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Constructing the Capitol: North Wing

Constructing the Capitol: North Wing

Artist
William Russell Birch
Date of Work
1800
Medium
Watercolor
Credit
Library of Congress

Constructing the Capitol: North Wing

After seven years of construction, only the Capitol's north wing was ready for occupancy. The wing accommodated the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the Library of Congress when the seat of government was moved to Washington, D.C., in 1800.

A View of the Capitol in 1800, William Russell Birch, watercolor.

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