Incredible Photo of State, War, Navy Building

State, War, and Navy Building late 19th century by William Henry Jackson
State, War, and Navy Building late 19th century by William Henry Jackson

This is an incredible photo that needs no commentary. It was taken by William Henry Jackson some time near the end of the 19th century. I came across this on a cool photo archive site Photographium. Click the image for a high-resolution shot.

 

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