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Houdon's Statue of Washington in the rotunda of the Capitol Building, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1944

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Summary:Houdon's Statue of Washington in the rotunda of the Capitol Building, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1944. Caption reads: "Houdon's Statue of Washington, in the rotunda of the Capitol Building, is considered by historians to be the greatest statue in the world. This is the only statue posed for by Washington." Postcard number: 24, 67021.
Century:1901-2000
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Statues
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828
Capitols
Rotundas
Virginia State Capitol (Richmond, Va.)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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