The Old Print Shop

N. E. View of the United States Capitol, Washington, D. C.

  • ARTIST: John Sartain

  • PUBLISHER: Drawn and engraved by Henry Sartain, No. 728 Sansom St. Phila. - Proprietor and Publisher.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1858.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 3/8 x 26 3/4" (39 x 68 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Printed by Jas Irving, Phila. Two columns of text on either side of the title describing the old building and the new additions under the titles "Central Building with the Old Dome" and "Extensions by New Wings and New Dome." When engraved, the new dome had yet to be completed and is shown here inaccurately proportioned.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.