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The painting of the Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  by John Trumbull.
The painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull is on display in the...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Detailed view of Piper nigrum plant
Learn how pepper, allspice, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg became a part of our...

Blog Posts By 'Barbara Wolanin'

April 15, 2015
By: Barbara Wolanin
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President Lincoln's funeral procession.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, AOC Curator Barbara Wolanin details the days he lay in state at the U.S. Capitol.
March 24, 2014
By: Barbara Wolanin
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National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol lined with marble statues and columns
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for the care and preservation of the artwork in the U.S. Capitol, but our role extends even further. AOC Curator Barbara Wolanin details her involvement in...
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