The United States Capitol

The United States Capitol Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 136837
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Washington Novelty Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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East view: The cornerstone was laid in 1793 by President Washington. Burned by the British in 1812, it was not completed until 1863. The main part of the building is of Massachusetts marble and Virginia sandstone, the dome is a double shell of cast iron painted white to harmonize with the rest of the structure.
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