One of porticos of the Bronx County Courthouse
where it says "Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for
human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by
this wisdom." What a quaint notion! If you click on the Enlarge button to
see it full size, you can get an idea of vast amount of skilled labor
necessary to create this thing. Friezes galore carved into or overlaid upon
the stone, a vast number of elaborate Egyptian-looking gold-tone panels...