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Top of the Washington Monument, setting the capstone

MS008.TMP.001.03.014 (RS185805)

Description

A print showing the scene when the capstone of the Washington Monument was placed. Workers are depicted on scaffolding around the top of the monument.

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Details

Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
ca. 1885
Physical Description
1 print ; 18 x 24 inches
Dimensions
24x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286076
Reference Code
MS008.TMP.001.03.014

Record details

Originator
Millar, Alexander (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
construction (assembling)
construction workers
monuments
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Places
DC (United States) [national district]
Places (Buildings)
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Location Note
Casey family papers > Thomas Lincoln Casey papers > Graphic works > Folder 3

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