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Unknown The Capitol

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0223 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 20.5 x 27.2 cm.

One engraving entitled "The Capitol" circa 1861-1877. Depicts a view of the Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. In the forefront of the image, a crowd is gathered on the front lawn. Engraver unknown.

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