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Capitol Interior (third) — Supreme Court Chamber

Capitol Interior (third) — Supreme Court Chamber | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Interior view of the Supreme Court room in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, with Chief Justice William Penn Lyon seated in the center, and Justices J.B. Winslow, John B. Cassoday, Harlow S. Orton, and Silas U. Pinney around him. This photograph shows the impressive two-story  courtroom in the North Wing that was occupied by the Supreme Court after the expansion of 1883.
DESCRIPTION
Interior view of the Supreme Court room in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, with Chief Justice William Penn Lyon seated in the center, and Justices J.B. Winslow, John B. Cassoday, Harlow S. Orton, and Silas U. Pinney around him. This photograph shows the impressive two-story courtroom in the North Wing that was occupied by the Supreme Court after the expansion of 1883.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3477
Creation Date: 1893
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Organization Name File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:ORG: Wisconsin Supreme Court
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The rattan chairs and the lawyers table are identical to those in the Board of Control office, also located in the North Wing expansion, suggesting this was new furniture purchased in the 1880s.
SUBJECTS
Courthouses
Wisconsin State Capitol
Furniture
Seating (Furniture)
Courts
Judges
Wisconsin Supreme Court
Indoor photography
Men
Public officers

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