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Dirksen Senate Office Building is a seven-story building faced in marble.
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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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Architect of the Capitol's Franklin Bradley with his bike helmet on in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
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Blog Posts Tagged 'painting'

Inspired by the Past, Preserving for the Future

Posted by Lori Taylor on June 07, 2013

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Meet the AOC's decorative painters at the Library of Congress who work to preserve the ornate designs of one of the world's most beautiful buildings. Go behind the scenes to see the techniques used to keep the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building looking as striking as it did when it first opened in 1897.

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Presidents in Art

Posted by AOC Curator Office on February 27, 2012

Oil painting of a historical scene including several Presidents
Presidents Don't Sleep Here—But They're Honored in Art!

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