photographs of canopy fresco in U.S. Capitol dome showing George Washington rising to the heavens with allegorical figures representing war, science, marine, commerce, mechanics, and architecture. In album: Ben... More

[Civil War militia] - A black and white photo of a group of people on horses

[Civil War militia] - A black and white photo of a group of people on ...

Photograph showing soldiers, many on horseback, and a cannon with two attendants on each side. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 105. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

C. Brumidi, Italy - Public domain portrait photograph

C. Brumidi, Italy - Public domain portrait photograph

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 126. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Arsenal & 2. Regt. Regulars - A group of people riding horses in a field

Arsenal & 2. Regt. Regulars - A group of people riding horses in a fie...

Photograph showing Civil War troops, some on horseback, and cannons on wheels, arsenal building in background. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 104. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original... More

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting the battle of Yorktown and gallantry of Alexander Hamilton, and allegorical medallion of war, depicting Hessian soldier and New Jersey farmer, from bot... More

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting ovation for George Washington at Trenton, New Jersey, and allegorical medallion of peace and agriculture, from bottom of left valve. In album: Benjamin... More

[Clock for the House of Representatives chamber flanked by American Indian and backwoodsman figures]

[Clock for the House of Representatives chamber flanked by American In...

Photograph of design drawing for clock with maquettes of figures by William H. Rinehart. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 120. Notations: Figures by Rhinehart; M.C. Meigs, Capt. of Engineers; ... More

Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy and the District of Columbia

Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy and the District of Colum...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 134. Notation: R. McClelland, Secretary; Franklin Pierce. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze doors, East Portico, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze door...

Photograph of maquette showing allegorical Justice and History figures by Thomas Crawford. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the senate wing...

Photograph showing maquette of a man seated on a package bound with rope, another on the right, his hand resting a ball above that. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 85. Reference copy in LOT 1... More

Arsenal & 2. Regt. Regulars - A black and white photo of a group of people on horses

Arsenal & 2. Regt. Regulars - A black and white photo of a group of pe...

Photograph showing Civil War troops, some on horseback, and cannons on wheels, arsenal building in background. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 104. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original... More

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 19. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Backwoodsman figure for the clock in the House of Representatives chamber]

[Backwoodsman figure for the clock in the House of Representatives cha...

Photograph of maquette showing backwoodsman figure by William H. Rinehart from behind. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 121. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

East front from grounds. Progressive views of dome, no. iii. Columns of peristyle in position

East front from grounds. Progressive views of dome, no. iii. Columns o...

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 27. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol dome construction], Washington, D.C.

[Capitol dome construction], Washington, D.C.

Photograph showing the dome of the Capitol under construction. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 49. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The "Floyyd" gun: 15 inch, range 6 miles.

The "Floyyd" gun: 15 inch, range 6 miles.

Photograph showing a cannon called The Floyyd [i.e., Floyd] Gun. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 107. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln - A black and white photo of a large building

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln - A black and white photo of a large build...

Photograph shows crowd attending ceremony; construction on dome of U.S. Capitol in background. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs", p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Published in: Eyes of the... More

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pediment of the south wing of the House of Representatives]

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pedimen...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 63. Designed by Erastus Dow Palmer. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Horse-slaughter camp on the Spokane River, 8th, 9th, 10th Sept. 1858; nine hundred horses here captured and shot.

Horse-slaughter camp on the Spokane River, 8th, 9th, 10th Sept. 1858; ...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Executive Mansion, N.  front. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Executive Mansion, N. front. 19th century, Library of Congress collec...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p.131. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2, White House. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

"Washington" by Houdon. Original in State-house at Richmond, Virginia

"Washington" by Houdon. Original in State-house at Richmond, Virginia

Photograph of plaster copy of a statue by William Hubard after an original by Jean-Antoine Houdon showing George Washington standing, dressed in his Revolutionary War uniform, holding a walking cane in one hand... More

P.O. Dept., Washington, D.C. during American Civil War

P.O. Dept., Washington, D.C. during American Civil War

Photograph showing the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 71. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Virginia

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Virginia

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Civil War weapons] - Public domain  drawing

[Civil War weapons] - Public domain drawing

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing field gun, howitzer, siege gun, and mortars. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 108. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

8 inch barbette in battery - Public domain architectural plan drawing

8 inch barbette in battery - Public domain architectural plan drawing

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing cannon and barbette. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 109. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing...

