Washington DC antique lithographs and hand colored engravings depict a specific time and era in history of our American Capitol in the District of Columbia, United States.  These old scenes and maps documented events and the progress of building of our Nation’s Capitol during the 19th Century.

Washington DC, Antique Steel Plate Engravings from the mid 19th Century

Select from this collection of antique Washington DC engravings which were published as bookplates during the early to mid 19th Century. The art of steel plate engraving provided the reader with realistic highly detailed pictures of America’s National Capitol.

Washington DC… Old Meyers Views of Washington DC from 1854. These are old steel plate engravings crafted by engravers in Germany in the 19th Century and published in 1854. Each antique engraving measures 7×9″ $135. each. Call for personalized service from Anne at 413-245-4197 or Click here to contact us.

Washington DC Assorted Maps, Antique Lithographs and hand colored engravings.

Washington DC National Capitol. Archival framing, hand colored wood engraving. 20 x27" $450.
Washington DC National Capitol. Archival framing, hand colored wood engraving. 20 x27″ $450.
1864 USCS Chart Potomac River.  A superbly hand colored steel plate engraving published by the Unites States Coastal Survey in 1864.  Superb condition and fabulous hand coloring.  25" x 41.5"  $975.
1864 USCS Chart Potomac River. A superbly hand colored steel plate engraving published by the Unites States Coastal Survey in 1864. Superb condition and fabulous hand coloring. 25″ x 41.5″ $975.

Antique Legal Engravings from the 1800’s:

The antique legal scenes here are from illustrated newspapers which were sold during the 19th Century. The featured double page scenes brought to life events that were taking place in Washington DC when the depictions were published during the 1800’s. Wood engravings were the prolific way of producing pictures in the Nineteenth Century. Newspaper printing in the old days depended on readership and it was the illustrations like these that created demand for the newspapers. Sold by subscriptions, Harper’s Weekly, Frank Leslie’s Newspaper and the Illustrated London News were top weekly newspapers at the time. Each piece measures just about 16×22″

Washington DC, Old Legal Engravings & Illustrations of the Capitol Building

Washington DC 16×22″ Rare Antique Engravings of the Capitol Building, published during the 1800’s for illustrated newspapers which were understood by all, as they had wonderful illustrations and scenes which were visual and beautiful to look at.   Own and preserve a bit of American history when you decorate your home or office with one of the amazing antique prints of Washington DC.

US Senate. Rare Old Engravings of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

These rare antique prints of the US Senate and the House of Representatives in Washington DC measure 16×22″   Call or email us at 413-245-4197 or email me at anne@annehallantiqueprints.com

Washington DC antique lithographs and hand colored engravings depict a specific time and era in history of our American Capitol in the District of Columbia. Antique prints in this category include: Washington DC legal scenes, views of the Presidents House, White House and of Capitol Hill, hand colored engravings. of the US Senate. Washington DC was a bustling city in the 1800’s as you can see in these authentic views and illustrations which were published during the 1800’s.

Decorate an office or den. Perfect for a historian, politician or anyone working in DC. Good historic antique views of the Nation’s Capital in America are hard to find.  We sell only authentic old engravings and lithographs so feel assured we are a top dealer with a world class collection of antique prints, including these highly desirable historical images pertaining to the District of Columbia.

Phone: 413-245-4197 Email: anne@annehallantiqueprints.com

Published by Anne Hall

I am a naturalist by trade & by passion. I am a 2nd generation dealer of fine antique prints and I enjoy providing my clientele personalized service.

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