United States Department in the Crystal Palace
This view of the United States Department at the Great Exhibition of 1851 depicts people viewing exhibits such as statues and a depiction of Native Americans their home. Men and women are sitting on risers on the second floor. A border along the right side names several states of the union. Several flags and an eagle act as a decoration on the top left side of the image.
The Art Journal The Industry of All Nations Illustrated Catalogue (London, England: Bradbury and Evans, 1851)