Shorpy May 10, 2017

Circa 1905. “New York Central Railroad station, Albany, N.Y.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Circa 1905. “The Capitol at Washington — East Front.” The Senate wing is closest to the camera, with Thomas Crawford’s sculpture The Progress of Civilization decorating the pediment atop the portico; the House of Representatives pediment at far left is blank; it would eventually be filled by Paul Bartlett’s sculpture Apotheosis of Democracy, dedicated in 1916. 8×10 glass negative.