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East view of the Capitol.
Subject:Works on paper, Drawing, Architectural, Competitions, United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Creator:Hallet, Stephen, 1755-1825 (Hallet, Étienne Sulpice, 1755-1825)
Description:East view of the Capitol. Elevation. Not signed or dated. Single sheet of creme paper with pricked guide points, pen, and black ink, black ink washes and pencil under drawing. Stephen Hallet (Hallet, Étienne Sulpice). United States Capitol drawing competition, 1792.
Date of Original:Unknown
Collection:Works on paper, Drawing--Architectural, Museum Department
Type/Size:Image; 24.21 x 48.26 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