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Painting of "Resources of Wisconsin" | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Painting of "Resources of Wisconsin"

Painting of "Resources of Wisconsin" | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
"Resources of Wisconsin," a painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. The painting is in the inner dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, and is painted in a segment of a sphere that is 34 feet in diameter and approximately 13 feet high. It sits above a gold entablature and is lit from below. A woman representing Wisconsin is enthroned on clouds and is holding the escutcheon of the Wisconsin State Coat of Arms. Below her are other women wrapped in the United States flag and holding products of the state, including grapes, lead, copper, tobacco, and fruit.
DESCRIPTION
"Resources of Wisconsin," a painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. The painting is in the inner dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, and is painted in a segment of a sphere that is 34 feet in diameter and approximately 13 feet high. It sits above a gold entablature and is lit from below. A woman representing Wisconsin is enthroned on clouds and is holding the escutcheon of the Wisconsin State Coat of Arms. Below her are other women wrapped in the United States flag and holding products of the state, including grapes, lead, copper, tobacco, and fruit.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:43985
Creation Date: November 1983
Creator Name:Potter, James T.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:James T. Potter Collection
Genre:Photograph
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SUBJECTS
Architectural details
Capitol buildings
Capitols
Ceilings
Plasterwork-decorative
Wisconsin State Capitol
Murals
Painters
Painting
Cities and towns
Indoor photography

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