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The Capitol, Looking Southwest, attributed to George Strickland, ink on paper, ca. 1830

Mon, 2013-02-18 16:10 -- administrator

The Capitol, Looking Southwest, attributed to George Strickland, ink on paper, ca. 1830

This finely drawn view of the Capitol was taken from a low vantage point to emphasize the building’s elaborate carved stonework. At this perspective the roof’s many lanterns and chimneys disappear behind the balustrade.

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