engraving is the frontispiece for the issue, facing page 231, which
the text of the essay as the first article. The picture is oriented
on the page. The caption reads:
"EAST FRONT OF THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON CITY.
Engraved Expressly for Burtons Magazine"
Under the lower left corner appears "Graham. Sculpit"
and under the
right, "C. Burton. Del."
The back cover of the paper wrapper of Burton's
for August, 1839 promises this engraving as:
"A VERY SUPERIOR
VIEW OF THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON
From an Original Drawing made expressly for
Burton's Magazine by
a Distinguished Professor of Architectural Perspective.
This Picture will afford the only correct and
of this celebrated building"