The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Marine)

The Apotheosis of Washington Detail (Marine)

Neptune, god of the sea, holding his trident and crowned with seaweed, rides in a shell chariot drawn by sea horses. Venus, goddess of love born from the sea, helps lay the transatlantic cable. In the background is a form of iron-clad ship with smokestacks.

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