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This colored postcard shows the capitol and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company offices in Topeka, Kansas. The capitol is 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, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.

Creator: Hall Stationery Co., Topeka, KS
Date: Between 1898 and 1908

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Item Number: 216175
Call Number: FK2.1 C *33
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216175

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