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Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for a New Nation

presents documents, plans, photographs, and lithographs of the many features of the U.S. Capitol in its various stages of construction and development. It explores topics such as the Capitol's symbolism, and the cultural and political influence of the building. (Library of Congress)

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Cornerstone Ceremony Recreated After Thomas Crawford, [?] Nolley, maker [Laying the Cornerstone of the United States Capitol], c. 1853-1857 Plaster relief sculpture Architect of the Capitol (70)

Cornerstone ceremony

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