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[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Perspective]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Perspective]

Inscription on recto: A-2 Front and [...] Section of Capitol [...] Hallet plans. Conservation control number 8-99-815.4

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façade. Elevation with central pediment and lantern]

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façad...

Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme, with alternative design for flanking pavilions mounted to right. Inscribed in pencil by later hand: Dr. Wm. Thornton's Comp... More

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Various studies - plans and elevations]

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Various studies - plans and elevations]

Sketches show studies for circular, rectilinear, domed, and pyramidal monuments, also notations and computations on verso. Some schemes probably for U.S. Capitol.

Washington - grand eastern stairway- to the gallery of the House of Representatives - U.S. Capitol

Washington - grand eastern stairway- to the gallery of the House of Re...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sachse & Co.

The Capitol, Washington

The Capitol, Washington

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Orr, Louis.

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

Washington - U.S. Capitol (west front)

Washington - U.S. Capitol (west front)

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sachse & Co.

Senate chamber of the United States

Senate chamber of the United States

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Throop, J.V.N.

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand stairway]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand ...

Inscription on recto: "Stair in the Old Capitol." Mounted on paper on linen. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... More

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... More

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the Capitol

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the...

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 672. (DLC/PP-1996:032.17). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, ... More

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing - section]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing - section]

Inscriptions on recto: "Section of Old Capitol. (south wing) looking South. as rebuilt." "25" "Drawn by JHBLatrobe when he passed his [...] while a student at [...] Georgetown College in his fathers office ... More

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section looking west]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section looking w...

Inscriptions on recto: "Section of North wing of old Capitol as rebuilt looking west." "352." Mounted on paper on linen; verso obscured. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latr... More

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing, section]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing, section]

Inscriptions on recto: "Section of South wing of old Capitol as rebuilt looking north" "342." Verso obscured by lining. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Libr... More

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress - variant scheme B]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress - variant...

Inscription on verso: Capitol Library. Date 1818-1820, per William Allen.

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

[Southwest view of the U.S. Capitol building with cast-iron fence. Preliminary drawing]

[Southwest view of the U.S. Capitol building with cast-iron fence. Pre...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 658. (DLC/PP-1996:032.3). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

[East front of the United States Capitol]

[East front of the United States Capitol]

View of the east front of the U.S. Capitol. Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 656. (DLC/PP-1996:032.1). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Te... More

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol building with portrait of George Washington at Dorchester Heights by Gilbert Stuart and unidentified portrait of a man, possibly John Adams, on display]

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol buildi...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 668. (DLC/PP-1996:032.13). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

North west [i.e., east] view from 3rd story of Mrs. Davis boarding house

North west [i.e., east] view from 3rd story of Mrs. Davis boarding hou...

Drawing shows a bird's-eye view of the eastern façade of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from the north-east, showing the plaza in front of the building, the Senate wing, the north end terrace, and dome; ... More

West front - a duplicated copy from the col[ore]d one Bullfinch's [i.e. Bulfinch's] favorite.

West front - a duplicated copy from the col[ore]d one Bullfinch's [i.e...

Drawing shows west front of the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 663. (DLC/PP-1996:032.8). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

[Southwest view of the U.S. Capitol building with the Tripoli Monument at the west front. Preliminary drawing]

[Southwest view of the U.S. Capitol building with the Tripoli Monument...

Title devised by Library staff. Date based on the depiction of the Tripoli Monument. (Source: Pam Scott) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 659. (DLC/PP-1996:032.4). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collecti... More

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

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. Title from another impression. Trimmed above title and mounted on ... 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

United States slave trade, 1830

United States slave trade, 1830

An abolitionist print possibly engraved in 1830, but undocumented aside from the letterpress text which appears on an accompanying sheet. The text reads: "United States' slave trade, 1830. The Copper Plate from... 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

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Reflected ceiling plan]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Reflected ceiling plan]

Inscription on recto: "Davis" - "PLAN OF THE CEILINGS IN THE CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON." - "B.H. LATROBE & CHAS. BULFINCH ESQRS. PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTS." - "W. Phelps Print." - "PUBLISHED BY I. TOW... 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.

Plan of the Senate chamber of the United States by D. H. Burr. 2d session 25th Congress. 1837 & 1838.

Plan of the Senate chamber of the United States by D. H. Burr. 2d sess...

Plan of the Senate Chamber of the U. S. Senate.; U. S. Congress. Senate. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... More

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

Full tilt for the Capitol

Full tilt for the Capitol

The artist envisions public repudiation of Democratic hard-money policies, and the triumph of administration opponent Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, a conservative Democrat. Tallmadge, on horseback and armed with a l... More

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." W.H. Harrison from the original by W.H. Brown ; lith. & pub. by P. Haas Wash City

"Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government. ...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, full-length portrait, standing, right profile silhouette, with hands in pockets; there is a chair behind him on the left and a large window in the background with a view of t... More

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pelton & D. Kimberly

William Henry Harrison painted by A.G. Hoit, 1840 ; engraved by O. Pel...

Print shows William Henry Harrison, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left. On the right and left margins are clusters of flags and the weapons of battle; at top are battle scenes from the Battle of... More

James K. Polk - eleventh president of the United States / lith. & pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., N.Y.

James K. Polk - eleventh president of the United States / lith. & pub....

