Design For Democracy :  200 Years of Drawings from the National Archives
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Mills`s Proposed Improvements for U.S. Capitol  
"Proposed Improvement in the Hall of Representatives, to lower the domical ceiling as shown in drawing."
Proposed Improvement in the Hall of Representatives
"Design for the additional Galleries to Senate Chamber and a new Sky Light"

Design for the additional Galleries to Senate Chamber

Howe`s Sewing Machine
 
Sewing Machine

Howe's Sewing Machine
Sewing Machine

Howe's Sewing Machine

Matinicus Light House, Maine
 
"Metinicus [sic] Light House"

Metinicus Light House

Figurehead and Cutwater Carving
 
"Figurehead and Cutwater Carving of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Powhatan"

Figurehead and Cutwater Carving,   U.S.S. Susquehanna and U.S.S. Powhatan

New Custom House, New Orleans, Louisianna (two views)
 
"New Custom House, New Orleans, La."

New Custom House, New Orleans, Louisiana
"New Custom House, New Orleans, La."

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Citations for left side images:
Drawing of the Hull for the U.S.S. Constellation and U.S.S. Congress
Designed by Joshua Humphreys and Josiah Fox, et al., 1795
Pencil and ink on paper
14" x 18"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Bureau of Ships

"Metinicus [sic] Light House"
Designed by Alexander Parris
Drawn by Brown and Hastings, engineers, March 28, 1848
Watercolor on paper
18 1/2" x 22 3/4"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Coast Guard

Sketch for the Great Seal of the United States
By Francis Hopkinson, May 10, 1780
Pencil and ink on paper
7 3/8" x 6 3/8"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention

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