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WJLA, April 27, 2013

PHOTOS: Looking up from inside the U.S. Capitol dome

The Apotheosis of Washington is located in the eye of the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. It was painted in true fresco technique by Constantino Brumidi in 1865.

Apotheosis of Washington: Agriculture

Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, is shown with a wreath of wheat and a cornucopia, seated on a McCormick reaper. Young America in a liberty cap holds the reins of the horses, while Flora gathers flowers in the foreground. (Caption from AOC)

(Photo: United States Government Work) of fullscreen mode

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