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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: 1940

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C.1940c *9

Unit ID: 214200

Summary: This black and white photograph shows the preliminary sketch on the statehouse mural entitled the "Kansas Pastoral" by Regionalist artist John Steuart Curry, (1897-1946). Located on the south wall on the second-floor of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas, the mural illustrates a Hereford bull with grazing steers and doves in Osage orange trees. In the distance wheat shocks and a grain elevator are depicted as the setting sun and white clouds meet on the prairie's horizon.

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Title (Main title): Capitol, Topeka, Kansas


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