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Front view of the Capitol "B" elevation.
Subject:United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.), Drawing, Competitions, Architectural, Works on paper, Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)
Creator:Hart, Philip, fl. 1790-1798
Description:Front view of the Capitol "B" elevation. Signed lower left edge: "Philip Hart." Three joined pieces of creme paper with pricked guide points, pen and iron gall ink, scored guide lines, pencil shading and pencil graffiti. Not dated. United States Capitol drawing competition, 1792. Donor: John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe.
Date of Original:Unknown
Collection:Works on paper, Drawing--Architectural, Museum Department
Type/Size:Image; 45.88 x 60.81 cm.
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Rights:Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact email@example.com