Perspectives on the Art and Architectural History of the United States Capitol

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  1. Incidental Architect
    While the majority of scholarship on early Washington focuses on its political and physical development, in Incidental Architect Gordon S. Brown describes the intellectual and social scene of the 1790s and early 1800s through... Learn More
    Published: 19th May 2009
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  2. Paris on the Potomac
    In 1910 John Merven Carrère, a Paris-trained American architect, wrote, “Learning from Paris made Washington outstanding among American cities.” The five essays in Paris on the Potomac explore aspects of this influence on... Learn More
    Published: 19th October 2007
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  3. American Pantheon
    Like the ancient Roman Pantheon, the U.S. Capitol was designed by its political and aesthetic arbiters to memorialize the virtues, events, and persons most representative of the nation's ideals—an attempt to raise a particular... Learn More
    Published: 4th July 2004
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  4. Montgomery C. Meigs and the Building of the Nation’s Capital
    At the age of thirty-six, in 1852, Lt. Montgomery Cunningham Meigs of the Army Corps of Engineers reported to Washington, D.C., for duty as a special assistant to the chief army engineer, Gen. Joseph G. Totten. It was a fateful... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2002
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  5. The United States Capitol
    The United States Capitol is a national cultural icon, and among the most visually recognized seats of government in the world. The past quarter century has witnessed an explosion of scholarly interest in the art and architectural... Learn More
    Published: 30th August 2000
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