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Auction 142, Lot 228

"United States Capitol", Johnson, A. J.

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Black & White

14.9 x 9.3 inches
37.8 x 23.6 cm
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This attractive engraving is the frontispiece to Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas. This view is based upon a photograph of the drawings of T.U. Walter and engraved by C.E. Loven that depicts the newly replaced and enlarged "wedding cake" style dome that is present today.


Condition: B+

Light toning with a few minor spots in the image.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/28/2012