Historic Map - Washington, DC - 1857

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View of Washington, D.C., 1857 / drawn & published by E. Sachse & Co.

This panoramic print of Washington, DC and its Capitol building was drawn and published by E. Sachse & Co. in 1857. Washington DC’s Capitol Building was expanded in the 1850's with a new dome designed by Thomas U. Walter.

The new dome and other additions designed by Walter improved and modernized the building, which was much needed. A large percentage of labor that went into the construction of the massive project was carried out by slaves. The dome is said to contain nearly nine million pounds of cast iron.

The illustration, looking east, shows the Capitol with its newly completed dome, government buildings and vicinity.


Archive Paper

Archive Paper

Premium fine art paper that provides accurate color reproduction with high-contrast, high-resolution print output and maximum image permanence. A high-quality print ready for framing.

  • Museum quality paper for high-quality fine art.
  • Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
  • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
  • Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
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