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Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

Ceiling of the Vice President's room, north wing

 
 
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Summary

Photograph of lost architectural drawing showing design for a ceiling fresco in the President's room of the U.S. Capitol depicting William Brewster, Americus Vespucius, Christopher Columbus, Benjamin Franklin, and allegorical figures for Legislation, Religion, Executive, and Liberty.
In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 126.
Title from item.
Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1.
Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

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Date

01/01/1856
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Contributors

Brumidi, Constantino, 1805-1880, artist
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
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Source

Library of Congress
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