Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme, with alternative design for flanking pavilions mounted to right.
Print of title page for "The country seats of the United States of North America, with some scenes connected with them" showing an eagle holding a stars and stripes shield above the construction of the two wing... more
Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration.
Engraving showing Capitol building in background; people walking, riding horses, riding in carriages on road leading to the Capitol.
Print shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Includes a bust portrait of George Washington, right profile, on medallion, at bottom center.
Drawing shows a view of small structures in a forested area at the bottom and the Capitol building under construction at the top of a hill.
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
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.
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.