Pieces of Iowa’s Past, April 11, 2012

(2012) Pieces of Iowa’s Past, April 11, 2012. Legislative Services Agency (Legislative Service Bureau)


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Pieces of Iowa’s Past, published by the Iowa State Capitol Tour Guides weekly during the legislative session, features historical facts about Iowa, the Capitol, and the early workings of state government. All historical publications are reproduced here with the actual spelling, punctuation, and grammar retained. April 11, 2012 THIS WEEK: Iowa State Capitol Mosaics BACKGROUND: Frederick Dielman Born in Germany in 1847, Frederick Dielman was an illustrator and figure painter. Dielman designed the six mosaic panels in the Iowa State Capitol along the east wall on the third floor. The mosaics were actually made in Venice, Italy, and shipped to the Capitol. The mosaics in the Capitol represent the three branches of government, education, defense, and charities.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: State Capital, Tour Guide Staff, Tours, History of Iowa, State Government
Subjects: History and culture
History and culture > History of Iowa
State government
ID Code: 15405
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2013 17:52
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2013 17:52
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/15405