Congressional Library

Congressional Library Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 270540
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: HHT Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of over $6,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and the lantern are finished in black copper, with panels gilded with thick coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning
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