Burnt remains of US Capitol during War of 1812
U.S. Capitol after burning by the British. Drawing shows the ruins of the U.S. Capitol following British attempts to burn the building; includes fire damage to the Senate and House wings, damaged colonnade in the House of Representatives shored up with firewood to prevent its collapse, and the shell of the rotunda with the facade and roof missing. Watercolor. Artist: George Munger. Image date: ca. 1814.
Image ID: 001550
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