Iowa State Capitol, Interior

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Title

Iowa State Capitol, Interior

Interior Iowa State Capitol

Subject

Capitols;
Balustrades;
Hand railings;
Murals;
Tile flooring;
Historic buildings

Description

The cornerstone of the Capitol Building was laid on November 23, 1871. The building was completed in 1886. Unfortunately, there was no money left in the budget to finish the decorative painting of the interior of the building. In 1904 a fire broke out in the north wing of the capitol, causing considerable damage. During the post fire restoration paintings and mosaics were purchased and the decorative painting in the corridors was completed. The Iowa State Capitol is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : Gravure Illustration Co.

Date

1914

2005/05/23

Rights

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Coverage

Grand Ave. at E. 12th

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