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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: War

In this scene armored Freedom, sword raised and cape flying, with a helmet and shield reminiscent of those on the Statue of Freedom, tramples Tyranny and Kingly Power; she is assisted by a fierce eagle carrying arrows and a thunderbolt. (Caption from AOC)

(Photo: United States Government Work) of fullscreen mode

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