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Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin

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Black and white drawing of the great seal of the state of Wisconsin. A mariner and a miner stand on either side of a quartered shield topped by a badger and bearing symbols representing labor, agriculture, mining and navigation. Encircled in the center of the shield is a representation of the United States shield and the phrase "e pluribus unum." The large shield rests on a cornucopia and a pyramid of lead. A banner at the bottom bears thirteen stars representing the thirteen original states. A banner at the top bears the word "Forward," the state motto.
DESCRIPTION
Black and white drawing of the great seal of the state of Wisconsin. A mariner and a miner stand on either side of a quartered shield topped by a badger and bearing symbols representing labor, agriculture, mining and navigation. Encircled in the center of the shield is a representation of the United States shield and the phrase "e pluribus unum." The large shield rests on a cornucopia and a pyramid of lead. A banner at the bottom bears thirteen stars representing the thirteen original states. A banner at the top bears the word "Forward," the state motto.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:91654
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:CF 872982
Original Dimensions:8 inch circle
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This version of the state seal dates from 1881.
SUBJECTS
Agriculture
Badgers
Hats
Work clothes
Hammers
Implements, utensils, etc.
Tools
Mines and mineral resources
Seals (Numismatics)
Men
Signs and symbols

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