Plan for a President’s House
Architectural drawing featuring two stories of a floor plan for the proposed Capitol Building. Made for the Capitol Design Competition held by the federal government in 1792. The floor plan features a rectangular building with many rooms and a central courtyard. A portico stands at the entrance to the building in the bottom drawing, while both stories feature an octagonal room at the back of the building. An inscription describing the drawing is seen at the bottom of the paper.