Pastoral View of Washington in the 1860s

Take a look at this photograph. You should be able to make out the Old Patent Office in the background.

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1860s view of Washington DC
1860s view of Washington DC

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  • dbartramr

    This appears to have been taken from the Beef Depot Memorial. It looks as if the Senate wing of the Capitol is on the far right

  • Drew

    Or is it taken from the Smithsonian Castle?