Photograph showing maquette of schoolmaster and child. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 81. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol exterior, north portico, east front]

[Capitol exterior, north portico, east front]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 99. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

Photograph of lost architectural drawing showing design for a ceiling fresco in the President's room of the U.S. Capitol depicting William Brewster, Americus Vespucius, Christopher Columbus, Benjamin Franklin,... More

East portico - looking south. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

East portico - looking south. 19th century, Library of Congress collec...

Photograph shows east front of the U.S. Capitol including Horatio Greenough's sculpture "The Rescue" and Luigi Persico's sculptures "Discovery of America" and "War." In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs... More

[U.S. Department of Interior Building]

[U.S. Department of Interior Building]

Photo shows a U.S. government building at 7th and F streets, NW, in Washington, DC, while it was occupied by the Department of the Interior. Later known as the Patent Office Building. In album: Benjamin Brown F... More

Washn. Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.

Washn. Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 135. Notation: Gate no(?) distributn. reservoir. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Perspective, east front, looking south

Perspective, east front, looking south

Photograph showing beginning phase of adding dome to Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 37. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Cartoon for fresco, Washington, D.C., engraving, Library of Congress

Cartoon for fresco, Washington, D.C., engraving, Library of Congress

Photograph of cartoon for a fresco in the U.S. Capitol by Constantino Brumidi showing a woman escorted by putti. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 125. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Origin... More

Westward Ho!, Washington, D.C. - Fresco, public domain photograph

Westward Ho!, Washington, D.C. - Fresco, public domain photograph

Photograph of preparatory oil sketch, mural on canvas, for the proposed fresco in the U.S. Capitol showing American pioneers crossing mountains on horseback and in covered wagons; includes a view of the Golden ... More

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate win...

Photograph of maquette showing woodsman felling a tree. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 93. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" bronze doors depicting scenes from the Old Testament, Baptistry of St. John, Florence]

[Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" bronze doors depicting scenes ...

Photograph showing lower four valves of Baptistry doors. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 113. Inscription: Same, lower panels. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the House wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the House wing, U.S. Capitol]

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Thomas Crawford depicting events in American history. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. The doors were designed by Thomas Craw... More

Monolith in lathe, Washington, D.C.

Monolith in lathe, Washington, D.C.

Photograph showing large column for the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C., in a lathe. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 71. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Thomas Ustick Walter, Architect of Capitol, 1851-1865]

[Thomas Ustick Walter, Architect of Capitol, 1851-1865]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 65. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Jean Antoine Houdon - [Plaster copy of statue of George Washington]

Jean Antoine Houdon - [Plaster copy of statue of George Washington]

Photograph of plaster copy of a statue by William Hubard after an original by Jean-Antoine Houdon showing George Washington standing, dressed in his Revolutionary War uniform, holding a walking cane in one hand... More

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential e...

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860. In album: Benjamin Brown... More

Working the monoliths, Washington, D.C.

Working the monoliths, Washington, D.C.

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including "S. Wing" and "Centre Building." The workmen include African Americans. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs", p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v.... More

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

View, looking N.W. from roof of Capitol

Photograph shows view of Washington, D.C., taken from U.S. Capitol, with Pennsylvania Avenue at left, showing Winder's Bldg., Ephiphany, St. John's, St. Matthew, GPO, Dept. of Interior, City Hall, Trinity, Ritt... More

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]. 19th century, Library of Congress coll...

