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Washington, 1800

Allyn Cox

Oil on Canvas


Hall of Capitols

House wing, Cox Corridors


Only the north (Senate) wing of the U.S. Capitol Building was ready for the Congress by 1800. As construction continued on the rest of the building, this wing accommodated the Senate, the House of Representatives, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the district courts.



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Taken on December 20, 2011