Beautiful View of Capitol Building From The East Notable People & Places Thu Jul 18th, 2013 What an amazing photograph from the 1860s. Thanks again to the Library of Congress for this one. east front of the Capitol Building Source: Library of Congress Tags 1860s, The Capitol Building Related Posts Old U.S. Naval Observatory in Foggy Bottom Wed Jul 9th, 2014 Amazing Photo of Washington Monument Apex Mon Jun 30th, 2014 The Greatest Commencement Addresses in Washington, DC, Ever Mon Jun 16th, 2014 J.P. Morgan in Front of the Capitol Tue May 27th, 2014 1910s Night Photo of Washington Monument Tue May 27th, 2014 Ladies’ Waiting Room in Union Station Thu May 22nd, 2014 DC20009 With Horatio Greenough’s shocking dirty statue of George Washington still banished to the lawn. ET Every time I see exterior shots feature that statue I just have to smile.