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Capitol Christmas Tree



Capitol Christmas Tree
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Title: Capitol Christmas Tree
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National Forest in Wisconsin. The Washington Monument and other landmarks are visible in the distance.

Image ID: 89441
Creation
Date:
1983 
Creator
Name:
Unknown
City, State: Washington, District of Columbia
Collection
Name:
Obey, David R., Papers
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
The Capitol Christmas Tree (formerly the Capitol Holiday Tree) is the decorated tree that is erected annually on the West Front Lawn of the United States Capitol, in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the Christmas holiday season. The selection, installation, and decoration of the tree are all overseen by the Superintendent of the Capitol Grounds of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC).
Subjects: Trees
Cities and towns
Cameras
Sound systems
Lawns
Monuments
Christmas
Holidays
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Ponds
Suits (Clothing)
Coats
 

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