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Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Classical Revival style building built in 1925, 14th and G St., NW, Wa...

Formerly the National Bank of Washington which was the oldest bank in Washington, D.C. It closed around 1999 when it was taken over by the FDIC. It was designed by Alfred C. Bossom and Jules-Henri de Sibour. Pl... More

Giulio Romano - Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Giulio Romano - Ceiling with three angels / IV.R.,IVE.

Print shows three angels in flight just below a ceiling, surrounded by columns. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, ... More

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Extension. South Wing. Hall of Representatives. Ceiling. Reflected plan rendering] / Tho. U. Walter, architect, extension, U.S. Capitol ; M.C. Meigs, capt. of engineers, in charge.
Roma. Biblioteca Vaticana Anderson

Roma. Biblioteca Vaticana Anderson

Interior of the Vatican Library with arched, decorated ceiling. Photo probably by James Anderson (British, 1813 - 1877). No. 453.

Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

Photograph of lost architectural drawing showing design for a ceiling fresco in the President's room of the U.S. Capitol depicting William Brewster, Americus Vespucius, Christopher Columbus, Benjamin Franklin,... More

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Extension. Details of ceilings of attic story of connecting corridors] / W.B. Franklin, capt. top. engrs., in charge ; Tho. U. Walter, archt. Ex. U.S. Capitol, July 14, 1860.
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.

Fresco in Dome, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C
Voûtes de la mosquée Mehemet-Ali. Loi Caire / Bonfils.

Voûtes de la mosquée Mehemet-Ali. Loi Caire / Bonfils.

Ceiling of the Mosque of Muḥammad ʻAlī in Cairo.

[The mosque of the Imperial School of Engineering] / the photograph studio of the Imperial School of Engineering.

[The mosque of the Imperial School of Engineering] / the photograph st...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 42. Photograph taken by the Imperial School of Engineering Photography Unit. (Source: Imperial self-portrait: The Ottoman Empir... More

[A tiled wall and the highest section of the Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque) in Bursa] / Abdullah Frères.

[A tiled wall and the highest section of the Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque)...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 38. In album: Ulu Cami (Great Mosque) and Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque), Bursa, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collec... More

[The highest interior part of the Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque) in Bursa] / Abdullah Frères.

[The highest interior part of the Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque) in Bursa] ...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 16. No. 29. In album: Ulu Cami (Great Mosque) and Yeşil Cami (Green Mosque), Bursa, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid I... More

Mosquée Karié, No. 6

Mosquée Karié, No. 6

Mosaic in Kariye Mosque depicting the nativity of Christ. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 6.

Mosquée Kârié, no. 8 Sébah & Joaillier

Mosquée Kârié, no. 8 Sébah & Joaillier

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting St. Andronie (Andronicus or Andronikos). Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 8.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Christ healing Peter's mother-in-law. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 36.

Mosquée Kârié

Mosquée Kârié

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the Annunciation. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 31[superscript bis].

Mosquée Kârié

Mosquée Kârié

Ceiling mosaic in the north dome of the inner narthex of the Kariye Mosque depicting the Virgin and Christ Child surrounded by the royal ancestry of the Old Testament. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St... More

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting priests blessing the Infant Virgin. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 27.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the healing of the two blind men. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 11.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic depicting the marriage (or miracle) at Cana, in the Kariye Mosque. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 10.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 26.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Christ healing the deaf and blind man. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 35.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the Annunciation. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 31.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the Infant Virgin Mary and her parents Joachim and Anna.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 25.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Herod commanding the Massacre of Innocents. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 13.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Joachim presenting the Infant Virgin to the priests. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 29.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the healing of the two blind men. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 11[superscript bis].

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic depicting St. George in the Kariye Mosque. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 9.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the healing of the paralytic. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 14.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting the prophet Zacharias prostrating himself before the Holy Rods. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 38.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting St. Joachim in the Temple. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 32.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Christ healing the two blind men. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 37.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Mosquée Kârié / Sébah & Joaillier, Cons'ple.

Ceiling mosaic in the Kariye Mosque depicting Christ healing the sick woman. Title from item. Formerly the Church of St. Saviour in Chora. No. 34.

[Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina. Library. Study for ceiling design] / ELM.

[Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina. Library. Study for ceiling desig...

Original architectural drawing showing design study for carving ("French walnut") and mural of library ceiling. Title devised by Library staff. At conservation, removed from album HW V1 B2 p.63. Gift; American ... More

Congressional Library, fresco central dome. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

Congressional Library, fresco central dome. Washington DC sterescope c...

Copyrighted by T. W. Ingersoll, 1897. On mount: American and Foreign Views. Sold only by Canvassers. No. 181. Title from item.

[Ceiling disc mural by George Willoughby Maynard, in the Southwest Pavillion, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

[Ceiling disc mural by George Willoughby Maynard, in the Southwest Pav...

Photo of mural depicting courage, valor, fortitude and achievement. 35795 U.S. Copyright Office.

