|Capitol reflections at sunset.
|Capitol design by James Diamond--love the bird on top.
|The U.S. Capitol, Spring, 1814 (computer recreation)
|George Munger's 1814 painting of the aftermath of the British invasion.
|An early distant view of the Capitol by August Kollner dates from 1839 and illustrates the
"simplicity" of Bullfinch's dome.
|Cutaway drawings of Thomas Waller's
19th century Capitol dome give some insight
into both the complexity of the construction
project and why the east front of the building
had to be rebuilt...twice (1904 & 1958)