U.S. Capitol after burning by the British

Title

U.S. Capitol after burning by the British

Description

Drawing shows the ruins of the U.S. Capitol following British attempts to burn the building; includes fire damage to the Senate and House wings, damaged colonnade in the House of Representatives shored up with firewood to prevent its collapse, and the shell of the rotunda with the facade and roof missing.

Creator

Munger, George, 1781-1825, artist

Date

1814

Contributor

Original Format

1 drawing on paper : ink and watercolor

Physical Dimensions

59 x 50 cm.

Files

23076v.jpg

Citation

Munger, George, 1781-1825, artist, “U.S. Capitol after burning by the British,” Baltimore Heritage Digital Collections, accessed December 14, 2019, https://collection.baltimoreheritage.org/items/show/85.

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