The Congress

The Congress
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17176
Building: 
Current Location: 
Missouri Valley Room
Floor: 
5th
Object Description
Artist: 
Object Type: 
Details: 
This is a poster of the United States Capitol Building footed by a row of Congressional Representatives.
Framed: 
Yes
 - Glass
Length: 
16 1/4 inches
Width: 
3/4 inch
Height: 
28 1/4 inches
Description: 

This poster presents the United States Capitol Building dome at sunset which bathes the building in warm light that causes it to glow. An architectural cutaway superimposes half of the original photograph of the building, revealing its interior design and structural elements. A third layer of the graphic lines a row of six notable Congressional Representatives from various eras along the bottom of the building, of whom is George Henry White (1852-1918) and Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973). Altogether, the image is captioned "The Congress" with the tagline "The History and Promise of Representative Government" below it.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes