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United States Capitol. Washington, D. C.
Architects: Thomas Ustick Walter, Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Building dates: 1793-1962
Photograph date: ca. 1870-ca. 1895
Notes: The penny-farthing style bicycle (with a large
front wheel and small rear wheel) featured in the foreground of
this view of the Capitol helps date this photograph to the period
between 1870 and 1895.
Credit Line: Transfer from the College of Architecture, Art &