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Washington, D.C. - Statuary Hall

National Statuary Hall is a chamber in the United States Capitol devoted to sculptures of prominent Americans.  Originally, the meeting place of the U.S. House of Representatives for nearly 50 years (1807–1857), in 1864 it was repurposed as a statuary hall when the National Statuary Hall Collection was established.  The Hall was rebuilt in its present form (after being destroyed in 1814 by the British when they set fire to the Capitol during the War of 1812) by Benjamin Henry Latrobe and his successor, Charles Bulfinch, between 1815 and 1819. The ceiling decoration and dome window caught my eye for this image.

Statuary Hall