Jacket illustration for "America's First Architect - Robert Mills," by John M. Bryan

Jacket illustration for John M. Bryan's biography of Robert Mills

The jacket illustration depicts Robert Mills's early conception of the National Monument to George Washington, subsequently built in a much simplified Egyptian obelisk design.  Bryan's definitive study of Robert Mills was published in 2001 by Princeton Architectural Press. Image from the U.S. National Archives.

Frank L. McGuire Maritime Library

 

Jacket illustration for "America's First Architect - Robert Mills," by John M. Bryan