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Figure of Brahma on bronze door, John Adams Building, Library of Congress.

Pic of the Week: Brahma

Posted by: Jennifer Harbster

In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month our Pic of the Week features Lee Lawrie’s sculptural relief of the Hindu God Brahma on the bronze doors of the John Adams Building. When we first launched Inside Adams, Donna Scanlon wrote about Our Bronze Doors, which symbolize the history of written word. During my college years, I …