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Seal of Texas

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Seal of Texas.

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The Seal of the State of Texas was adopted through the 1845 Texas Constitution, and was based on the seal of the Republic of Texas, which dates from January 25, 1839

The 1845 Texas Constitution states, "There shall be a seal of the State, which shall be kept by the Governor and used by him officially. The seal shall have a star of five points, encircled by olive and live oak branches, and the words 'the State of Texas.'"[citation needed] The official artwork, drawn by Juan Vega of Round Rock, Texas, was adopted in 1992 by Secretary of State John Hannah, Jr. The seal has specified wording on both the obverse and reverse sides.

The obverse of the Seal of the State of Texas is defined by the Texas Constitution as follows:

The Seal of the State shall be a star of five points, encircled by olive and live oak branches, and the words, "The State of Texas.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Seal of Texas is part of the U.S. State Seals group.

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