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Library of Congress (1)
Library of Congress (1)
TitleLibrary of Congress (1)
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialWashington, D.C.
SubjectLibrary buildings Washington, D.C.
DescriptionOn Front: U.S. Congressional Library, Washington, D. C., Faces West upon First Street, East of the Capitol, between East Capitol and B. Street ;On Back: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON. justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of $6, 000, 000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are refinished in black copper, with panels gilded with a thick coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning.
Creator-CorporateI. & M. Ottenheimer
Creator-ContactsBaltimore, Maryland
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Sub-themeWashington, D.C.
Techniquephotography, artist rendering
Inclusive Dates1895-
Work Dimensions-Measurement13.8 x 8.8 cm.
Resource IdentifierALA0000906
Date Created2010-07-29
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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