Tuesday, June 23, 2015

100 years later, Wisconsin Supreme Court murals still tell stories

The Wisconsin Court System on the centennial of the murals by Albert Herter (1871-1950) in the Supreme Court hearing room.

Here's more on one of them, 800 years old: Magna Carta, Symbol of Freedom Under Law, still influential.

"The hearing room, located on the second floor East Wing of the state Capitol, is home to Albert Herter’s massive (nine-feet high by 18 feet, six-inches wide) mural, 'The Signing of the Magna Carta.'"