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Scientific Institution Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 12 pictures in our Scientific Institution collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


'Public Buildings in Washington', 1874. Creator: John Filmer Featured Print

'Public Buildings in Washington', 1874. Creator: John Filmer

'Public Buildings in Washington', 1874. 'Treasury Department; White House Front View; Smithsonian Institute; [Capitol Building], City Hall, White House Rear View; View from Agricultural Grounds', Washington DC, USA. 'The most striking object at Washington is undoubtedly the magnificent white-marble Capitol...It rises majestically far above all surrounding objects, amid a nest of thick and darkly verdant foliage, on the brow of the hill to which it gives its name; its very lofty dome, with its tiers of columns, its rich ornamentation, and its summit surmounted by the colossal statue of Liberty, presents a noble appearance, and may be seen for many miles around'. From "Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In, A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists" Vol. II, edited by William Cullen Bryant. [D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1874]

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