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Topic: united states capitol

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[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.

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished Capitol. National Hotel on left, no. 1]

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished C...

Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome details. Second story. Elevation, section, and plans. Rendering.] / Tho. U. Walter, architect, Washington, D.C.

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome details. Second story....

Window, showing architectural decorations and detail of structural ironwork.

[East Capitol Street as it was] / by W.M. Chase.

[East Capitol Street as it was] / by W.M. Chase.

Bird's-eye view of the east Capitol grounds, including the Greenough statue of George Washington, and East Capitol Street taken from the dome of the U.S. Capitol.

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.

Dome of the U.S. Capitol. Ornament at spring of cupola, full size (developed) / Tho. U. Walter, architect in Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1860.

Dome of the U.S. Capitol. Ornament at spring of cupola, full size (dev...

Print shows detail of architectural ornament for the cupola of the dome on the U.S. Capitol at Washington, D.C.

[The car of history clock at the U.S. Capitol]

[The car of history clock at the U.S. Capitol]

Photograph shows Carlo Franzoni's 1819 marble sculpture of Clio, the Muse of History, standing in a winged chariot, atop a clock.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The E...

Top illustration shows crowds on the docks waving farewll as boats loaded with Army troops departs. Bottom illustration shows soldiers,some civilians, and mattresses on the floor in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.

[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.

The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows old Capitol prison used during the Civil War.

[Capitol dome construction]

[Capitol dome construction]

Photograph showing the dome of the Capitol under construction.

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

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

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking southeast]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Southeast view with Pennsylvania Ave. to the left and the Capitol grounds, A Street, and B Street (i.e., Independence Ave.) in the foreground; view includes the Wallach School and St. Peter's Catholic Church.

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol looking west-southwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol looking ...

West-southwest view with Maryland Ave. SW and B Street SW (i.e., Independence Ave. SW) to the left, Maine Ave., 3rd, 4 1/2, and 6th streets SW to the center; view includes The Mall, Washington Armory, Armory Sq... 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 two sheaves of wheat and an anchor.

[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

[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.

[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 sculpture for pediment, placed outdoors in grounds, showing Columbia with sunburst and eagle.

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking southeast]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Southeast view with New Jersey Ave. on the right and A Street and B Street (i.e., Independence Ave.) in the foreground; view includes the Washington Navy Yard, the Eastern Branch (i.e., Anacostia River), the Eb... 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, U.S. Capitol]

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

Photograph showing maquette of schoolmaster and child.

[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.

[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.

[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. .

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, lookin...

Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich's Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley... more

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Northwest view with 1st and 2nd streets and building materials for the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, and Indiana Ave. in the upper right; view includes the Patent Office, old Post Office Building, City Hall, ... more

[Detail of "Progress of Civilization," east pediment of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]
West front of the U.S. Capitol at Washington, D.C., as it appeared the moment the statue was completed, and placed in position by Charles F. Thomas

West front of the U.S. Capitol at Washington, D.C., as it appeared the...

Photograph showing Capitol building with scaffolding surrounding Thomas Crawford's Statue of Freedom atop the dome.

[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.

[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.

Capitol, Washington, D.C., north-east view. Dome and front unfinished, June 28, 1863

Capitol, Washington, D.C., north-east view. Dome and front unfinished,...

Photograph showing construction on the U. S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking northeast]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Northeast view with Maryland Ave. in the center with A Street, 1st Street, 2nd Street, and Capitol grounds in the foreground; view includes the old brick Capitol building.

[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.

[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 sculpture for pediment, placed outdoors in grounds, showing Columbia with sunburst and eagle.

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]

[Columbus Doors, U.S. Capitol]

Photograph of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Randolph Rogers depicting events in the life of Columbus.

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues around the centre base are those of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson & Mason

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues...

Stereograph showing the Washington Monument with an equestrian statue of George Washington in the grounds of Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia.

Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C.

Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C.

Original Caption: Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C...U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-3481..From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111)... more

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background.

Old Capitol Prison, Washington / negative by Wm. R. Pywell, positive by A. Gardner.

Old Capitol Prison, Washington / negative by Wm. R. Pywell, positive b...

Photograph showing the prison located behind the Capitol building in which a number of Confederate prisoners were held.

The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States, March 4th, 1869 - Chief Justice Chase administering the oath of office - the scene on and near the east portico of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. / HWS [monogram].

The inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant as president of the United States...

Illustration showing Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax taking the oath of office administered by Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 4th 1869, bef... more

Near the Capitol

Near the Capitol

Drawing shows small row houses, one with a wooden shed attached, from the other side of a plank fence. The trees surrounding them are bare.

Washington D.C. - The inauguration - The procession from the Senate chamber passing through the rotunda to the east steps of the Capitol [March 4, 1873]

Washington D.C. - The inauguration - The procession from the Senate ch...

Shows Grant walking through a crowd in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Taken on the east portice, House wing of Capitol, February 20

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Tak...

Photograph shows members of the 43rd Congress of the House of Representatives standing on the steps of the Capitol; names of all 183 members are printed underneath the photograph.