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Karl Bitter

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Description: Portrait of Karl Bitter, sculptor of "Wealth" and other statuary for the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Daniel Chester French

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Description: Portrait of Daniel C. French, sculptor of the figure, "Wisconsin" which graces the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. French met George Post at the C...
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Adolf Weinman

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Description: Portrait of sculptor Adolph Weinman. He sculpted the South Pediment at the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln that sits in f...
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Lake Mendota from Wisconsin State Capitol

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Description: Stereograph view looking down North Hamilton Street from the State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features the c...
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Lake Monona from Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1900
Description: Stereograph view toward Lake Monona from the State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features the capitol square si...
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Looking West from the Wisconsin State Capitol

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Description: Stereograph view toward West Washington Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features...
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Construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol Dome

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Description: Stereograph view of construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome during the construction of the fourth capitol building. Features the capitol square si...
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George B. Post

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Description: Waist-up portrait of George B. Post, whose architectural firm designed the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol building.
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Raising the Statue "Wisconsin"

Date: July 1914
Description: Raising the statue "Wisconsin" to the top of the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Construction

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, showing steel work of North Wing under construction. Crowds of people are gathered on the lawn for t...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Dome Construction

Date: 1911
Description: Elevated view over trees towards the Wisconsin State Capitol during construction of the dome. The wing in the foreground is the new west wing. The old nort...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Lamppost

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Description: Lamppost outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol. In the entrance cove of the building on the right is a man wearing a suit, standing partially in shadow.
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Wisconsin State Capitol "Wealth" Sculpture

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Description: "Abundance," statue by Karl Bitter, at the Wisconsin State Capitol, overlooking Wisconsin Avenue. There is a curtain in the background.
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Wisconsin State Capitol East Pediment

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Description: Wisconsin State Capitol East Pediment, "Liberty supported by the Law," by Karl Bitter. There is a curtain in the background.

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