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Dome mural, Topeka, Kansas

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Creator: Strickrott, John F.

Date: Between 1902 and 1920

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C *44

Unit ID: 214731

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows the mural of "plenty" located on the fourth floor ,under the north side of the, capitol dome in Topeka, Kansas. The panel was completed in 1902 under the supervision of painter Abner Crossman at a cost of $7,600 dollars. The fresco panel depicts the allegorical figure of "Plenty" in a mosaic background with fruit arranged in her lap. To her right, "Labor" sits with pick and shovel in hand while on the left "Agriculture" is holding a sickle and a bundle of wheat.

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Title (Main title): Dome mural, Topeka, Kansas


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