Amazing 1846 Photo of the Capitol Building

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.

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1846 photo of the Capitol Building
1846 photo of the Capitol Building

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Source: Library of Congress

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