"Design for the additional Galleries to Senate
Chamber and a new Sky Light"
By Robert Mills, ca. 1844
Ink and wash on paper
12 1/2" x 16" National Archives and Records Administration, Center for Legislative
Records, exhibited with permission of the U.S. Senate
Mills's Proposed Improvements for
U.S. Capitol: Senate This drawing of the Senate Chamber shows Mills's
design for an enlarged visitor gallery with separate areas designated
for men and women and a special section for reporters.