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Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto
William Henry Powell’s dramatic and brilliantly colored canvas was the last of...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
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The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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The United States Capitol in 1846, with its original dome designed by Charles Bulfinch
Throughout the U.S. Capitol Building’s 220-year history, there have been many...

Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620

Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620
Enrico Causici
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Sandstone
1825
Capitol Rotunda, above east door

Last Updated: May 16, 2012