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The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress Washington District of Columbia
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Stock #: 333446
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: I & M Ottenheimer
Postmark: 1950 Aug-2
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 3c
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 $6,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are finished in black copper, with panels guilded with a thick coating of gold leaf and the creating of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning