The Capitol of Tennessee, circa 1859
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A page from a mounted and bound volume of twenty-five pen-and-ink wash drawings, and two pen-and-ink maps of Nashville created by William A. Eichbaum during the 1850s. Eichbaum was a Nashville bookseller and resident for fifty years. This drawing is of the Tennessee State Capitol building, erected between 1845 and 1855. The architect, William Strickland, died a year before the building's completion and is entombed in its northeast wall. The Capitol is located atop a hill on Charlotte Avenue, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, in downtown Nashville. Forms part of the William A. Eichbaum Sketchbook. 1 drawing : col. ; 5.75 x 9 in.
- Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873
- Digital Library of Tennessee
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- Nashville Public Library
- Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Tennessee State Capitol (Nashville, Tenn.)
Central business districts--Tennessee--Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Tennessee--Capital and capitol
Charlotte Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
Sixth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
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- Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873. The Capitol of Tennessee, circa 1859. 1859~. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/273. (Accessed December 12, 2019.)
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- Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873, (1859~) The Capitol of Tennessee, circa 1859. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/273
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- Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/273>.