An Elevation for a Capitol for Plan No. 2. U.S. Capitol Drawing Competition
An elevation of a proposed design for a Capitol building made for the U.S. Capitol Drawing Competition held by the government in 1792. The drawing features a two story building with a central rotunda topped by the form of a large bird with outstretched wings. The building has a mansard roof surrounded by a balustrade with two chimneys at either end. The title of the drawing is inscribed along the bottom of the paper.