Design For Democracy :  200 Years of Drawings from the National Archives
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Granite Ship House  
"Plan of a Granite Ship House"
Plan of a Granite Ship House

U.S.S. Wabash Horizontal Steeple Engines

Horizontal Steeple Engines of the U.S.S. Wabash

Horizontal Steeple Engines, U.S.S. Wabash
Horizontal Steeple Engines of the U.S.S. Wabash

Horizontal Steeple Engines, U.S.S. Wabash

Flatware Design Patents
 
"John Gorham`s Design for Spoons"

John Gorham's Design for Spoons
Design for Silver Forks

John Gorham's Design for Silver Forks

Potomac River Bridges
 
"Suspension Bridge Three Sisters"

Suspension Bridge Three Sisters
"Details of Bridge Over Aqueduct Piers"

Details of Bridge Over Aqueduct Piers

U.S.S. Pawnee
 
"U.S.S. Pawnee, Sheer and Deck Plan with Original Battery"
"U.S.S. Pawnee, Sheer and Deck Plan with Original Battery"

U.S.S. Pawnee, Sheer and Deck Plan with Original Battery

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Citations for left side images:
Drawing of the Hull for the U.S.S. Constellation and U.S.S. Congress
Designed by Joshua Humphreys and Josiah Fox, et al., 1795
Pencil and ink on paper
14" x 18"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Bureau of Ships

"Metinicus [sic] Light House"
Designed by Alexander Parris
Drawn by Brown and Hastings, engineers, March 28, 1848
Watercolor on paper
18 1/2" x 22 3/4"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Coast Guard

Sketch for the Great Seal of the United States
By Francis Hopkinson, May 10, 1780
Pencil and ink on paper
7 3/8" x 6 3/8"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention

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