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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: 1888

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C.1888c *1

Unit ID: 214070

Summary: This photograph shows an east view of the construction of the north and south wings of the statehouse 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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