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[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[German cupeling furnace with a brick dome and a cupeling hearth with iron hood, both used to separate metals from ores]

[German cupeling furnace with a brick dome and a cupeling hearth with ...

Illus. and text in: De la pirotechnia / Vannuccio Biringucci. Venetia : Per V. Roffinello, 1540, p. 58. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 180.

[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.

Dome of U.S. Capitol, exception in first section of main ribs and horizontal braces ...

Dome of U.S. Capitol, exception in first section of main ribs and hori...

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

Details of dome, carriages "a" of stairway in drum

Details of dome, carriages "a" of stairway in drum

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

Details of peristyle of dome

Details of peristyle of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, horizontal braces between main ribs

Dome of U.S. Capitol, horizontal braces between main ribs

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Cross braces to connect the inner and outer entablature of dome

Cross braces to connect the inner and outer entablature of dome

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

Details of dome, doors in drum, east and west heading to floor of peristyle

Details of dome, doors in drum, east and west heading to floor of peri...

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola, third section

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola, third section

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

Details of key of windows, interior of dome

Details of key of windows, interior of dome

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

Key of windows on colonnade of dome

Key of windows on colonnade of dome

U.S. Capitol (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.

Plinth of columns for peristyle of dome

Plinth of columns for peristyle of dome

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

Details of dome, carriages of stairway of drum

Details of dome, carriages of stairway of drum

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

Development of stairway through ribs of coupola, dome of [U.S.] Capitol

Development of stairway through ribs of coupola, dome of [U.S.] Capito...

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.

Receding panels around dome above peristyle

Receding panels around dome above peristyle

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

Details of stylobate of dome

Details of stylobate of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing).

Base of dome, top of balustrade of building

Base of dome, top of balustrade of building

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

Details of interior of new dome

Details of interior of new dome

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.

Pilaster capital, full size, interior of dome

Pilaster capital, full size, interior of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, exception in first section of main ribs

Dome of U.S. Capitol, exception in first section of main ribs

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

Cross braces to connect the inner and outer entablature of dome

Cross braces to connect the inner and outer entablature of dome

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

Details of second story of dome

Details of second story of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing).

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.

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of peristyle of dome

Details of peristyle of dome

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.

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

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

Details of dome, horizontal section through drum

Details of dome, horizontal section through drum

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.

Details of dome

Details of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, section showing one of the main ribs extending from the top of the peristyle ...

Dome of U.S. Capitol, section showing one of the main ribs extending f...

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

Cross braces connecting the entablature of the peristyle with the drum of the dome

Cross braces connecting the entablature of the peristyle with the drum...

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

Details of dome, gutters over peristyle
Podium of dome

Podium of dome

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

Cross braces between pillars in drum of dome

Cross braces between pillars in drum of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, brackets attached to main ribs to support the face plates of the exterior of second story

Dome of U.S. Capitol, brackets attached to main ribs to support the fa...

This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Stylobate of dome, full size

Stylobate of dome, full size

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

Details of peristyle of dome

Details of peristyle of dome

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

Section through stairway in drum of dome

Section through stairway in drum of dome

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

Details of peristyle of dome

Details of peristyle of dome

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

Section and plan of stairway in drum of dome

Section and plan of stairway in drum of dome

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

Balustrade over columns of dome

Balustrade over columns of dome

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

Plan of base of dome

Plan of base of dome

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

Original design of the new dome on the U.S. Capitol

Original design of the new dome on the U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, exterior and interior architraves over pilasters

Details of dome, exterior and interior architraves over pilasters

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, carriages "c" of stairway in drum

Details of dome, carriages "c" of stairway in drum

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

Details of colonnade of dome

Details of colonnade of dome

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

Section of Tholus on dome of U.S. Capitol

Section of Tholus on dome of 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 ...

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

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.

Plan of dome

Plan of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola, second section

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola, second section

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, bottom plate under interior balustrade, one step above floor of peristyle

Details of dome, bottom plate under interior balustrade, one step abov...

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

Plan and elevation of pilaster base, interior of dome

Plan and elevation of pilaster base, interior of dome

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

Details of dome, stairway beginning at floor of peristyle

Details of dome, stairway beginning at floor of peristyle

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

Details of dome, face plates of base

Details of dome, face plates of base

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

Ornament of pilasters of dome, second story

Ornament of pilasters of dome, second story

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

Capital of pilasters of dome, second story

Capital of pilasters of dome, second story

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

Details of windows in peristyle of dome

Details of windows in peristyle of dome

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

Diagonal tie rods between main ribs, dome of [U.S.] Capitol

Diagonal tie rods between main ribs, dome of [U.S.] Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, face plate over passage around drum

Details of dome, face plate over passage around drum

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

Pillars in drum of dome

Pillars in drum of dome

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

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.

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Design for scaffold around peristyle of dome

Design for scaffold around peristyle of dome

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.

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.

Details of dome, floor plates and balustrade on top of peristyle

Details of dome, floor plates and balustrade on top of peristyle

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

Cross braces between pillars in drum of dome

Cross braces between pillars in drum of dome

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

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola first section

Dome of U.S. Capitol, ribs of cupola first section

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.

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.

Details of dome, supports of face plates of base of dome

Details of dome, supports of face plates of base of dome

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.

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.

Details of main cornice, full size of interior order of dome

Details of main cornice, full size of interior order of dome

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

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome and portico. East front. Rendered elevation]. / Tho. U. Walter, architect of new dome & c.
Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 13. Title from item. No. 1902. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol, section of new dome]

[Capitol, section of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 5. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 5. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

[Capitol, elevation of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 11. Title devised by Library staff. Notation: Original design. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

Section through dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 12. Title from item. No. 1901. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 19. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Cast iron column for peristyle of dome, U.S. Capitol

Cast iron column for peristyle of dome, U.S. Capitol

Photograph showing team of six horses pulling a wagon carrying a column for the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 15. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR ... more

Progressive view of dome, first column on roof, 2; east front from Senate (north wing) roof, looking south

Progressive view of dome, first column on roof, 2; east front from Sen...

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 21. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Reading-room of the British Museum

Reading-room of the British Museum

Print shows the domed reading of the British Library at the British Museum. Illus. in: Memoirs of libraries: including a handbook of library economy / By Edward Edwards. London : Trübner & Co.,1859, p. 701. Tit... more

East front looking north. Progressive views of dome iv

East front looking north. Progressive views of dome iv

Photograph showing east front of the Capitol with peristyle in progress. Men, including Montgomery C. Meigs, stand in driveway.

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