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The frescoed frieze, which traces America's history from the landing of Columbus to the birth of aviation, was painted to give the illusion of a carved stone relief. Scenes designed and painted by Constantino Brumidi were completed after his death by Filippo Costaggini. The last three scenes were designed and painted by Allyn Cox in 1953.

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The Rotunda Frieze

The frescoed frieze, which traces America's history from the landing of Columbus to the birth of aviation, was painted to give the illusion of a carved stone relief. Scenes designed and painted by Constantino Brumidi were completed after his death by Filippo Costaggini. The last three scenes were designed and painted by Allyn Cox in 1953.

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