Description: Postcard of a three story white stone building with a golden domed roof. The scene is described as "The Library of Congress, Washington, justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of 26,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are finished in black copper, with panels gilded with a thick coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "M. P. H. McFaddin, Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 12, 1921
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Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum