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Visual Evidence


Painting 1: Watercolor of original State House by J.S. Glennie, 1811.
[Graphic] Painting 1 with link to higher quality image.
(Princeton University Library)

Drawing 1: The remodeled North Carolina State House by W. Goodacre. [Graphic] Drawing 1 with link to higher quality drawing.
(North Carolina Division of Archives and History, State Capitol)

Photo 1: The North Carolina State Capitol today. [Graphic] Photo 1 with link to higher quality photo.
(North Carolina Division of Archives and History, State Capitol)

Questions for Painting 1, Drawing 1, and Photo 1

1. Compare the three versions of the North Carolina capitol. How would you describe each building?

2. What are some similarities and differences among the designs? Which building looks most like a State House to you? Why?

* The images on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Painting 1, Drawing 1, and Photo 1, but be aware that each file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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