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Kansas State Capitol building, Topeka, Kansas, 1867

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Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

Date: 1867

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 84

Unit ID: 84

Summary: This stereograph shows the Kansas State Capitol building under construction in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, in 1867. The photograph shows scaffolding, workers, building stone, and a portion of the completed first floor. The stereograph is from Alexander Gardner's series, "Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division," and includes the notation "351 miles west of St. Louis Mo."

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Kansas State Capitol building, Topeka, Kansas, 1867

Part of: Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, by Alexander Gardner.

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Subjects

    Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division
    Albumen prints
    Stereographs
    Kansas -- Capital and capitol
    Topeka (Kan.) -- History -- 19th century
    Building stones -- Kansas -- Topeka
    Construction equipment -- Kansas -- Topeka
    Construction workers -- Kansas -- Topeka

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Notes

General Note: Series, title and statement of responsibility from label.

General Note: Digital image of original albumen stereograph, scanned by the Kansas State Historical Society, as part of the Western Trails Project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

General Note: The original is an albumen stereograph and measures 8 x 16.9 cm.