"Armed Freedom", Dome of Capitol

Armed Freedom, Dome of Capitol Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 487666
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1937 Jul-4
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The bronze statue of Armed Liberty, designed by Crawford, is 19 feet 6 inches high, and weighs 14,985 pounds. It was set in place on December 2, 1863. A full sized Model of the figure is in the National Museum where the majestic expression of the countenance may be noted, with the details of the crest of the eagle's beak and plumes, sheathed sword, shield, and supporting globe with its legend, E Pluribus Unum.
C. T. American Art

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