The United States Capitol: Designing and Decorating a National Icon

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The United States Capitol is a national cultural icon, and among the most visually recognized seats of government in the world. The past quarter century has witnessed an explosion of scholarly interest in the art and architectural history of the Capitol. The emergence of the historic preservation movement and the maturation of the discipline of art conservation have refocused attention on the Capitol as the American temple of liberty. Major restoration and conservation projects have made possible a better understanding and ...

The United States Capitol: Designing and Decorating a National Icon 2000, Ohio University Press, Ohio

ISBN-13: 9780821413029

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