Seal of Wisconsin on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Wisconsin is a state of the United States situated in the north-central region of the U.S. and lies in the Great Lakes and Midwest areas. It is ranked twentieth amongst the most populated states in the U.S. and is ranked twenty-third in terms of the total area of the state. While searching for a nice souvenir of Wisconsin, you will definitely come across many of interesting keepsakes still you won't be able to resist this nice acrylic fridge magnet displaying the seal of the state of Wisconsin. The magnet is available for purchase at world-wide-gifts.com.
The Seal of Wisconsin
The seal of Wisconsin is also known as the Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin and is used by the secretary of Wisconsin for authenticating all of the acts of the governor. The seal has the coat of arms of Wisconsin in its center with the words 'Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin' written above it. The seal is blue in color and on its bottom, you can see thirteen blue stars that represent the original thirteen states. This seal lays emphasis on shipping and mining as both these industries are the significant industries of the state.
Symbols on the Seal of Wisconsin
You can see the word 'Forward' written on the top of the seal; this represents the motto of the state, which is to move forward and make advancements. Under the motto, there is a badger; it is the official animal of the state of Wisconsin. In the middle of the seal, you can see a shield divided into four parts; the top left portion shows a plow that signifies agriculture, the top right portion shows a shovel and pick. It symbolizes mining. The bottom left part shows a hammer and an arm, which represents manufacturing and the portion on the bottom right shows an anchor, which is the symbol for navigation. On the left side of the shield, you can see a sailor and a yeoman is standing on the right. A cornucopia and 13 ingots of lead are placed below the shield; they signify prosperity and mineral wealth respectively.