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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Creator: Forsyth, Edward L.

Date: 1910

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C.1910 *1

Unit ID: 214060

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows the east and south wings of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on October 17, 1866 when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.

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Title (Main title): Capitol, Topeka, Kansas


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