Capitol Tunnel System [#39]
carmonamedina

Capitol Tunnel System [#39]

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There’s an unknown world for most of the pedestrians, right under the Capitol Hill. Back when debates were based on evidence and not only on arguments, a young government praised the construction of the Library next to the Capitol. With time, it was necessary to create a system to transport books and people between buildings, and so a series of tunnels were designed. They are protected by security at every entrance, but they are mostly open to the public. Few months months ago, Elliot Carter from Architect of the Capital took me for a tour that unveiled the bizarre structures underground the Library of Congress and the buildings around it. This illustration is the result of several hours of conversations and walks. If you’re interested, check Elliot’s posts on the topic herehere and here.

This image is part of the series 'Postcards from Washington DC' that aims to represent the contrasting life in the capital.

POSTCARDS are 5.47x4.21" printed on recycled matte paper. The postcards come in a clear sleeve and they are shipped in a paper envelope. We use First-Class Mail, unless with another item.

PRINTS are 8x10", 11x14" or 16x20", including 1/4" border for framing. Open edition printed with professional archival inks on acid-free, 100% cotton rag for long term durability (museum-quality giclée). Stamped and signed on the back. The prints are packaged in a protective sleeve with a sturdy backing board in a rigid kraft mailer. We care about the environment, so we ship using recycled or reused materials whenever possible.


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>>> FREE SHIPPING within the US <<<

All orders are shipped from Washington DC via USPS. Purchases over $30 include a tracking number, which will be sent to you when the order is marked as shipped.

Estimated delivery times, postcards travel faster:
- US: 10-14 days
- Europe: 2-4 weeks
- Rest of the world: 2-4 weeks (depends on the country)


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Important Information:

- Color may vary from what you see on your screen.
- This item does not include framing.


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About the artist:

Carlos Carmonamedina studied Fine Arts in Mexico and Romania. His artwork, which combines his love for travel, bicycles, food, old cameras and comics has been featured in many exhibitions around the world.

After living in Europe for 7 years, he is now settled in Washington DC, where he works as an illustrator and graphic designer.


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Illustrations and original design © carlos carmonamedina / carmonamedina studio llc -- Purchase of fine art does not entitle buyer to reproduction rights. All rights reserved.


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