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[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, Maryland]

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, M...

Drawing shows view of monument beyond First Unitarian Church, originally First Independent Church of Baltimore, designed by Maximilian Godefroy, completed in 1818.

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Baltimore.

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Soci...

Certificate includes vignettes of the proposed Washington Monument with a pantheon and as an obelisk; medallion portrait of George Washington; and Washington's grave at Mount Vernon. The signatures are for Z. T... more

[George Washington]

[George Washington]

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform, holding sword at side in right hand, with left arm raised in parting gesture, aide with horse on th... more

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be erected in the city of Washington / design by Robt. Mills archt. ; lithd. by Chas. Fenderich, Wash.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be ere...

Print showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills above a bust portrait of George Washington. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures... more

[Certificate of membership for the Washington National Monument Society] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co.

[Certificate of membership for the Washington National Monument Societ...

Certificate to raise funds to erect the Washington Monument shows two designs for the monument and two vignettes.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by] J. C. Armytage.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Print showing a "revised plan of the monument" with specifications and height comparisons to other buildings, as well as the Washington Monument in Baltimore and the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. Completed, shown by dark lines, 174 ft. Stone terrace, 25 ft. high, diameter 200 ft.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. ...

Print showing a drawing of Washington Monument half completed with dotted lines representing the proposed height.

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

A sheet music cover for a song by John M. Crosland, dedicated to President Buchanan. The cover is illustrated with an array of emblems, many of them symbolizing threats to the integrity of the Union. A bust of ... more

Washington Monument as it stood for 25 years

Washington Monument as it stood for 25 years

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

[View of Washington, D.C., copied from a sketch made by a member of the first Japanese delegation to the United States]

[View of Washington, D.C., copied from a sketch made by a member of th...

Illustration showing the U.S. Capitol, the unfinished Washington Monument, the Potomac River, and the city of Alexandria, Virginia.

A female rebel in Baltimore - an everyday scene

A female rebel in Baltimore - an everyday scene

A female secessionist flaunting her colors in the face of 6 Union troops; at base of Washington Monument.

Beef Depot Monument

Beef Depot Monument

Partially completed Washington Monument, Washington, D.C., with herd of cattle in foreground.

[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

Birds eye view of Sixth Street wharf, Washington, D.C.

Birds eye view of Sixth Street wharf, Washington, D.C.

Print shows the busy wharves in southwest Washington, DC, where wounded soldiers oftenarrived. In the foreground, the U.S.M. paddle steamboat "John Brooks" filled with Union soldeirs in the foreground, soldiers... more

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.

Birds-eye view of Washington, D.C. and environs, 1865

Birds-eye view of Washington, D.C. and environs, 1865

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. in an oval, from the north, looking southeast, with the Washington Monument on the right and the U.S. Capitol on the left. Also shows a military parade or proce... more

View of Washington City

View of Washington City

Print showing a bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C., with the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, and the Washington Monument in the background.

An artificial limb recipient ice-skating near the Washington Monument. Photograph commissioned by the J.E. Hanger artificial limb company

An artificial limb recipient ice-skating near the Washington Monument....

Title from Washingtoniana Photographs, p. 17. Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. General information about the C.... more

New York City - St. John's guild - the ladies of the society, at their Monday evening sewing circle, making garments for the poor. Washington, D.C. - present condition of the Washington Monument, on the baseball ground, near the White House sketched by Frank Schell

New York City - St. John's guild - the ladies of the society, at their...

2 illustrations in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874 Dec. 12, p. 233.

Washington, D.C. - present condition of the Washington Monument, on the baseball ground, near the White House / sketched by Frank Schell.

Washington, D.C. - present condition of the Washington Monument, on th...

Print shows the incomplete Monument, with sailing boats in foreground; possibly Tiber Creek.

Excavation south-east corner Buttress Foundation, Washington Monument. December 15th 1879

Excavation south-east corner Buttress Foundation, Washington Monument....

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: D.C. Washington Monument; Shelf.

Our national capital, viewed from the South

Our national capital, viewed from the South

U.S. Capitol on right; unfinished Washington Monument on left; mall and buildings in foregrd. - aerial view.

