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Plan of the Second Floor and Elevation of the Principal Front No. 1. U.S. Capitol Drawing Competition


Architectural plan for the proposed design of the U.S. Capitol Building made for the U.S. Capitol Drawing Competition held in 1792. The drawing features the front façade of a building with a central protruding entrance topped by a pediment and flanked by wings on both sides. The bottom half of the drawing shows the corresponding floor plan for the second floor of the building.




Pen and iron gall ink on creme paper


14.125 H x 18.375 W inches

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Signed lower right corner: "S. McIntire Delin."

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Gift of John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe

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Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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