Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines Photos

The Iowa State Capital was designed (1870-1886) by John C. Cochrane & Alfred H. Piquenard then M.E. Bell & W.F. Hackney.

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Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Central portico of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Sculpted pediment of Iowa State Capitol with allegorical figures including locomotive. Des Moines, IA.Details of stone sculptures in pediment of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Iowa State Capitol (1870-1886). Des Moines, IA. Architect: John C. Cochrane & Alfred H. Piquenard then M.E. Bell & W.F. Hackney.Central portico of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Sculpted pediment of Iowa State Capitol with allegorical figures including locomotive. Des Moines, IA.Details of stone sculptures in pediment (1879) of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Golden dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Details of dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Finial & cupola atop dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.One of four corner towers each with own dome at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Golden dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Details of dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Finial & cupola atop dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.One of four corner towers each with own dome at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
One of four corner towers each with own dome at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corner tower finial detail of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Two domes of Iowa State Capitol, one gold, one green. Des Moines, IA.Domes of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
One of four corner towers each with own dome at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corner tower finial detail of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Two domes of Iowa State Capitol, one gold, one green. Des Moines, IA.Domes of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Interior of central dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Detail of central dome interior in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Grand Army of the Republic reunion badge suspended within Iowa State Capitol dome interior for over a century. Des Moines, IA.Bright paints of rotunda of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Interior of central dome of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Detail of central dome interior in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Grand Army of the Republic reunion badge suspended within Iowa State Capitol dome interior for over a century. Des Moines, IA.Bright paints of rotunda of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Details of dome rotunda interior of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Allegorical mural in rotunda of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Restored decorations of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Staircase of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Details of dome rotunda interior of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Allegorical mural in rotunda of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Restored decorations of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Staircase of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Rabbit stenciled in halls of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corridors of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Model of Battleship USS Iowa in hallway of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Rabbit stenciled in halls of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Corridors of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Model of Battleship USS Iowa in hallway of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Skylight of House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Mural with locomotive & medical symbols on House chamber ceiling of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Chandelier in House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Skylight of House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Mural with locomotive & medical symbols on House chamber ceiling of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Chandelier in House chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Chandelier & ceiling murals in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Chandelier in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Ceiling relief honoring industry in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Ceiling relief honoring nature in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Chandelier & ceiling murals in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Chandelier in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Ceiling relief honoring industry in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Ceiling relief honoring nature in Senate chamber of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA."Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain" mural on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Eagle mural on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Bright designs on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA."Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain" mural on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Eagle mural on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Bright designs on ceiling of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Doorway detail of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Circular iron staircase of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Library stacks of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Stained glass skylight of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Doorway detail of Governor's office in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Circular iron staircase of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Library stacks of Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Stained glass skylight of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.
Tile floor of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil War Monument by Harriet A. Ketcham at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Iowa Supreme Court building beside Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Allison Monument & Iowa Supreme Court building. Des Moines, IA.
Tile floor of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil War Monument (1892-1945) by Harriet A. Ketcham at Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA. Iowa Supreme Court building beside Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Allison Monument & Iowa Supreme Court building. Des Moines, IA.
Senator William B. Allison Monument by Evelyn B. Longman on Iowa State Capitol grounds. Des Moines, IA.Allison Monument & Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Iowa Capitol complex & World War II Memorial. Des Moines, IA.World War II Memorial Plaza. Des Moines, IA.
Senator William B. Allison Monument (1917) by Evelyn B. Longman on Iowa State Capitol grounds. Des Moines, IA.Allison Monument & Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Iowa Capitol complex & World War II Memorial. Des Moines, IA.World War II Memorial Plaza (1992). Des Moines, IA.

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