Photograph of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Randolph Rogers depicting events in the life of Columbus. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original i... More

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 53. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Photograph showing scaffolding and pipes during the construction of the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 51. Notations: Scaffold not removed; curved pipes contain gas; burners: light ... More

[Construction of Capitol dome]. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

[Construction of Capitol dome]. 19th century, Library of Congress coll...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 49. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Swords and scabbards] - Public domain architectural plan drawing

[Swords and scabbards] - Public domain architectural plan drawing

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing drawings of swords and scabbards used by foot soldiers and those used by officers and others; mechanical drawing of equipment is on left. In album: Benjamin Brown French... More

U.S. horse equipment Pattern 1854.

U.S. horse equipment Pattern 1854.

Photograph of design drawing showing items of horse tack such as saddle, bridle, and bit. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]. 19th century, Library of Congress coll...

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Randolph Rogers depicting events in the life of Columbus. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1... More

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization" east pediment of the Senate wing...

Photograph of maquette showing mechanic with a hammer and gear. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 79. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

C. Brumidi, Italy - Public domain scenic print

C. Brumidi, Italy - Public domain scenic print

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 126. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The "Floyyd" gun: 15 inch, range 6 miles.

The "Floyyd" gun: 15 inch, range 6 miles.

Photograph showing a cannon called The Floyyd [i.e., Floyd] Gun. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 107. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861

Photograph shows participants and crowd at the first inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln, at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Lincoln is standing under the wood canopy, at the front, midway between the ... More

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 11. Notation: Original design. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 13. No. 1902. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Progressive view of dome, first column on roof, 2; east front from Senate (north wing) roof, looking south

Progressive view of dome, first column on roof, 2; east front from Sen...

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 21. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Trees near with a lake] - Engraving, Public domain image

[Trees near with a lake] - Engraving, Public domain image

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 58. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the north facade of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 139. Notations: Gen. Meigs; north facade. Reference... More

Dept. of Interior, Doric, S. Portico, E. Portico

Dept. of Interior, Doric, S. Portico, E. Portico

Photo shows a U.S. government building at 7th and F streets, NW, in Washington, DC, while it was occupied by the Department of the Interior. Later known as the Patent Office Building. In album: Benjamin Brown F... More

Genl. Post Office, Washington, D.C.

Genl. Post Office, Washington, D.C.

Photograph showing construction of the east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 141. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Ori... More

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Virginia

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Virginia

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with bayonet from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Field and siege guns - Public domain  drawing

Field and siege guns - Public domain drawing

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing equipment. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 109. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Washington Aqueduct, bridge no. 6, connecting Washington & Georgetown

Washington Aqueduct, bridge no. 6, connecting Washington & Georgetown

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 101. Dated: Je? 10 1860. Notations: Georgetown, Rock Creek, Washn. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln - A black and white photo of the capitol building

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln - A black and white photo of the capitol b...

Photograph shows crowd attending ceremony; construction on dome of U.S. Capitol in background. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs", p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Published in: Eyes of the... More

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861

Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861

Photograph shows participants and crowd at the first inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln, at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Lincoln is standing under the wood canopy, at the front, midway between the ... More

[Capitol exterior, north wing]. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

[Capitol exterior, north wing]. 19th century, Library of Congress coll...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 25. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

Photograph showing the Capitol dome under construction, with canal in foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 39. Notations: Public gardens or Mall; C&O Canal; Goose Creek once is Tiber n... More

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pediment of the south wing of the House of Representatives]

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pedimen...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 63. Designed by Erastus Dow Palmer. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Architectural model of U.S. Capitol]

[Architectural model of U.S. Capitol]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 132. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; looking towards the north.

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; ...

Photograph of drawing showing team of horses pulling a wagon on a path leading to Snake River. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Notation: "Taylor" + "Gaston." Reference copy in LOT 12251,... More

Corinthian capital, U.S. Capitol

Corinthian capital, U.S. Capitol

Photograph of maquette showing a Corinthian capital upon a stand, in front of a barn-like structure. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 98. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

West facade from Botanical Gardens

West facade from Botanical Gardens

Photograph showing Capitol dome under construction with the Botanical Gardens and Tiber Creek in the foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 47. Notations: Tiber Creek; viii : 16 Nov. 186... More

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate win...

Photograph of maquette showing an Indian grave. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 117. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

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