IMAGE: 1877 Drawing of Proposed Capitol Modifications

Architectural drawing for alterations to the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. West elevation Summary
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Fascinating drawing of the U.S. Capitol from the 1870s showing proposed modifications to the building. This is the west elevation of the building, the opposite side of the National Mall.

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