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Declaration of Independence
13-JAN-2018

'Declaration of Independence'

The iconic “Declaration of Independence” by John Trumbull hangs in the Rotunda of the US Capitol and is one of eight enormous paintings decorating its walls. It was commissioned in 1817 and placed in 1826 and has been described as “somewhat historically inaccurate and anachronistic.”

Fight at the birdhouse (2), posted earlier:

Nikon D850 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/6.3 at 70.0mm iso5000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Ton T.21-Jan-2018 18:40
An impressive painting and a great image of it! V
victorswan21-Jan-2018 15:39
Great image Helen from this historical event of america very nice BV
Chris Morton21-Jan-2018 15:39
oh dear