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2019 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament

In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied.

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Forward -- The 2019 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament, presented by the Wisconsin Historical Foundation, honors the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. 

Since 2004, the proceeds from ornament sales have supported over restoration projects around the Capitol building. Previous ornament sales have helped to fund the visitor's bird's eye view from the glass perch inside the dome of the State Capitol.

The ornament is set in a special gift box and comes with an informational insert about the design and the Women's Suffrage Movement. 

As a fundraising item, this item is not eligible for discounts.

This annual ornament series is collected and enjoyed by many. Order yours today!

In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. 

Miner completed her statue in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, fulfilling a commission to create art representative of her native state. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied. 

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PLEASE NOTE: Discount codes do not apply to this item.

Forward -- The 2019 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament, presented by the Wisconsin Historical Foundation, honors the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. 

Since 2004, the proceeds from ornament sales have supported over restoration projects around the Capitol building. Previous ornament sales have helped to fund the visitor's bird's eye view from the glass perch inside the dome of the State Capitol.

The ornament is set in a special gift box and comes with an informational insert about the design and the Women's Suffrage Movement. 

As a fundraising item, this item is not eligible for discounts.

This annual ornament series is collected and enjoyed by many. Order yours today!

In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. 

Miner completed her statue in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, fulfilling a commission to create art representative of her native state. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied. 

More Information Here

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