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North Reading Room Mural | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

North Reading Room Mural

North Reading Room Mural | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The mural depicts colonial period travel by stagecoach, which is halted at an inn while the horses are being changed. Some of the passengers are getting off. One of four murals by Charles Yardley Turner, representing the evolution of transportation in America. The stained glass skylight in the Wisconsin State Capitol North Hearing Room can also be seen. The title of the mural is: "The Stagecoach."
DESCRIPTION
The mural depicts colonial period travel by stagecoach, which is halted at an inn while the horses are being changed. Some of the passengers are getting off. One of four murals by Charles Yardley Turner, representing the evolution of transportation in America. The stained glass skylight in the Wisconsin State Capitol North Hearing Room can also be seen. The title of the mural is: "The Stagecoach."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:16305
Creation Date: October 03 1934
Creator Name:McVicar, Angus B., 1903-1964
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photo Copy Service : Photo Copy Service photographs and negatives, 1925-1983
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6058.4865B
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Skylights
Wisconsin State Capitol
Glass painting and staining
Murals
Indoor photography
Pioneers
Architectural details
Architecture, Classical
Plasterwork-decorative

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