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Gates of Heaven and Floral Parade | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Gates of Heaven and Floral Parade

Gates of Heaven and Floral Parade | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A horse-drawn carriage decorated for a floral parade on West Washington Avenue. The carriage is passing in front of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (the building to the right).
DESCRIPTION
A horse-drawn carriage decorated for a floral parade on West Washington Avenue. The carriage is passing in front of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (the building to the right).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23566
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Barckhan, William G.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Park, Dorothy : Photographic and film collection, circa 1900-circa 1955
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:lantern slide
Original Format Number:PH 4905.284
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The synagogue, which is a Madison landmark and which now stands in James Madison Park, was constructed in 1863 by Madison's small Jewish community and designed by August Kutzbock, one of the two architects who designed the third Wisconsin Capitol. Its Romanesque influence provides a context for understanding the eclectic style of evident in the third Capitol.
SUBJECTS
Architectural details
Church buildings
Flowers
Cities and towns
Outdoor photography
Parades
Temples
Carriages and carts
Horses
Women
Dresses
Hats
Streets

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