More Sculputures at the Legislative Bldg

I could probably spend more than a week showing all the sculptures and carvings on and around the Legislative Building here – but don’t worry, I didn’t take pictures of them all. I didn’t even take pictures of 1/2 of them, but I just might go back another day to get more.  🙂

This is a group of 4 sculptures that are on the 4 corners of the building high above everything else and the closest to the Golden Boy of any other sculpture.  These 4 represent Industry, Art, Agriculture and Science/Learning.  I only got pictures of Art and Industry, but did have side shots of the other two also.  I had planned on getting all 4, but didn’t go far enough around to get them.

I might have said this once or twice before, but I love the zoom on this Nikon Coolpix 36x optical zoom.  This pictures are only cropped a bit to tidy them up and are pretty much full frame.  🙂

Art
Art

For this one the man is holding a compass in his right hand representing the significance of art as a drawing (I don’t understand that part).

The woman at the back is holding a manuscript, symbolizing art in its written form.

The other woman is weaving a blanket.

Industry
Industry

This group of 3 men represent various types of labour – a wood carver, a stone sculptor and a fisherman.  They are guiding the forces of labour in the production of new sources of wealth.

Since I don’t have Agriculture and Science/Learning, I have got a couple more to show you.

Peace
Peace

Peace is represented by two women.  🙂

There are two Sphinxes – one looking to the left or east and one looking to the right or west.    On the one looking to the east, it sure looks like I’ve got a dragonfly in the picture with him – maybe its a helicopter.  🙂

Sphinx Looking East
Sphinx Looking East
Sphinx Looking West
Sphinx Looking West
Sphinx
Sphinx

This is the Sphinx looking West.

I found most of the information about the Legislative Building here.

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