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Enlargement of the Capitol of the United States

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Published by Gideon & Co., Printers in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Frederick Anderson, Architect, No. 44, Wall Street, New York.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF204.C2 A5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6981050M
    LC Control Number07006456
    OCLC/WorldCa9718928


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Bryan, W.B. Bib. of the District of Columbia, p. The modern United States Capitol is a triumph of both engineering and design. From its 9-million-pound /5(25). Read the full-text online edition of Washington, the National Capital (). The Influence of the Centennial Celebration of and of the World's Columbian Exposition of on Art in the United States Enlargement of the Capitol Grounds and Union Station Plaza Development A quite interesting story of the enlargement of the United States Capitol in the decade leading up to the Civil War, a tale culminating with the building's majestic dome being capped in late by the statute "Freedom." Three main characters provide the narrative thread: the military engineer (Captain Meigs), the architect (Mr.

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