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Freedom
13-JAN-2018

'Freedom'

This is the actual plaster model for the Statue of Freedom, the crowning feature of the US Capitol dome that was cast in bronze from 1860 to 1862. The model has been moved to various locations over the past 160 years but is now on display in Emancipation Hall, part of the US Capitol Visitor Center.

United States Capitol Visitor Center, posted earlier:

Nikon D850 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/200s f/6.3 at 45.0mm iso2500 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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globalgadabout24-Jan-2018 14:55
certainly a well fashioned statue evoking a quiet freedom...fine shot too..
Buz Kiefer19-Jan-2018 11:04
Inspiring. Very nice light here, Helen. V
Raymond18-Jan-2018 18:53
Wow
victorswan18-Jan-2018 08:37
Very impressive statue so big Helen in comparison with the person in the corner very nice image you made of it BV
Gill Kopy17-Jan-2018 02:06
Beautiful statue - and big !! She really is impressive ! V
janescottcumming16-Jan-2018 22:30
I remember seeing this when we were there with you. A pretty statue. V
fotabug16-Jan-2018 22:16
Impressive statue! Fine image!
Suzanne Lanthier16-Jan-2018 21:52
Very impressive statue and I like that you kept the person on the right so we can appreciate the height of this monument ! Good show, Helen !
joseantonio16-Jan-2018 21:00
beautiful and sharp capture.V.
Carol How16-Jan-2018 19:27
Wonderful job with this higher ISO capture, the new camera and your trusty 24-70 lens! V
Milan Vogrin16-Jan-2018 17:36
Beautiful!V!
danad16-Jan-2018 17:12
The Presidents change, the statues remain...V.
Chris Morton16-Jan-2018 16:29
a bit like the mixed fortunes of freedom itself
Ton T.16-Jan-2018 16:14
Fine image of this imposing statue! V
bill friedlander16-Jan-2018 16:10
Nice crisp shot of the beautiful statue. V
Jim Coffman16-Jan-2018 15:55
That is an awesome statue! Very nice image...
Wim Ensie16-Jan-2018 15:41
Impressive statue