Here is an amazing photograph (or daguerreotype) by John Plumbe taken in 1846. It shows the east front of the Capitol Building, noticeably different than it looks today.
- Old Photo Friday: Ford at the Capitol (ghostsofdc.org)
- Frederick Douglass statue in halls of Capitol a possibility (thegrio.com)
- If Walls Could Talk: Chateau Bonaparte on K Street (ghostsofdc.org)