572 feet high--setting the cap-stone on the Washington Monument / from a sketch on the spot by S.H. Nealy.

572 feet high--setting the cap-stone on the Washington Monument / from...

Print shows Superintendent P.H. McLaughlin placing cap stone on the Washington Monument. Other monument engineers and workers shown participating in the event, are Chief Engineer, Col. T.L. Casey (hands up); Ca... more

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

Top of the Washington Monument. Setting the capstone / Alex. Millar, del.

Top of the Washington Monument. Setting the capstone / Alex. Millar, d...

Print showing men gathered on the scaffolding of the Washington Monument, as those at the very top install the capstone.

This beautiful cut of the Washington national monument was made expressly for me in the year '85 ... [Washington, D. C.] Compilments of C. T. Cathcart, Job printer, 458 Louisiana Ave. [1885].

This beautiful cut of the Washington national monument was made expres...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 207, Folder 31.

Camp George Washington, Washington, D.C.

Camp George Washington, Washington, D.C.

Bird's-eye view of Washington Monument and grounds covered with tents of veterans.

In the elevator

In the elevator

Two men and two women in elevator in the Washington Monument.

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.]

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: American art and American art collections / Walter Montgomery ed. Boston : E. W. Walker & co., 1889, p. 364. Facsimile scan provided for: Unbuilt Washington, National ... more

Burn's cottage (earliest building on site of D.C.)

Burn's cottage (earliest building on site of D.C.)

Photograph shows the home of David Burnes (Burns) and his daughter, Marcia (Burns) Van Ness, with the Washington Monument in the background, Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Print shows 5 images relating to the Washington Monument. Titles: Setting the cap stone; Capstone of the monument, showing the aluminium tip; In the elevator; Entrance to the monument; Washington Monument (deta... more

Endeavorers' tents and Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Endeavorers' tents and Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Bird's-eye view of Christian Endeavor encampment.

East front of the Treasury Department

East front of the Treasury Department

Washington Monument in left background.

Coffins of Spanish-American war dead

Coffins of Spanish-American war dead

Photograph shows view of coffins draped with American flags lined up for burial in Arlington National Cemetery; Washington Monument can be seen in the background. "Maine" dead [Arlington Cemetery Dec. 1899]. Ti... more

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033473. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Title from jacket. "946 G" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 033130. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "X 101" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013024. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Washington Monument, D.C., U.S.A

The Washington Monument, D.C., U.S.A

H7746 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1901 by R. Y. Young. No. 87. Title from item.

Washington from the Capitol

Washington from the Capitol

Bird's-eye-view down Pennsylvania Ave., with the Washington Monument on the left.

From Washington Monument, south, along the wharves and the Potomac River, Washington

From Washington Monument, south, along the wharves and the Potomac Riv...

Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C. and the Potomac River.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

"WHJ-189-02" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 014225. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

View from top of Washington Monument looking north

View from top of Washington Monument looking north

White House visible, in midground.

The crowds assembling for the dedicatory exercises for the opening of Camp Roosevelt. Secty. Hays delivered the oration

The crowds assembling for the dedicatory exercises for the opening of ...

Photograph showing people assembled on the grounds of the Washington Monument.

From Washington Monument (N. E.) showing new General Post Office, and other Government Buildings, Washington, U. S. A

From Washington Monument (N. E.) showing new General Post Office, and ...

H16898 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood. On mount: Works and Studios, Washington, D.C., Arlington, N.J., Littleton, N.H. Title from item.

Washington Monument, tallest stone structure in the world (555 ft.) east Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument, tallest stone structure in the world (555 ft.) ea...

Washington Monument in background and four people at Tidal Basin in foreground.

The Washington Monument as a gnomon C.T

The Washington Monument as a gnomon C.T

Drawing shows Washington Monument with shadow projecting into dark sky. Title from item.

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Historic Sites

Johns Hopkins University from Washington Monument, Baltimore, Md

Johns Hopkins University from Washington Monument, Baltimore, Md

"804-G" and "14" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016529. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 017455. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.