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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Photo of US Capitol Building made of plant materials.
The U.S. Botanic Garden’s annual holiday exhibit is on display November 27...

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Inspired by the Past, Preserving for the Future

Posted by Lori Taylor on June 07, 2013

Screenshot from the video.
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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