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Embarkation of the Pilgrims

Robert W. Weir

Oil on canvas, 12' x 18'

1843; placed 1843

Rotunda

U.S. Capitol

 

This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July 22, 1620, before they departed from Delfs Haven, Holland, for North America, where they sought religious freedom.

 

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Taken on October 12, 2011