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The Old Supreme Court Chamber is the first room constructed for the use of the nation's highest judiciary body and was used by the Court from 1810 until 1860. Built by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, it was a significant architectural achievement, for the size and structure of its vaulted, semicircular ceiling were virtually unprecedented in the United States.
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Photo of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol in front of the Capitol Building
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Art by State: Michigan

Art by State: Michigan

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: Michigan

Michigan
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Lewis Cass (Secretary of War, Senator, Secretary of State)

Statue

Gerald R. Ford, Jr. (Representative, President)

Painting

Senate wing

Fort Mackinac, Michigan (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Gerald R. Ford (by Walker Hancock)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

Harold C. Vogel
b. Detroit, Michigan
Carved two mahogany frames in the Old Hall of the House of Representatives; the baldacchino in the old Senate chamber

Last Updated: November 13, 2013