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Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

Photo shows a black-and-white engraving published in 1834 to portray Washington, D.C. and the west front of the U.S. Capitol grounds as they were in 1800. Includes the west end of the west grounds and Pennsylv... More

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

Photo from neg. by Frances Benjamin Johnston of drawing by Benjamin Latrobe, ca. 1810. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collecti... More

Senate Chamber. Hall of the House of Representatives / W.I Stone sc. Washn. D.C.

Senate Chamber. Hall of the House of Representatives / W.I Stone sc. W...

Print shows an interior view of the Senate and the House of Representatives chambers showing a numbered seating arrangement (key to the Senate chamber seating is filed with print). Title from item. Printed at b... More

Das capitol in Washington H. Brown, del. ; E. Grünewald sc

Das capitol in Washington H. Brown, del. ; E. Grünewald sc

Print shows a street-level view of the east front facade of the U.S. Capitol with a man on horseback talking to a woman on horseback, pedestrians with a dog, a man talking with a woman and a child on the left a... More

Das Capitol in Washington

Das Capitol in Washington

Print shows a street-level view of the east front facade of the U.S. Capitol with a man on horseback and a few pedestrians in the foreground. Title from item. At head of title: 750. Printed on lower left: VII B... More

Capitol of the United States, Washington / drawn by H. Brown ; engraved and printed by Fenner Sears & Co.

Capitol of the United States, Washington / drawn by H. Brown ; engrave...

Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking, riding horses, riding in carriages on road leading to the Capitol. On verso: John Hinton, History Topography of the U.S. 1830-32. Title from item.

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking, riding horses, riding in carriages on road leading to the Capitol. Right corner under image: George Washington with men on horseback (caption: "... More

Interior of the House of Representatives, Washington / drawn by W. Goodacre, Junr., N.Y. ; engraved & printed by Fenner Sears & Co.

Interior of the House of Representatives, Washington / drawn by W. Goo...

Photograph shows an empty chamber room. Above engraving: image of eagle with flags and scrolls holding a wreath in its beak "Washington"; lower left: image of Blind Justice and crowd celebrating, caption reads:... More

Senate Chamber / P. Haas, lithographer.

Senate Chamber / P. Haas, lithographer.

Print shows Old Senate Chamber from gallery. Stamped: Map Division, Apr. 25, 1925, Library of Congress. Title from item.

Principal front of the Capitol, Washington / W.H. Bartlett, R. Brandard.

Principal front of the Capitol, Washington / W.H. Bartlett, R. Brandar...

Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking or riding in carriages on Capitol grounds. Image found in N. P. Willis, American Scenery, p. 288, 1839. Engraving by R. Brandard after drawing by... More

The Capitol at Washington

The Capitol at Washington

Engraving showing Capitol on hill in background; people and carriages on street in foreground on the road leading to the Capitol; houses on the left. Engraving by M. Osborne after drawing by W.H. Bartlett. On v... More

Treasury

Treasury

Engraving showing man riding horse, pedestrian, and horse and carriage in front of Treasury Department building. On verso: In Haas Public Buildings & Statuary 1840. Title from item.

The Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution

Engraving showing people standing in groups on the lawn and sidewalks at the front entrance to the Smithsonian Institute. Title from item.

Georgetown

Georgetown

Etching showing view of bridge in Georgetown. Title from item. On verso: Etching in Morrison's Stranger's Guide, 1862.

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of the Pantheon, 250 feet diameter. Height, 100 feet. Height of obelisk, 500 feet. The loftiest monument on earth to a nation's greatest benefactor. The tribute of a grateful people to "The Father of his Country" Gihon, SC. ; C. Sherman, printer, Philadelphia ; Rob. Mills, arch't. ; J. Sartain, delt

The Washington National Monument, in the city of Washington base of th...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures of Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, J... More

Washington aus der Vogelperspective / Druck v. Weger, Leipzig.

Washington aus der Vogelperspective / Druck v. Weger, Leipzig.

Engraving shows visitors on grounds of partially constructed United States Capitol building. Title from item.

The "White House" view in Washington.

The "White House" view in Washington.

Engraving showing a busy street filled with pedestrians and carriages in front of the Willard's City Hotel; the White House positioned on left side of hotel. On verso: Willard's City Hotel. Engraving in LOT 438... More

The President's house CHB sc. ; Wade del

The President's house CHB sc. ; Wade del

Facade of the White House. From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Vol. 6:153.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by] J. C. Armytage.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills. Engraving by J. C. Armytage after H. Warren. Engraving in LOT 4386K. On verso: In Bartlett & Woodward, History of the United States. Title ... More

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. Completed, shown by dark lines, 174 ft. Stone terrace, 25 ft. high, diameter 200 ft.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. ...

Print showing a drawing of Washington Monument half completed with dotted lines representing the proposed height. Drawing possibly drawn by Fred D. Stuart. Title from item.

[National, Washington, D.C.] / Morse & Tuttle, SC.

[National, Washington, D.C.] / Morse & Tuttle, SC.

Engraving showing Capitol building; people walking or riding in carriages on Capitol grounds. T. U. Walter, Archt. Title from item.

