• Creator
  • I. & M. Ottenheimer
  • Created Date
  • 1895-
  • Description
  • Color postcard. On 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 w... more
    Color postcard. On 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. Library Postcards. Washington, D.C. Photography, artist rendering. 13.8 x 8.8 cm. Paper. 3270 x 2076 pixels. 600 dpi. 20365800 bytes. less
  • Format
  • TIFF
  • Rights
  • Unknown