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: Idaho

Art by State: Idaho

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: Idaho


George L. Shoup (Governor, Senator)


William E. Borah (Senator)

State Seal

plaster relief


Gutzon Borglum

bust of Abraham Lincoln; bronze statues of John Campbell Greenway and

Zebulon B. Vance, marble statue of Alexander H. Stephens

Last Updated: November 01, 2012