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Members of the House of Representatives sit in unassigned armchairs arranged in a semicircle on tiered platforms that face the Speaker's rostrum. Behind the rostrum is a frontispiece with Ionic columns made of black Italian marble with white Alabama marble capitals. An American flag occupies the center and is flanked by two bronze faces. The chamber's lower walls are walnut paneled with intervening light grey Genevieve Sheldorado marble pilasters. A gallery for visitors and the press corps rings the chamber
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Art by State: Alabama

Art by State: Alabama

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Alabama

Alabama
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

General Joseph Wheeler (soldier, Representative)

Statue

Helen Keller (lecturer, advocate for the disabled)

Portrait

Speaker’s Lobby

William B. Bankhead (Speaker of the House)

Bust

Senate Chamber Gallery

Vice President William R. King (by William C. McCauslen)

Column Caps & Bases

Alabama White marble (from Sylacauga)

Floor

Alabama White marble (from Sylacauga)

Floor Border

S-207 Mansfield Room

Alabama White marble (from Sylacauga)

Floor Border & Field

House 2nd Floor Corridor

Alabama White marble (from Sylacauga)

Parapet (Side-facing Galleries)

Senate Chamber Gallery

Madre Cream Marble (from Sylacauga)

Painting

Senate Wing

W. H. Forney, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

State Seal

Plaster Relief

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

William D. Murphy

b. Madison County, Alabama

Portrait of John W. Davis

Last Updated: November 05, 2013