Benjamin Henry Latrobe
B. Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the position of "Surveyor of Public Buildings," with the principal responsibility of constructing the Capitol’s south wing. He is honored as the second Architect of the Capitol
Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
George B. Matthews, after C. W. Peale
Oil on canvas, 29-1/2" x 24-1/2"
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