US Library of Congress, Washington DC Photos

United States Library of Congress (1886-92) by architects Smithmeyer & Pelz then Edward Pearce Casey. America's largest library started with a core collection from Thomas Jefferson. Also Folger Shakespeare Library.

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Library of Congress (1886-92) with dome & cupola. Washington, DC. Architect: Smithmeyer & Pelz then Edward Pearce Casey.Library of Congress front entrance facade. Washington, DC.Library of Congress column detail. Washington, DC.Library of Congress lamp stand. Washington, DC.
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Arched windows of great hall of Library of Congress. Washington, DC.Ceiling detail of dome in great hall of Library of Congress. Washington, DC.Ceiling of dome in great hall of Library of Congress. Washington, DC.Folger Shakespeare Library (1932) (201 E. Capitol St. SE). Washington, DC. Style: Moderne. Architect: Alexander B. Trowbridge. On National Register.

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