SquareTops: Utah State Capitol

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Looking up to the TOP of the state capitol of Utah in Salt Lake City, for Becky’s April Squares: #SquareTops

We visited the Utah state capitol in Salt Lake City in June of 2018. Here are more views of the capitol building.
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Side view, which is where you enter
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I don’t know why the sculptor of this lion made his right paw different from his left. Perhaps it was a nod to the Lincoln statue in Washington D.C., with one of his hands in a fist to symbolize strength.
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View of the Rockies from the capitol
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On the grounds were buffalo painted with different designs and colors.
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Seal of the state of Utah in the rotunda

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We took a tour – this is one of the elegant state rooms they showed us.

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Statues representing different parts of society were in niches around the rotunda.

Symmetrical designs on the marble walls – the builders matched up marble panels to make symmetry.

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Above the entrance to the Supreme Court
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House of Representatives
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Mural depicting women gaining the right to vote

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