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Armed Liberty, Statue surmounting Capitol Dome

Armed Liberty, Statue surmounting Capitol Dome Washington District of Columbia
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Stock #: 204126
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Foster & Reynolds
Postmark: 1911 May-31
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Surmounting the lantern of the Capitol dome, 807 ft. above the esplanade, is the bronze statue of "Armed Liberty". The figure designed by Crawford, is 19 ft. 6 in. in height, and weighs 14,985 pounds. It was set in place on December 2, 1868

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