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Abraham Lincoln Bust
The bust of Abraham Lincoln features Lincoln’s head seemingly emerging from...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

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National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for the care and preservation of...

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus
Francisco Iardella
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Sandstone
1824
Capitol Rotunda, above Surrender of General Burgoyne painting

Last Updated: May 16, 2012