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The Architect of the Capitol has a legacy and ancestry that is rooted in the...
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Map of Washington, D.C., in 1861.
A profile story on Job W. Angus, who built multiple structures for ceremonies...
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Brumidi's "War" is portrayed by Minerva, goddess of wisdom and battle, flying across a landscape accompanied by a cherub riding on an eagle.
Brumidi's "War" is portrayed by Minerva, goddess of wisdom and battle, flying across a landscape accompanied by a cherub riding on an eagle.
Six Special Rooms by Brumidi
The Capitol Materials Cart being shown to visitors in Emancipation Hall.
The Capitol Materials Cart being shown to visitors in Emancipation Hall.
Cool Tools: Capitol Materials Cart
Section, Revised Dome Design for U.S. Capitol. Pen, Ink and watercolor by Thomas U. Walter, 1859.
Section, Revised Dome Design for U.S. Capitol. Pen, Ink and watercolor by Thomas U. Walter, 1859.
Dancing by Dawn's Early Light
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