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This photograph shows a view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas taken from the top of the Santa Fe building at Ninth and Jackson. 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: Wolcott, J.C.
Date: 1898

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Item Number: 214047
Call Number: FK2.1 C.1898c *4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214047

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