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Blog Posts Tagged 'liberty cap'

The Liberty Cap in the Art of the U.S. Capitol

Posted by AOC Curator Office on January 29, 2013

The figure of Liberty in the Apotheosis of George Washington is depicted wearing a Liberty Cap
The liberty cap was the symbol of freedom and liberty commonly used in the 19th century and is seen in many places in the United States Capitol.

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