Mechanics Digital History ID 2456

Mechanics

Credit: Architect of the Capitol
Media type: fresco
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Annotation: This fresco was painted in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol by Constantino Brumidi in 1865. Vulcan, the god of the forge, is standing next to his anvil with his hammer in his hand and his foot resting on a cannon.
Year: 1865

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