Historic Scenes of U.S. Capitol
Set of four, may be used as placemats, or suitable for framing. c1976. Each is 17.5" long x 11.5" wide, laminated, and printed on both sides. These are too big to scan in their entirety, so each picture below shows only a portion of the full picture. Each shows the Capitol at a certain stage of construction, and there is a brief description and sketch showing the part conveyed by the main picture. The reverse of each also features historic recipes with about 20 total. Each is © U.S. Capitol Historical Society. Picture credits given with each picture.
Dome and Wings 1872 lithograph, hand colored, Kiplinger Collection
Bulfinch's Dome 1825-1856, Kiplinger Collection
Wooden Walkway connected House and Senate wings before British fired the Capitol in 1814. Latrobe made this water color from memory later. Library of Congress.
Boxlike Wing Served House, Senate and Supreme Court. Water color was done in 1800. William R. Burch, Library of Congress.
Example Sketch from reverse This one shows Bulfinch's Dome in perspective to present building.
Recipe Example of part of one recipe from reverse side.
Condition - Very goodthere is a small pinhole in the corner of each where these were pinned to a wall. There may be some smudges or dirt on these, but it should clean right off since they are laminated.
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