Thursday, February 11, 2021

The Capitol

If it wasn’t my job, I would have done that for free.
~Capitol Police officer Daniel Hodges

I'd show Eugene Goodman's favorite art today, but I have no idea what that is. To celebrate Art Thursday, here is some art from the U.S. Capitol.

Washington 1800
by Allyn Cox

Architect Thomas U. Walter served at the U.S. Capitol from 1851 to 1865; he constructed the House and Senate wing extensions and the present dome.
by Allyn Cox

In this mural Walter (center, in dark coat and top hat) shows his dome design to President Abraham Lincoln.
by Allyn Cox

Washington 1867
by Allyn Cox

photo by Carol M. Highsmith

1 comment:

HWY said...

Really cool murals...let's give a round of applause to Allyn Cox, who created them!