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This black and white photograph shows a north view of the foundation for the main building of 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 after that historic day, the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.

Date: 1886

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Item Number: 214121
Call Number: FK2.1 C.1886 *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214121

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