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Located at the entrance to the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, the Court of Neptune features the Roman god of the sea with a variety of serpents, turtles, and sea nymphs astride horses. The fountain was designed by Roland Hinton Perry who at the age of 27 had impressed the designers of the library after creating relief medallions for the building's entrance. The fountain and building were dedicated in 1898.

  • The Court of Neptune