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View of the federal ediface in New York

View of the federal ediface in New York

Print shows exterior view of Federal Hall, designated the site of the federal government in 1788, New York City, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphi... more

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

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

Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme.

[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

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel painter, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a.

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel...

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

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

East front of the Capitol / W.I Stone aquat.

East front of the Capitol / W.I Stone aquat.

Print shows an exterior view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol, with view of the north facade. Title from item. Printed at bottom: Engd. for the National Calendar, 1823.

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

[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).

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

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

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

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 state of Indiana. I. Town & A.J. Davis architects Capitol, Indiana. Plan of principal floor. Peribolus.

Capitol of the state of Indiana. I. Town & A.J. Davis architects Capit...

Print shows an oblique view of the third Capitol building of the state of Indiana; the Greek revival style building, patterned after the Parthenon, was designed by Ithiel Town & Alexander J. Davis, architects. ... 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

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

Back of the State House, Philadelphia / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

Back of the State House, Philadelphia / designed & published by W. Bir...

Print showing rear view of Independence Hall and the area behind with pedestrians and group of four Native Americans walking and sitting on the lawn. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below plate mark: This ... more

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Drawing shows a scene near the waterfront with a capitol building atop a hill next to the Missouri River where a steamboat approaches the shore; shows other buildings along the waterfront and, in the foreground... 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

Washington from the Potomac

Washington from the Potomac

Sketch shows the Capitol and Washington DC from the Potomac. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's title... more

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome and portico. East front. Rendered elevation]. / Tho. U. Walter, architect of new dome & c.
Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Sketch shows ships docked on the waterfront of Alexandria, Virginia, with Washington's Capitol dome rising in the distance. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853... more

Kansas - Col. Sumner arriving at Constitution Hall.  Col. Sumner dispersing the people assembled before the legislative hall, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas - Col. Sumner arriving at Constitution Hall. Col. Sumner dispe...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 July 26 , p. 105.

Richmond, Va. drawn f. natur. engrav. lith. printing by L.A. Ramm Main st. 219 Richd. Va

Richmond, Va. drawn f. natur. engrav. lith. printing by L.A. Ramm Main...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Richmond, Virginia, with the James River in the foreground, railroad bridge with a passenger train passing over it on the left, additional bridges on the right, and the Virginia... more

[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

Fresco in Dome, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C
The United States Capitol, East front, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol

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.

Washington

Washington

On mount: American Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Capitol

Capitol

Title from item. No. 1295. On mount: American Scenery, Washington, D.C.

Constantino Brumidi, Apotheosis of Washington

Constantino Brumidi, Apotheosis of Washington

Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title devised by Library staff.

Interior detail of the Capitol building rotunda

Interior detail of the Capitol building rotunda

Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title devised by Library staff.

Senate Chamber U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C

Senate Chamber U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C

Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

East entrance of U.S. Capitol

East entrance of U.S. Capitol

No. 108. Title from item.

President's Room, Capitol, Washington D.C

President's Room, Capitol, Washington D.C

On mount: Standard series. Title from item.

The Capitol--Washington

The Capitol--Washington

Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln - March 4, 1861

Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln - March 4, 1861

J16415 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright Feb. 23, 1935 by N. Spindler. Original salted paper print in album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," LOT 12251, [p.] 59, located in PR 12, CN: 1972:158.

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the congress of the Southern Confederacy meets on February 4, 1861

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the con...

People in the street in front of the state Capitol building. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 215 (1861 Feb. 9), p. 88 (bottom).

New state house, Columbia, S.C.

New state house, Columbia, S.C.

Photograph of a drawing by Henry Kirke Brown, who had received a sculpture commission for the state capitol. Project halted by the American Civil War. Title from item.

View of Washington City, D.C. lith. by E. Sachse & Co. 104 S. Charles St. Baltimore Md

View of Washington City, D.C. lith. by E. Sachse & Co. 104 S. Charles ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, the Smithsonian and the Washington Monument in the middle distance on the left, and Pennsylvania Avenue in... more

Sketches with the army - our camp at Harrisburg, Pa

Sketches with the army - our camp at Harrisburg, Pa

Drawing shows a Civil War scene with soldiers encamped before the Hills Capitol building at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, showing tents among the trees and an American flag on a pole above the surrounding landscape... more

View of Washington City, D.C. lith. by E. Sachse & Co. 104 S. Charles St. Baltimore

View of Washington City, D.C. lith. by E. Sachse & Co. 104 S. Charles ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking west with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, the Smithsonian and the Washington Monument in the middle distance on the left, and Pennsylvania Avenue in... more

View of Washington City

View of Washington City

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol building with the city of Washington showing the Smithsonian castle and the Washington Monument, and the Potomac River in the background; ther... more

Two soldiers keep watch over Lincoln's casket in Springfield, Illinois

Two soldiers keep watch over Lincoln's casket in Springfield, Illinois

Two sketches: one a general view. the other architectural details. Drawing shows President Abraham Lincoln laying in state at the Illinois statehouse in Springfield, Ill., May 3-4,1865. (Source: Mark Johnson, I... more

[Illinois statehouse, Springfield, Ill, with details showing draped bunting on dome]

[Illinois statehouse, Springfield, Ill, with details showing draped bu...

Drawing shows the Illinois statehouse where President Abraham Lincoln lay in state in Springfield, Ill., May 3-4,1865. (Source: Mark Johnson, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2010) Inscribed as descriptio... more

Bronze door U.S. Capitol photographed by G. D. Wakely, 420 Penn. Ave., Washington, D.C

Bronze door U.S. Capitol photographed by G. D. Wakely, 420 Penn. Ave.,...

Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

View of the Capitol from East Wing
Lincoln's second inaugural

Lincoln's second inaugural

President Lincoln delivering his inaugural address on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1865. Photograph from Architect of the Capitol, AOC no. 16837.

North front of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

North front of the Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a side view of the United States Capitol building, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GDC 6 Forms part of the Larry Gottheim ... more

[Sketches of details of bunting for Lincoln's funeral]

[Sketches of details of bunting for Lincoln's funeral]

Drawing of architectural details. Relates to President Abraham Lincoln laying in state at the Illinois statehouse in Springfield, Ill., May 3-4,1865. (Source: Mark Johnson, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2010)

East portico of the Capitol

East portico of the Capitol

Part of series: Views of national buildings in the city of Washington, D.C. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; 1952.

View of Washington City U.S. Capitol (East Front)

View of Washington City U.S. Capitol (East Front)

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol building with the city of Washington and the Potomac River in the background; there are several carriages, pedestrians, and horseback riders i... more

View of Washington City, D.C. West front of the U.S. Capitol lith. by E. Sachse & Co. 104 S. Charles St. Baltimore

View of Washington City, D.C. West front of the U.S. Capitol lith. by ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. looking east with the west facade of the U.S. Capitol in the foreground and the Anacostia River in the middle distance. Title from item. Publication date based ... more

President's room (in U.S. Capitol) photographed and published by Bell & Bro., 480 Penn. Avenue, Washington, D.C

President's room (in U.S. Capitol) photographed and published by Bell ...

Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

U.S. Capitol photographed and published by Bell & Bro., 480 Penna. Avenue, Washington, D.C

U.S. Capitol photographed and published by Bell & Bro., 480 Penna. Ave...

Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Sculptures of Nathanael Greene and Roger Williams in the Statuary Hall

Sculptures of Nathanael Greene and Roger Williams in the Statuary Hall

On verso: Maj. Genl. Nathl Greene by H. K. Brown; Roger Williams by Franklin Simmons. No. 58. Title devised by Library staff.

Marble Room, D.C. Capitol

Marble Room, D.C. Capitol

On mount: Washington City, and Vicinity. Title from item.

Oh you kid!

Oh you kid!

Goat, "con--fusion," climbing steps to "Albany assembly" with man in top hat, possibly a legislator, and tammany tiger in back of building. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet... more

[Bank note vignettes showing U.S. Capitol, log cabins, Brooklyn Bridge, Independence Hall, two people fishing in harbor, and New York City Hall]

[Bank note vignettes showing U.S. Capitol, log cabins, Brooklyn Bridge...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 81.

Philadelphia in the olden time / D.C.

Philadelphia in the olden time / D.C.

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Philadelphia from across the Delaware River, with pedestrians, carriages, horse-teams, and horseback riders in the foreground, as well as a horse-powered paddleboat taxi or ferr... more

Architectural drawing for alterations to the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. West elevation

Architectural drawing for alterations to the U.S. Capitol, Washington,...

Preliminary drawing showing site and Capitol building as site plan, plan, and perspective projection; rendering. UNIT title devised. Copyright deposit. Finding aid (unpublished): Filed by UNIT number, available... more

Capitol, Washington, D.C., The

Capitol, Washington, D.C., The

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Negative broken and taped to second sheet of glass. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04401. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Capitol, Washington, D.C., The

Capitol, Washington, D.C., The

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04402. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Capitol from library steps, Washington, D.C. The

Capitol from library steps, Washington, D.C. The

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04403. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Hall, Annapolis, Maryland

The Hall, Annapolis, Maryland

"State Library" over door. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 1904. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Curtis Publishing Company and Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.

Curtis Publishing Company and Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.

Title from jacket. Photograph of a photo. Detroit Publishing Co. no. K 3170. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New state capitol, Lansing, Mich

New state capitol, Lansing, Mich

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Shober & Carqueville Li... more

Soldiers and sailors' reunion, at the State House, Topeka, Kansas, Sept. 15, 1881

Soldiers and sailors' reunion, at the State House, Topeka, Kansas, Sep...

Photograph shows a crowd on and around State House; tents, horses, and wagons in foreground.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Puck grabbing the arm of Uncle Sam who is staring in dismay at statues labeled "Coggswell, W.H. Seward Madison Square, Admiral Dupont Washington D.C., Custer West Point, George Washington Uni... more

Parliament bldgs., from Major i.e. Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Parliament bldgs., from Major i.e. Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "652-11" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012747. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

State St. & Capitol, Albany, N.Y.

State St. & Capitol, Albany, N.Y.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 031180. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Capitol from the east

Capitol from the east

Title from item.

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.

Washington, D.C., the Capitol, Statuary Hall, a view in the hall

Washington, D.C., the Capitol, Statuary Hall, a view in the hall

Title from jacket. "G 1747" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033477. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

State House, Boston

State House, Boston

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011337. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Parliament buildings, Ottawa

Parliament buildings, Ottawa

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Possibly view from Major's Hill Park. "652-10" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08824. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wien. Parlamentsgebaude mit Minerva-Brunnen

Wien. Parlamentsgebaude mit Minerva-Brunnen

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Austro-Hungary. Lower Austria. Vienna. Parliament Buildings and Minerva Fountai... more

Parliament bldgs., from Major i.e. Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Parliament bldgs., from Major i.e. Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Corresponding glass transparency (with same series code) available on videodisc frame 1A-29466. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Rideau dam at bottom. "651-7" on negative and transparency. Detroit Pub... more