Washington Marching through Philadelphia, Violet Oakley, circa 1906.
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Oil on canvas of George Washington, astride a white horse, leading his troops down a cobblestone street. Philadelphians peer from windows and stand along the side of the street.

Credit: Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee and Brian Hunt Commercial Photography

Violet Oakley's murals in the Pennsylvania State Capital won her recognition as one of the nation's finest muralists.

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