1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1790-1850.

  1. Latrobe architectural drawing archive (Library of Congress)

    211 items (chiefly architectural and engineering drawings). 2 v., 41 leaves (30 architectural drawings). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Primarily architectural and engineering drawings by Benjamin Henry Latrobe for residential buildings, government buildings, canals, monuments, bank buildings, military buildings, health care facilities, engines, and waterworks in Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Among the designs represented in the archive are the U.S. Capitol, the White House, and Decatur House. Materials document various phases of the design process, from competition and presentation drawings to working drawings. The archive also includes landscape architecture drawings, interior design drawings, and naval architecture drawings, as well as architectural drawings formerly attributed to Latrobe.

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