Immediate legislation needed to take profits out of war, Legion commander tells House committee. Washington D.C. Testifying before the House Military Affairs Committee today, National Commander Harty Colmery, of the American Legion, declared that the European situation had caused a "very definate" public demand for legislation to "take the profits out of war" appearing as the first witness in the Sheppard-Hill bill hearings providing for industrial mobilization and powers for the President to fix price ceilings during war periods, Colmery asserted that the measure would be a powerful deterrent to war
Apotheosis of Washington

Apotheosis of Washington

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a detail of a fresco showing George Washington above the symbol of Freedom; located in the United States Capitol rotunda, canopy of the dome. "G 1668" on negative. Detr... More

Apotheosis of Washington. Agriculture detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Agriculture detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco by Constantino Brumidi showing the goddess Ceres representing agriculture; located in theUnited States Capitol. "G 1663" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no... More

[Apotheosis of Washington. Marine detail]
Apotheosis of Washington. Fall of tyranny, detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Fall of tyranny, detail

Title devised by cataloger; caption in Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912): Fall of tyranny. Photograph of a detail of the United States Capitol dome fresco by Constantino Brumidi. "G 1659" on negative. Detro... More

Arts and science, canopy of the rotunda

Arts and science, canopy of the rotunda

United States Capitol mural by Brumidi. Title devised. Listed in Detroit Publishing Co. negative log as enlargement from no. 9849, by Glover, May 1904. "Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co." and "09893" on neg... More

Apotheosis of Washington

Apotheosis of Washington

Title devised by cataloger. Title on jacket: E pluribus unum. Photograph of a detail of a fresco by Constantino Brumidi showing George Washington surrounded by thirteen maidens representing the original states;... More

[Apotheosis of Washington. Mechanics detail]
Apotheosis of Washington. Commerce detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Commerce detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco of Mercury, signed "C. Brumidi, 1865"; located in the United States Capitol. "G 1865" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9851. Gift; State Historical So... More

[Apotheosis of Washington. Agriculture detail]
[Arts and science, canopy of the rotunda]
[Apotheosis of Washington.  Fall of tyranny, detail]
Apotheosis of Washington, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda of The United States Capitol

Apotheosis of Washington, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda of...

Title devised by cataloger. Fresco by Constantino Brumidi. "G 1713" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033480. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Apotheosis of Washington, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda of The United States Capitol]]
[Apotheosis of Washington]
[Apotheosis of Washinggton, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda of The United States Capitol]
[Apotheosis of Washington. Commerce detail]
Apotheosis of Washington. Mechanics detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Mechanics detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco by Constantino Brumidi showing Vulcan representing mechanics; located in the United States Capitol. "G 1664" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9852. Gi... More

Apotheosis of Washington. Marine detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Marine detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco of Neptune and court by Constantino Brumidi in the United States Capitol. "G 1657" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9850. Gift; State Historical Soci... More

[Apotheosis of Washington]
Apotheosis of Washinggton, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda of The United States Capitol

Apotheosis of Washinggton, fresco in the canopy of the dome, Rotunda o...

Title devised by cataloger. Fresco by Constantino Brumidi. "G 1683" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033479. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ceiling decorations, grand salon, Str. City of Cleveland, [Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co.]
Ceiling decorations, grand salon, Str. City of Cleveland, Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Co.

Ceiling decorations, grand salon, Str. City of Cleveland, Detroit & Cl...

"G 5026" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 022482. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Mural by George W. Maynard on ceiling in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.]

[Mural by George W. Maynard on ceiling in the Library of Congress, Was...

Possibly part of mural depicting virtues. National Photo Company Collection.

[Mural by Elmer E. Garnsey, neo-Pompeian with ovals, on ceiling of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.]

[Mural by Elmer E. Garnsey, neo-Pompeian with ovals, on ceiling of the...

Possibly part of mural depicting elements. National Photo Company Collection.

[Murals and ornamental frieze on ceiling of foyer in the New Theater, New York City]
Mural by Elmer E. Garnsey, with U.S. seal, on ceiling of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Str. City of Detroit III, ceiling decoration
Str. City of Detroit III, ceiling decoration

Str. City of Detroit III, ceiling decoration

"McC 603" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 022713. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

["Mi Sueño," Herbert Coppell house, 1245 South Grand Avenue, Pasadena, California. Dining room fireplace]

["Mi Sueño," Herbert Coppell house, 1245 South Grand Avenue, Pasadena,...

Site History. House Architecture: Bertram Grovesnor Goodhue, built 1916; Carlton Monroe Winslow, supervising architect. Landscape: Paul George Thiene, 1916. Associated Name: Georgia Myers (Mrs. Herbert) Coppell... More

Pasadena, California, Mrs. Herbert Coppell home (interior) - enormous and elaborately decorated fireplace / photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Pasadena, California, Mrs. Herbert Coppell home (interior) - enormous ...

Site History. House Architecture: Bertram Grovesnor Goodhue, built 1916; Carlton Monroe Winslow, supervising architect. Landscape: Paul George Thiene, 1916. Associated Name: Georgia Myers (Mrs. Herbert) Coppell... More

Ceiling, Library [of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, second floor, southwest pavilion of the Discoverers showing mural by George W. Maynard, Washington, D.C.]
Ceiling, Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, second floor, southwest pavilion of the Discoverers showing mural by George W. Maynard, Washington, D.C.

Ceiling, Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, second floor,...

Part of title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves; some title information from another image of ceiling: LC-DIG-highsm-02240. Date from negatives in ... More

Folger Library interiors. Ceiling in theater, Folger Library
U.S. Supreme Court interiors. Ceiling in main courtroom of U.S. Supreme Court
I observed it --  a new ceiling

I observed it -- a new ceiling

Title on shelflist card: before going away Monsieur Vidal had this room done over. (DLC/PP-1933:0185). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Mystery of Celest... More

Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Kenmore, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase;... More

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase;... More

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase;... More

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase;... More

Agecroft Hall, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Exhibition of early Virginia portraits. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Exhibition of early Virginia portraits. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia
U.S. Supreme Court interiors. Ceiling in main courtroom of U.S. Supreme Court
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