The United States Capitol: Its Architecture and Decoration
By Henry Hope Reed

An inspiring panorama of our nation’s greatest classical building, this new volume also showcases the building’s painted and sculpted decoration. Featured are architects William Thornton, Charles Bulfinch, Benjamin Latrobe, and Thomas Walter; patron Montgomery Meigs; muralist Constantino Brumidi; and sculptor Thomas Crawford, among others.

Book details:

An illustrated volume tracing the architectural antecedents and building history of the U.S. Capitol

Publisher Info:
  • ISBN: 9780393038316
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Size: 9.5 x 12.4 in
  • Pages: 288
  • Binding: Hardcover
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