"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.
Light toning and scattered foxing primarily in the blank margins.