The Capitol Dome--regular editions

Winter-Spring 2015-2016

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TO MAKE BEAUTIFUL THE CAPITOL Detailed history of renowned Italian-born ar st Constan no Brumidi's masterful work "making beau ful" the walls and ceilings of the United States Capitol over a span of 25 years star ng in 1854. Every page delights with gorgeous, full-color photographs and images of Brumidi's art, from photographs of the frescoes and dec- ora on, to sketches, pain ngs, and images of the artist, particularly the Brumidi Corridors and his "monumental fresco" in the Capitol Rotunda, called The Apotheosis of Washington. Fascina ng anecdotes are included through- out of the artist and the inspirations he received for various elements, his relation- ship with engineer Montgomery C. Meigs, and the conserva on efforts to preserve his work accurately for posterity. Published by the Sen- ate Curator, Paperback, 2014: 137 p. #002757 $30.00 Members $27.00 Order online: By phone: (202) 543-8919, ext. 10; toll free: 1-800-887-9318, ext. 10 MARBLE CAPITOL REPLICA Beau fully detailed replica of the Capitol is cra ed from marble of the east front steps removed during renova ons and ground to a fine powder. The mixture is then added to resin for exquisite detail. (9.25" x 5.75" x 3.25") #002089 $135.00 Members $121.50 PATRIOTIC TRINKET BOXES These fine collec bles are made of pewter and decorated with European lacquers and fine crystals. Gi boxed. #002785 (Egg) 1.75"D x 2.5"H $32.00 $28.80 #002865 (Donkey) 3"L x 1.5"W x 2.75"H $32.00 $28.80 #002866 (Elephant) 3.25"L x 1.5"W x 2.5"H $32.00 $28.80 DOUBLE BELL ALARM CLOCK This double bell metal mepiece features the east front of the Capitol entrance. Includes snooze func on and light for night reading of the dial—a func onal classic with a contem- porary feel. (6.25" T x 3.25" D x 4.25" W) #002831 $24.00 Members $21.60 CAPITOL POCKETWATCH Elegant European styled silvertone metal pocketwatch features the Capitol Dome in relief on the cover and the Great Seal of the United States at the top of the face. Chain and belt clasp a ached. 1.75" diameter, 14" chain. #002832 $39.95 Members $35.95 SPRING MARKETPLACE

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