New Dome Symbolizes Union, 1863

Allyn Cox

Oil on Canvas

1973-1974

 

Thomas U. Walter, who was hired as architect of the Capitol extensions in 1851, also designed the building's new cast-iron dome. In this mural Walter (center, in dark coat and top hat) shows his dome design to President Abraham Lincoln.

 

This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is being made available for educational, scholarly, news or personal purposes (not advertising or any other commercial use). When any of these images is used the photographic credit line should read “Architect of the Capitol.” These images may not be used in any way that would imply endorsement by the Architect of the Capitol or the United States Congress of a product, service or point of view. For more information visit www.aoc.gov.

2,385 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on October 12, 2011
  • Show EXIF
This photo is in 1 album

Additional info

  • Viewing this photo Public
  • Safety level of this photo Safe
  • S Search
    Photo navigation
    < > Thumbnail navigation
    Z Zoom
    B Back to context