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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: 1886

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C.1886 *1

Unit ID: 220591

Summary: This black and white photograph shows an early view of the east and west wings of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later, the statehouse, a reflection 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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