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Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-06609 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-06609 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

[West front of the United States Capitol with cows in the foreground]

ca. 1831

John Rubens Smith

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Title

[West front of the United States Capitol with cows in the foreground]

Date

ca. 1831

Description

1 drawing : watercolor ; 42 x 60.4 cm (sheet) | Drawing shows the Tripoli Monument honoring American valor during the Barbary Wars of 1804. It was moved to the West Front of the Capitol in 1831 (and moved to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1860). The drawing also shows the wooden fence that first delineated the Capitol grounds. (Source: Pam Scott, 2011)

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Location

United States Capitol, Washington D.C., USA

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

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Copyright

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-06609

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