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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.
Creator: Strickrott, John F.
Date: Between 1902 and 1920
Item Number: 214731
Call Number: FK2.1 C *44
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214731
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Art
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Politics/Government
Built Environment - Function - Government - Capitol
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Painting
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Monuments and Memorials - Murals
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Date - 1920s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Photographs