Early National Period

Gallery Archives of the
Early National Era

The Car of History

Credit: Architect of the Capitol Media type: statue Museum Number: Annotation: House of Representatives statue; Clio, the Muse of History, stands in a winged chariot representing the passage…

The Eliakim Hayden Stone

Credit: Wesleyan University Press Media type: gravestone Museum Number: Annotation: Eliakam Hayden grave in Essex, CT, 1797 Year: 1797

The Old Plantation

Credit: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum Media type: painting Museum Number: Year: 1790

The Old State House (Boston)

Credit: Massachusetts Historical Society Media type: painting Museum Number: Annotation: Boston, 1801 Year: 1801

The Statue of Freedom

Credit: Architect of the Capitol Media type: statue Museum Number: Annotation: The bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford is the crowning feature of the dome of the…

U.S. Constitution

Media type: miscellaneous-image Annotation: The United States Constitution ratified September 17, 1787. Year: 1787

Woman Mourning By Tomb

Credit: Library of Congress Media type: painting Museum Number: LC-USZC4-1840 Year: 1842