Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Section of south wing, 1800s drawing by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.
Thomas Jefferson, inspired by skylights he saw in Paris, prevailed upon the...
Latrobe drawing of the U.S. Capitol House chamber showing fall of light from skylights between the dome arches.
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