Wednesday, April 21, 2010

From the Scrapbook - Lincoln Capitol Brochure

This is an official brochure which acts as a guide for the building, including its art.

Foyer-Past, Present and Future Life on the Plains

...In the arches, around the circular ceiling mosaics of the past, present and future, activities of society and all cultures are represented...

These six murals were added to celebrate the 1967 state centennial. Marxhausen was to only artist to create two for the Capitol, "The Spirit of Nebraska" and "The Building of the Capitol."