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Paris on the Potomac : the French influence on the architecture and art of Washington, D.C. /
compiled and edited by Cynthia R. Field, Isabelle Gournay and Thomas P. Somma.
imprint
Athens : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by Ohio University Press, 2007.
description
ix, 164 p.
ISBN
0821417592 (cloth : alk. paper), 0821417606 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780821417591 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780821417607 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Athens : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by Ohio University Press, 2007.
isbn
0821417592 (cloth : alk. paper)
0821417606 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780821417591 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780821417607 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
The French connection in Washington, D.C. : context and issues / Isabelle Gournay -- Remembering Paris : the Jefferson-Latrobe collaboration at the Capitol / William C. Allen -- "The son by the side of the father" : David d'Angers's busts of Washington and Lafayette in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol / Thomas P. Somma -- Private homes, public lives : francophilia among government officers and the Washington elite / Liana Paredes -- Interpreting the influence of Paris on the planning of Washington, D.C., 1870-1930 / Cynthia R. Field -- Appendix : the French connection in Washington, D.C -- Isabelle Gournay.
general note
Essays originated in a conference held by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society in 2002.
catalogue key
6279718
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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