1914 Murphy and Olmstead View of the Catholic University of America

An impressive, rare 1914 photolithographed view of the campus of the Catholic University of America, located in Washington, D.C. The view presents proposed improvements by the Washington D.C. architects Murphy and Olmstead. The print consists of a general view of the campus surrounded by 15 images of campus buildings. 

The Catholic University of America is a private university located in Washington, D.C in the Brookline neighborhood. It is a pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States and the only institution of higher education founded by the U.S. Catholic bishops. Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center, the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904. 

This view was issued by the Albertype Company of Brooklyn, New York. This view is extremely rare, with this impression one of the few known examples to ever be seen on the market.

26" 44" 1.5" D
66 cm 112 cm 4 cm D

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