McCarthy Album 09, Photograph 221

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Title

McCarthy Album 09, Photograph 221

Date

1925

Subject

U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Description

Caption: "U.S. Capitol," c. 1925. View of the domed U.S. Capitol, housing both the Senate and House of Representatives. Constructed between 1793 and 1800 and designed by architect William Thornton, the building has undergone several expansions, including the addition of the wedding-cake-style dome in the 1850s.

Coverage

Washington, D.C.

Identifier

96-07-08-alb-09-221

Contributor

Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996.

Publisher

California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office

Rights

© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.

Source

Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

Format

JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color

Language

English

Type

Still Image