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1848 View From the President’s House

View from the White House in 1848, looking at the Capitol Building.
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This is a great print from 1848, showing the view looking south and west from the White House.

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Washington, from the presidents house: vue de Washington, prise de la maison du president / Washington vom hause des prasidenten gesehn
Washington, from the presidents house: vue de Washington, prise de la maison du president / Washington vom hause des prasidenten gesehn

Source: Library of Congress

Update: Oops, the comment below is correct. This is east, not west. I should have said south and left.

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