Auction 148, Lot 250

"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

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 and scattered foxing primarily in the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014