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Signing of the Constitution

Within the U.S. Capitol, the East Grand Staircase leads to the House Gallery, which overlooks the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. In this video, House Curator Farar Elliott describes historic figures, themes, and symbols in Scene at the Signing of the Constitution, the painting that adorns the stairwell.

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https://history.house.gov/Media?mediaID=41365