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Amazing 1846 Photo of the Capitol Building

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. [vc_button title=”Buy This Photo” target=”_self” color=”default” size=”size_large” href=”http://www.cafepress.com/ghostsofdc.1535136880″] Source: Library of Congress

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