1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Architectural drawings--1790-1860.

  1. Bulfinch architectural drawing archive (Library of Congress)

    135 items (chiefly architectural drawings) and 3 volumes (text, 51 architectural drawings, and 2 prints). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Primarily architectural drawings by Charles Bulfinch, Architect of the Capitol (1818-1829), for and of residential buildings, government buildings, monuments, and churches in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, Maine, and unidentified locations. Among the designs represented in the archive are the U.S. Capitol, the White House, and the First Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C. and the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine. Materials document various phases of the design process, from preliminary and presentation drawings to working drawings. The archive also includes some landscape drawings, engineering drawings, design drawings, study drawings, and perspective studies, as well as architectural drawings formerly attributed to Bulfinch.

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