Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, D.C.
Pierre L’Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, D.C. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings of historic Washington based on L’Enfant’s drawings. Mr. Waddell described his research and the process of creating his paintings. The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum hosted this event. close
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