Washington, D.C. Then and Now®
Washington, D.C. Then and Now®

Washington, D.C. Then and Now®

Then and Now®

TRAVEL

144 Pages, 11 x 9.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: October 2016

ISBN 9781910904770

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Books Group (Oct 2016)
Pavilion

Price: $19.95
 
 

Overview

Putting archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark side-by-side, Washington, D.C. Then and Now® is a visual chronicle of the city's past

The book includes all the tourist must-see places of the capital city. Sites include the Capitol, White House, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Treasury Building, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Smithsonian Museum, Union Station, Ford's Theatre, Pentagon, Arlington Cemetery, Folger Shakespeare Library, Old Post Office, and the offices that Mark Twain described as "the ugliest building in America." It also features some breathtaking vintage panoramas taken from the Washington Monument showing the nascent capital in glorious detail.

Author Biography

Alexander D. Mitchell IV is a writer and photographer who specializes primarily in railroad and transportation issues and history. His articles and photographs have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Trains and Railfan & Railroad. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.