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Collection Photo, Print, Drawing United States Capitol and related Capitol Hill sites

About this Item

Title

  • United States Capitol and related Capitol Hill sites

Summary

  • The U.S. Capitol and related buildings. Construction of the Capitol dome (ca. 1860s); construction of Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol (ca. 1870s); East Front of Capitol (heavily retouched); U.S. Capitol from the northeast (ca. 1870s); wide-angle view of the Capitol East Front, from the Library of Congress dome; buildings on the future site of the Longworth House Office Building; House of Representatives in session.

Created / Published

  • ca. 1860-ca. 1930.

Headings

  • -  United States.--Congress.--House--1860-1930
  • -  United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--1860-1930
  • -  Building construction--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1930
  • -  Legislative bodies--United States--1860-1930
  • -  Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)--1860-1930

Headings

  • Albumen prints--1860-1930.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1860-1930.
  • Group portraits--1860-1930.
  • Photomechanical prints--1860-1930.
  • Salted paper prints--1860-1930.

Genre

  • Photomechanical prints--1860-1930
  • Salted paper prints--1860-1930
  • Gelatin silver prints--1860-1930
  • Albumen prints--1860-1930
  • Group portraits--1860-1930

Notes

  • -  LOT title and other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
  • -  Photographers: T. Horydczak and Kerston & Fordham (Newark, New Jersey).
  • -  A few are captioned; undated.
  • -  Interlibrary loan transfer, copyright deposit; various sources.
  • -  Gift; Dr. W. B. Bryan; 1934.
  • -  Gift; Susan H. Richards; 1947.
  • -  Other sources unknown.

Medium

  • 8 photographic prints : albumen, gelatin silver, salted paper ; 47 x 61 cm. or smaller.
  • 1 photomechanical print ; 40 x 50 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 12672 (H) [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004669039

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

United States Capitol and related Capitol Hill sites. Washington D.C. United States Capitol Hill, None. ca. 1860-ca. 1930. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669039/.

APA citation style:

United States Capitol and related Capitol Hill sites. Washington D.C. United States Capitol Hill, None. ca. 1860-ca. 1930. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004669039/.

MLA citation style:

United States Capitol and related Capitol Hill sites. ca. 1860-ca. 1930. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004669039/>.