Washington. 32. Capitol. (East View)
New-York & Paris; published by Goupil, Vilbert & Co. Entered according to act of congress, in the year 1848, by Aug. Köllner, in the clerk's office of the district court for the southern district of New-York.
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 245 x 295mm (9¾ x 11½"). Large margins.
The United States Capitol, home of Congress, shown less than a decade before the depicted dome was demolished and the present one built. Lithographed by Isidore-Laurent Deroy (1797-1886) after August Köllner (1813-1906). Köllner, born in Württemberg and emigrated to America in 1839, made over a hundred drawing of American and Canadian cities, sending them to Paris to be lithographed. 54 were published, between 1848 and 1851.
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