The Thomas Jefferson Building: A Virtual Tour of the Library of Congress

The Members of Congress Room
Blue Ceiling Panel - Light or Truth

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The blue panel, the sixth of the spectrum, represents the Light of Truth, with the blue background signifying light from darkness. The Spirit of Truth crushes the dragon of Ignorance and Falsehood underfoot. She reaches to heaven for a ray of light to inflict the final wound. The cherubs in the corners are involved in activities symbolizing the presence of a universal law, including holding a level, the plumb, and the Bible.

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