James K. Polk, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, with the U.S. Capitol seen through window in the background. Title from item. Conningham no. 2614. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / comp... More

The capitol at Washington

The capitol at Washington

Print shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item. Printed below image: Not entered according to act of Congress. Stamp... More

Inauguration of President Polk. - Approach to the Capitol

Inauguration of President Polk. - Approach to the Capitol

Illustration shows crowd in the rain, holding umbrellas, walking up the steps of the U.S.Capitol for the inauguration of James K. Polk. Title from item. Illus. in: The illustrated London news, v. 6, 1845 April ... More

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Capitol of the United States, Washington

Print shows a view of the United States Capitol building from the west, with trees, pedestrians, and a carriage in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item.

Washington veduta generale (America settentrionale) Dolfino dis

Washington veduta generale (America settentrionale) Dolfino dis

Print shows a view, looking east, possibly from the top of the South Portico of the White House, of the National Mall area and, at the top of the hill, the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. Printed on lower right:... More

The Capitol from the railway station, Washington, U.S., July 29, 1846

The Capitol from the railway station, Washington, U.S., July 29, 1846

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. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from i... More

Capitol Washington

Capitol Washington

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Title from item. Printed below image at center: Plumbeotype. (DLC/PP-47235) Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filin... More

Inauguration of Gen. Taylor, March fourth, 1849 / W.W. Butt.

Inauguration of Gen. Taylor, March fourth, 1849 / W.W. Butt.

President Taylor delivering his inaugural speech, on the steps of the Capitol. "From recent daguereotypes [sic] by Plumbe". Illus. in: Brother Jonathan, p. 1. Ref. copy in PRES FILE - Taylor, Zachary Inauguration.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the American Navy, now at Naval Academy school, Annapolis, Md.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the A...

Photograph shows the Tripoli Naval Monument on the grounds of United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Moved in 1860 to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Chamber of Representatives (Washington) / C.R., DEL, John Poppel, SC.

Chamber of Representatives (Washington) / C.R., DEL, John Poppel, SC.

Print showing House of Representatives in session. Upper left side above image: Ms C. L. No. 1558. Title from item. Identical image in PPOC with title: Die Congress-Halle im Capitol (Washington); Aus d. Kunstan... More

The national union

The national union

A patriotic, illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed by Charles Collins, Jr., and dedicated to Kentucky senator Henry Clay. The work celebrates Clay's efforts to preserve the Union, and was a product ... 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

[Diagram for Constuction of steps to entrance of U.S. Capitol]

[Diagram for Constuction of steps to entrance of U.S. Capitol]

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Skeleton of new dome on U.S. Capitol

Skeleton of new dome on U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Coal barrow

Coal barrow

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Shears for machine shop

Shears for machine shop

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome

Details of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work of three sections above peristyle

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for sett...

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, north side

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, north side

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, south side

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, south side

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Register for Senate Chamber

Register for Senate Chamber

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of dome

Plan of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Entablature, balustrade, pediment and ceiling of eastern portico of south wing

Entablature, balustrade, pediment and ceiling of eastern portico of so...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Iron risers of steps in Senate Chamber, n.w.
Plan of cross braces, tie rods and connecting plates in pillars of drum of dome

Plan of cross braces, tie rods and connecting plates in pillars of dru...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of arcade of connecting corridor, south wing

Details of arcade of connecting corridor, south wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Registers in gallery fronts, Hall of Representatives

Registers in gallery fronts, Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of boiler fronts

Details of boiler fronts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Representatives from an impression of the seal by J.A. Oental

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Rep...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Pillars in pillasters of drum of dome

Pillars in pillasters of drum of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Iron risers for steps of gallery, Senate Chamber, n.w.

Iron risers for steps of gallery, Senate Chamber, n.w.

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Dumb waiter for refreshment room

Dumb waiter for refreshment room

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of principal story

Plan of principal story

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Longitudinal section through north wing

Longitudinal section through north wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, plates over windows in drum

Details of dome, plates over windows in drum

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Crab for drilling holds in plate ring upon the dome

Crab for drilling holds in plate ring upon the dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Skylight for Room 87 n.w. and Room 79 s.w.

Skylight for Room 87 n.w. and Room 79 s.w.

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Cellar, north wing, junction of air-ducts

Cellar, north wing, junction of air-ducts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

East front

East front

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of boiler fronts

Details of boiler fronts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Fan-room for Senate Chamber

Fan-room for Senate Chamber

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Arrangement of exhaust pipes, north wing

Arrangement of exhaust pipes, north wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Iron backs of corner seats of gallery, Senate

Iron backs of corner seats of gallery, Senate

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of dome, top of peristyle showing wrought iron plates

Plan of dome, top of peristyle showing wrought iron plates

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Panel in ceiling of colonnade of dome

Panel in ceiling of colonnade of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Section of vault and column in boiler vaults

Section of vault and column in boiler vaults

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of basement, south wing

Plan of basement, south wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of drum of dome

Details of drum of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of boiler fronts

Details of boiler fronts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Derrick for [U.S.] Capitol dome

Derrick for [U.S.] Capitol dome

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of architrave, full size interior order of dome

Details of architrave, full size interior order of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of ceiling of western stairway, south wing

Plan of ceiling of western stairway, south wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, south wing, north side

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, south wing, north side

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of bottom flanges from above and beneath

Plan of bottom flanges from above and beneath

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.