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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Creator: Cone, William Whitney

Date: 1898

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C.1898 *1

Unit ID: 215056

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows 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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