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Section of Plan, No. 1, Elevation of Plan No. 1, Ground Plan of the Capitol, No. 1.

Description

Section and floor plan for a proposed design of the Capitol building made for the United States Capitol Drawing Competition held in 1792. The design features an oval-shaped building with four rectangular wings. There are two elevation drawings from each long side of the building above a floor plan of the entire ground floor.

Date

1792

Materials

Pen and ink, ink washes, and watercolor on paper

Dimensions

21 1/4 H x 16 7/8 W inches

Resource ID

8393

Notes

Signed and dated lower right corner: "Charles Wintersmith Inv: & Fecit./1792." Artist also known as Charles Winterschmidt.

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.