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Car of History Clock under a marble statue of the muse of History, Clio.
This marble sculpture, created in 1819, is among the oldest works of art in...

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Early House of Representatives Chamber (artist representation)
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Blog Posts Tagged 'nature'

September 16
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Cara holding her chocolate tree.
With Sprouts at the U.S. Botanic Garden, children learn about the magical world of plants.
July 21
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Anne Frank Tree Capitol
Anne Frank Tree arrives on Capitol Grounds
September 24
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The Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol
This is the first in a series of occasional articles, written by the Architect of the Capitol’s Curator Office, about the use of nature in the art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol. This week,...
February 26
By: Ray Mims
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Trout Lily
The U.S. Botanic Garden’s Conservation & Sustainability Horticulturist, Ray Mims, takes a look at the importance of spring ephemerals, which are featured in the Garden’s current exhibit,...
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