Beautiful 1879 Panorama of Washington

What a cool series of old photos from 1879. We’ve published so many posts that we can’t remember if these went up before, but nevertheless, sharing them twice isn’t such a bad thing.

Washington Monument and Agriculture Building
Washington Monument and Agriculture Building
B St. NW
B St. NW
Capitol Building in the distance
Patent Office in the distance
panoramic view of DC
panoramic view of DC
Capitol Building in distance
Capitol Building in distance

Source: Library of Congress

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  • Ken

    #3 caption should probably read “Patent Office in the distance”

  • Brian

    These are all shot from the Smithsonian Castle unless I am mistaken.