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Elevation, West View of the Capitol

Description

Architectural elevation proposal with a west view of the Capitol Building made for the Captiol design competition held by the United States government in 1792. This drawing features a central rotunda with columns flanked by two three-story rectangular wings on either side.

Date

1792

Materials

Pen and iron gall ink, iron gall ink washes and pen and black ink on creme paper

Dimensions

9 5/8 H x 18 9/16 W inches

Resource ID

8384

Credit Line

Gift of John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.