Blodgett's Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Blodgett's Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Print shows view from street of Blodget's Hotel with stagecoach parked in front and a person walking on the sidewalk on the left, later (from 1802 to 1836) the U.S. Patent Office. Title from item. Reproduction ... More

Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New York fire Zouaves extinguishing the flames / / from a sketch by our special artist.

Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New Yo...

Engraving showing building on fire next to Willard Hotel; Ellworth's New York fire Zouaves firefighters in action with fire pumps and hoses; crowd gathered on street watching flames pouring from windows and roo... More

[Nine views of the Great Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.]

[Nine views of the Great Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.]

Wood engraving by Alfred R. Waud, in Harper's Weekly, volume 8, 1864. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Aqueducts; Washington, D.C. Canals and aqueducts; 2; Shelf.

City of Washington, D.C. from the National Observatory, 1876

City of Washington, D.C. from the National Observatory, 1876

Repro. of lithograph by H.S. Packard, copyrighted by Burgett. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

North east front of the Capitol

North east front of the Capitol

Engraving showing Capitol building; people walking or riding in carriages on Capitol grounds in foreground. On verso: 1891 by J. F. Jarvis; Photo Im Louis Glaser, Leifzig 115 Worth St., N.Y. Photograph of eng... More

State, War and Navy Departments

State, War and Navy Departments

Print showing the State, War and Navy building (now the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building) from the southwest, with an inset showing the interior of a diplomatic reception room. Title from item.

Washington, D.C.; 3 views. The Capitol, from the State Department; The National Library (of Congress); City Hall and Lincoln Column

Washington, D.C.; 3 views. The Capitol, from the State Department; The...

Lithograph drawn from photo. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Designing room in the Navy Department, 1893 / A. Castaigne.

Designing room in the Navy Department, 1893 / A. Castaigne.

Print showing draftsmen at work at the Navy Department, Washington, D.C. 45265 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of the United States Capitol by Glenn Brown

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of t...

Print showing exterior of U. S. Capitol building. Title from item.

[Wedgewood plate design for Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1897]

[Wedgewood plate design for Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 189...

Photograph showing plate design with Library of Congress Jefferson building in the center with flowers and leaves forming a circle around it. Copyright 1900 by Jones McDuffee & Stratton Co. Lower right corner: ... More

Capitol, 1828, east front / from a sketch by Charles Bullfinch.

Capitol, 1828, east front / from a sketch by Charles Bullfinch.

Print showing Capitol building from the east side. H. Rep. 646 58-2. Published in "Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol building and grounds." Title from item.

D.C. Washington. Lincoln Memorial. 1912. Plans. Two Views, showing model and proposed location

D.C. Washington. Lincoln Memorial. 1912. Plans. Two Views, showing mod...

Photo copyrighted by Leet, Washington, D.C. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Architecture Models; DC, Wash. Monuments...; Geogr.; Shelf.

Overlook Development

Overlook Development

Map showing plan for development of area in S.E. Washington, D.C. J206827 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by Leet Brothers, 14th St., Washington, D.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... More

Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Clyde De Land.

Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Cl...

Photographic reproduction of a painting showing George Washington, with gavel on cornerstone marked "1793", addressing crowd at cornerstone laying ceremony. G60836 U.S. Copyright Office. On verso: Painting by C... More

Lincoln Memorial. Plan for interior decoration

Lincoln Memorial. Plan for interior decoration

Photograph showing an Architectural drawing of a plan for the interior of the Lincoln Memorial and murals by Jules Guerin. Title from item.

United States Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3d and 4 1/2 streets, one square above the rail road depot, Washington, D.C., Tyler & Birch, proprietors

United States Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3d and 4 1/2 streets...

Photograph shows 19th century wood engraved advertisement for the United States Hotel, with exterior view of the building. Title from item. Copy photograph of wood engraving.

Green Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Green Room, White House, Washington, D.C.

Parlor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Interiors.

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.] / Bartle.

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: Unbuilt Washington, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2011-May 2012.

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.] / Bartle.

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: Unbuilt Washington, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2011-May 2012.

Laying corner stone, Washington Monument / The Knapp Co. lith., N.Y.

Laying corner stone, Washington Monument / The Knapp Co. lith., N.Y.

Benjamin B. French, Grand Master of the Masons, laying cornerstone of Washington Monument, July 4, 1848; and insert of head-and-shoulders portrait of George Washington. 51621Y U.S. Copyright Office.

Laying corner stone, Washington Monument / The Knapp Co. lith., N.Y.

Laying corner stone, Washington Monument / The Knapp Co. lith., N.Y.

Benjamin B. French, Grand Master of the Masons, laying cornerstone of Washington Monument, July 4, 1848; and insert of head-and-shoulders portrait of George Washington. 51621Y U.S. Copyright Office.

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Print shows view from street of Blodget's Hotel with stagecoach parked in front, later (from 1802 to 1836) the U.S. Patent Office. Includes typescript on verso of descriptive history, compiled by Artemas Canfie... More

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Print shows view from street of Blodget's Hotel with stagecoach parked in front, later (from 1802 to 1836) the U.S. Patent Office. Includes typescript on verso of descriptive history, compiled by Artemas Canfie... More

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Blodget's Hotel, built 1793

Print shows view from street of Blodget's Hotel with stagecoach parked in front, later (from 1802 to 1836) the U.S. Patent Office. Includes typescript on verso of descriptive history, compiled by Artemas Canfie... More