Places Known For

representing science

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His works in that building include allegorical medallions representing ''Science'', ''Art'', ''Justice'', and ''Religion'' in the Capitol Rotunda, large lunette murals underneath the Capitol dome, and a number of works in the House Chamber. Unfortunately, Abbey became ill with cancer in 1911 slowing his work. At the time, he was working on the "Reading of the Declaration of Independence Mural" which was later installed

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