Benjamin Henry Latrobe by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin

This biography provides a detailed look into the life and works of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, a significant figure in early American architecture. The book discusses Latrobe's contributions to the design of the United States Capitol, the Baltimore Basilica, and other notable buildings, as well as his role in improving U.S. infrastructure through his work on waterworks systems. It also delves into his personal life, including his relationships, struggles, and the impact of his work on his contemporaries and future generations of architects.

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