Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge Photos

The 34-floors Art Deco highrise capitol building of the State of Louisiana was built 1930-32 and was designed by architects Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth.

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Louisiana State Capitol tallest State Capitol in USA. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Capitol over garden of Capitol grounds. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Capitol framed by Spanish moss. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Capitol in late afternoon sunlight. Baton Rouge, LA.
Louisiana State Capitol (1930-32) (34 floors) tallest State Capitol in USA. Baton Rouge, LA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth. On National Register.Louisiana State Capitol over garden of Capitol grounds. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Capitol framed by Spanish moss. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Capitol in late afternoon sunlight. Baton Rouge, LA.
Crown of Louisiana State Capitol tower with winged guardian figures & carved pelicans. Baton Rouge, LA.Beacon light plus Art Deco Eagle atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Winged guardian figures atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Winged guardian figures atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Crown of Louisiana State Capitol tower with winged guardian figures & carved pelicans. Baton Rouge, LA.Beacon light plus Art Deco Eagle atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Winged guardian figures atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Winged guardian figures atop Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Art Deco octagonal crown of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Base & 48 steps of Louisiana State Capitol, each representing American state at time of construction. Baton Rouge, LA.The Pioneers statue shows men & women who carved Louisiana out of wilderness at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.The Pioneers statue with soldier, explorer, priest, natives & others who settled state at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Art Deco octagonal crown of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Base & 48 steps of Louisiana State Capitol, each representing American state at time of construction. Baton Rouge, LA.The Pioneers statue shows men & women who carved Louisiana out of wilderness at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.The Pioneers statue with soldier, explorer, priest, natives & others who settled state at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
The Patriots statue show mourners of warrior slain in battle at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Art Deco design details with reliefs of pioneers Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville & Andrew Jackson at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.The Patriots statue beneath row of pioneer carvings at Louisiana State Capitol in light of sunset. Baton Rouge, LA.Symbolic carvings around portal of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
The Patriots statue show mourners of warrior slain in battle at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Art Deco design details with reliefs of pioneers Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville & Andrew Jackson at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.The Patriots statue beneath row of pioneer carvings at Louisiana State Capitol in light of sunset. Baton Rouge, LA.Symbolic carvings around portal of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
State Pelican shield with carved eagles over door of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style of arts, education, science, etc. on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style philosopher or ruler on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style of agriculture on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
State Pelican shield with carved eagles over door of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style of arts, education, science, etc. on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style philosopher or ruler on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Allegorical relief in Greek style of agriculture on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Allegorical relief in Greek style of goddess of agriculture on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Relief of black man cutting sugar cane at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Relief of black woman picking cotton at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Stylized pelican relief at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Allegorical relief in Greek style of goddess of agriculture on Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Relief of black man cutting sugar cane at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Relief of black woman picking cotton at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Stylized pelican relief at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Bronze screen with pelicans at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze pelican at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Desks in Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Bronze screen with pelicans at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze pelican at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Desks in Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Ceiling in Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Stairwell outside Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Ceiling in House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Ceiling in Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Stairwell outside Senate chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Ceiling in House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Lamp in House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Entrance Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Goddess of Knowledge mural by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Family at end of day of working the fields section of Goddess of Knowledge mural by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Lamp in House chamber of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Entrance Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Goddess of Knowledge mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Family at end of day of working the fields section of Goddess of Knowledge mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Harvesting abundance section of Goddess of Knowledge mural by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Goddess of Abundance mural by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Harvesting fruits from above ground on Goddess of Abundance mural by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Harvesting fruits from the ground on Goddess of Abundance mural by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Harvesting abundance section of Goddess of Knowledge mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on House end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Goddess of Abundance mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Harvesting fruits from above ground on Goddess of Abundance mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Harvesting fruits from the ground on Goddess of Abundance mural (1932) by Jules Guerin on Senate end of Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Shields of France ceiling painting in Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Shields of USA on ceiling of Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Symbols of native Americans of Louisiana on ceiling of Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze lamp in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Shields of France ceiling painting in Entrance Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Shields of USA on ceiling of Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Symbols of native Americans of Louisiana on ceiling of Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze lamp in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Bronze plaque of early steam locomotive in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze plaque of man weighing cotton bale in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze plaque of mason setting stone wall in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze doors weighing one ton each showing history of Louisiana at entrance to House Chamber at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Bronze plaque of early steam locomotive in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze plaque of man weighing cotton bale in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze plaque of mason setting stone wall in Memorial Hall of Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Bronze doors weighing one ton each showing history of Louisiana at entrance to House Chamber at Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Statue of Jean Bapiste Lemoyne, Sieur de Bienville, colonial governor of Louisiana & founder of New Orleans in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Statue of William Charles Coles Clairborne, first American governor of Louisiana Purchase Territory & of State of Louisiana in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Statue of Henry Watkins Allen, Confederate Governor of Louisiana in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Painting of assassination of Huey P. Long in Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.
Statue of Jean Bapiste Lemoyne, Sieur de Bienville, colonial governor of Louisiana (1701-13; 16-17; 18-25; 33-43) & founder of New Orleans in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Statue of William Charles Coles Clairborne, first American governor of Louisiana Purchase Territory (1804-12) & of State of Louisiana (1812-16) in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Statue of Henry Watkins Allen, Confederate Governor of Louisiana (1864-5) in State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Painting of assassination of Huey P. Long in Louisiana State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.

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