Item: "The Capitol at Twilight" Washington D.C. Postcard
Description: Up for sale is a color photo postcard. "This early evening view of the Capitol's East Front was taken from the dome of the Library of Congress, across the Capitol Plaza. The Capitol stands on the high ground of a plateau rising 88 feet above the Potomac River. Now famous as Capitol Hill, this site was a thickly wooded area called Jenkins Hill before construction began in 1794. Although the Capitol is lighted at night, it is open to the public only between 9 am and 4:30 pm daily except Christmas and New Year Day ." Photo from WE, THE PEOPLE, published by the US Capitol Historical Society.
Age: 50s or 60s
Size: 3-1/2 by 5-1/4 inches.
Condition: The very slightest edge wear. This is an unused card
This is a nice classic postcard design. Buy now to make this yours.