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New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. Smith.

New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. ...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 152. Title from item. 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. Title from item. Reference copy in L... More

[Perspective view of Capitol]

[Perspective view of Capitol]

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

[Capitol exterior, east front]

[Capitol exterior, east front]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 97. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol, section of new dome]

[Capitol, section of new dome]

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

[Capitol exterior]

[Capitol exterior]

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

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

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

[Capitol exterior, north wing]

[Capitol exterior, north wing]

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

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

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

Example of column in U.S. Capitol

Example of column in U.S. Capitol

Photograph of architectural drawing showing a column with corn plants on the capital. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 98. Title from item. Notation: Latrobe's American order the maize. Refer... 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. Title from item. 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.... More

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

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

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 11. Title devised by Library staff. 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. Title from item. No. 1902. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Perspective view of Capitol]

[Perspective view of Capitol]

Photograph of architectural drawing showing U.S. Capitol with people in foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 159. Title from item. On drawing: M. C. Meigs, Captain of Engineers. Referen... More

[Architectural model of U.S. Capitol]

[Architectural model of U.S. Capitol]

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

[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

[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

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

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

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Thomas Crawford depicting events in the life of George Washington and Revolutionary War battles. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. ... More

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

[Panel detail from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate win...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel from left valve, depicting inauguration of George Washington. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 167. The doors were designed and modeled by Thomas... More

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Inscription: Same, lower panels. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1... More

[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

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

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR ... 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. Title devised by Library staff. Designed by Erastus Dow Palmer. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Bronze doors for the House wing (later moved to the central east front entrance), U.S. Capitol]

[Bronze doors for the House wing (later moved to the central east fron...

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. 124. Title devised by Library staff. Re... More

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Designed by Erastus Dow Palmer. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

East portico - looking south

East portico - looking south

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

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. Title from item. Notations: Scaffold not removed; curved pipes contain gas;... 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. Title from item. 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. Title from item. Reference co... More

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. Title from item. Notation: "Taylor" + "Gaston." Reference co... More

White House, S. front

White House, S. front

Photograph shows view to northwest showing west side and south porch. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 133. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2, White House.

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original... More

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. Title from item. Reference copy i... More

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. Title from item. Notations: Gen. Meigs; north f... More

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Trees near with a lake]

[Trees near with a lake]

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

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connecting corridors

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connectin...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 35. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Monolith in lathe

Monolith in lathe

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Or... More

Washn. Aqueduct

Washn. Aqueduct

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 135. Title devised by Library staff. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[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

[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. Title from item. Etching cut from larger sheet. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Ori... 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 Colu...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 163. Title devised by Library staff. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. ... 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. Title devised by Library staff. Notations: Figures by Rhinehart; M... 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. Title devised by Library staff. 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. Title from item. Notation: Comparative view. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. O... More

[Statues of Native Americans in the U.S. Capitol]

[Statues of Native Americans in the U.S. Capitol]

Photograph of sculptures showing two Native Americans: 1. a bust of Chippewa warrior Beshekee by Francis Vincenti; and 2. an unidentified crouched man holding a bowl. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photograph... More

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Dept. of Interior, part of south face on F St. north, east facade and portico on 7th Street west]

[Dept. of Interior, part of south face on F St. north, east facade and...

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

Dept. of Interior, south face and portico, Doric

Dept. of Interior, south face and portico, Doric

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

Executive Mansion, N.  front

Executive Mansion, N. front

Title from item. 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, Va.

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

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

Genl. Post Office

Genl. Post Office

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT ... 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

T.U. Walter, Archt.

T.U. Walter, Archt.

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 8. Title from item. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Plaster copy of statue of George Washington]

[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

Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 119. Title from item. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1... More

[Plaster model of Statue of Freedom]

[Plaster model of Statue of Freedom]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 14. Title devised by Library staff. Plaque on pedestal: Freedom ... Crawford .... Printed in pencil on label: in "Old Hall of The House." Reference copy in LOT ... More

General Post Office building

General Post Office building

Photograph showing General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 69. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Construction of Capitol dome]

[Construction of Capitol dome]

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

Cartoon for fresco

Cartoon for fresco

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 122... More

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. Title from item. Notations: Public gardens or Mall; C&O Canal; Goose Creek... More

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. Title from item. Notations: Tiber Creek; vi... More

Genl. P.O.

Genl. P.O.

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

P.O. Dept.

P.O. Dept.

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

Working the monoliths

Working the monoliths

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. Title from item. Reference copy ... 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. Title from item. In album... More

[Rifle]

[Rifle]

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with trigger assembly. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Artillery harness

Artillery harness

Photograph of engraving showing two horses, one labeled "near wheel horse" and the other "off leader," fitted with an artillery harness. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 108. Title from item. J... 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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in P... More

[Swords and scabbards]

[Swords and scabbards]

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

Westward Ho!

Westward Ho!

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

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. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. 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. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT... More

[Capitol dome construction]

[Capitol dome construction]

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

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

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

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

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

8 inch barbette in battery

8 inch barbette in battery

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

Artillery harness

Artillery harness

Photograph of drawing showing saddles & harnesses. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 108. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Civil War weapons]

[Civil War weapons]

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing field gun, howitzer, siege gun, and mortars. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 108. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Or... 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

Trunnion chains

Trunnion chains

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

View, looking N. from Capitol roof

View, looking N. from Capitol roof

Photograph shows view of Washington, D.C., taken from U.S. Capitol, showing Douglas Hospital, Old Douglas House, Railway Station, The Washington, or Wilkes House, St. Aloysius, Government Printing Office, Glenw... More

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]

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. Title devised by Library staff. Re... 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. Title devised by Library staff. 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 woodsman felling a tree. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 93. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Capitol Dome, Statue of Freedom model

Capitol Dome, Statue of Freedom model

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