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The Corridors of Power

US Government facilities interior details.
Exterior detail, William R. Cotter Federal Building, Hartford, Connecticut
456 Media in collectionpage 1 of 5

[Corrupt legislation mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

Photo of semi-circular panel in five-part mural called "Government" shows man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an unjust scale.

[Picture Writing mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an American Indian writing on hide with Indian woman in background.

[Egyptian hieroglyphics mural in Evolution of the Book series, by John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts an Egyptian man using hammer and chisel to write on wall in hieroglyphics a picture of a woman. Woman m... more

[Great Hall. Detail of putti (hunter and mechanic) on staircase, Philip Martiny. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

Photo shows two putti: "a hunter, with his gun holding up by the ears a rabbit that he has just shot" and "a mechanic, with a cogwheel, a pair of pincers and a crown of laurel signifying the triumph of inventio... more