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Snapshots

  1. mourning figures

    Snapshot Title: mourning figures
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The statue group on the left represents a fallen soldier's funeral, complete with casket-box. Soldiers of various eras of Louisiana's history (Spanish and French in front) guard the coffin while a mo...



  2. entryway

    Snapshot Title: entryway
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The 50 foot tall entry frame was necessary to make the portal proportionate to the tall building above. It is surrounded by Egyptian-like bas-relief sculptures of agricultural and industrial activiti...



  3. southwest angel

    Snapshot Title: southwest angel
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Four giant angels guard the corners of the capitol just below the observation deck on the 34th floor.



  4. Lantern at the top

    Snapshot Title: Lantern at the top
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Like a gorgantuan lighthouse, the glass rotunda at the very top is lit at night and can be seen for miles from the surrounding very flat delta land.