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[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

description

Summary

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting the battle of Yorktown and gallantry of Alexander Hamilton, and allegorical medallion of war, depicting Hessian soldier and New Jersey farmer, from bottom of right valve.
In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 153.
The doors were designed and modeled by Thomas Crawford but modeling was completed by William H. Rinehart after Crawford's death.
Title devised by Library staff.
Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1.
Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

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Date

01/01/1855
person

Contributors

Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 1814-1857, sculptor
Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874, sculptor
place

Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
Google Map of 38.9071923, -77.03687070000001
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Source

Library of Congress
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