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Section F.K. of Plan No. 1/Elevation D.P.F.L.N.O. of Plan No. 1


Two elevations of proposed Capitol building with a central rotunda flanked by wings on each side with four chimneys. The top section plan depicts an interior view of the two-story building with rooms denoted by letters A-K. The rotunda is supported by columns and a wooden frame. The bottom elevation shows an exterior view of the building lined with windows on both floors. Made for the Capitol Drawing Competition held by the United States government in 1792.




Pen and ink, ink washes, and watercolor on paper


10 1/8 H x 12 11/16 W inches

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Signed and dated lower right corner: "Charles Wintersmith Inv. & Fecit/1792"

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Gift of John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe

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