State Historical Museum of Iowa, Des Moines Photos

The State Historical Museum of Iowa sits in an interesting modern building near the Iowa State Capitol. The Museum has a wide-range of decorative arts, Civil War artifacts, native art & Iowa history.

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State Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Atrium of Historical Museum of Iowa with Benoist Tractor biplane & model XI Bleriot monoplane. Des Moines, IA.Atrium Bleriot monoplane & staircase of Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Model XI Bleriot monoplane hangs in Atrium of Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
State Historical Museum of Iowa (1987). Des Moines, IA. Architect: Herb Stone of Brown Healy Bock.Atrium of Historical Museum of Iowa with Benoist Tractor biplane & model XI Bleriot monoplane. Des Moines, IA.Atrium Bleriot monoplane & staircase of Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Model XI Bleriot monoplane hangs in Atrium of Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Stage coach with leather strap suspension nicknamed Two Horse Jerky at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Mason Motor Car made in Des Moines at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Pressed glass memorial plate to President Garfield made by Iowa City Flint Glass Mfg. at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Pressed glass plate of Teddy Roosevelt surrounded by teddy bears at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Stage coach (1850s) with leather strap suspension nicknamed Two Horse Jerky at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Mason Motor Car (1906) made in Des Moines at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Pressed glass memorial plate to President Garfield made by Iowa City Flint Glass Mfg. at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Pressed glass plate of Teddy Roosevelt surrounded by teddy bears at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Theodore Roosevelt for President campaign ribbon at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Serving platter with turkey design at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Victorian blue porcelain serving dishes at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Crock Stoneware pot for A. Elliot of Moingona, IA, at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Theodore Roosevelt for President campaign ribbon at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Serving platter (1895-1905) with turkey design at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Victorian blue porcelain serving dishes at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Crock Stoneware pot (c1880) for A. Elliot of Moingona, IA, at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Fort Dodge Stoneware Co. butter churn at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Candlesticks & oil lamps at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Woodworking tools at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War sword of Col George A. Stone at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Fort Dodge Stoneware Co. butter churn at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Candlesticks & oil lamps at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Woodworking tools at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War sword of Col George A. Stone at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Presentation Civil War sword of Col. Cyrus Bussey at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War field kit belonging to William Worth Belknap at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War surgical kit of Maj. William L. Houston at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War drum of R. Brenaman at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Presentation Civil War sword of Col. Cyrus Bussey at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War field kit belonging to William Worth Belknap at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War surgical kit of Maj. William L. Houston at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War drum of R. Brenaman at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Painted Civil War canteen of James M. Cooper at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War frock coat of Alfred Wilder of 30th Iowa Infantry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War canon used by John Brown to train for Harpers Ferry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Portrait of John Brown at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Painted Civil War canteen of James M. Cooper at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War frock coat of Alfred Wilder of 30th Iowa Infantry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Civil War canon used by John Brown to train for Harpers Ferry at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Portrait of John Brown (1800-59) at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Copy of Emancipation Proclamation at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Badges from various Civil War veterans reunions at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Portrait of Isaac Galland by George Caleb Bingham at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Sioux vest decorated with dyed porcupine quills at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Copy of Emancipation Proclamation (1862) at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Badges from various Civil War veterans reunions at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Portrait of Isaac Galland (c1840) by George Caleb Bingham at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Sioux vest (c1900) decorated with dyed porcupine quills at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Native American pipe bag decorated with glass beadwork at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Native American feather headdress decorated with glass beads, felt & fur at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Native American carved stone pipe in shape of frog at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Iron lung at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Native American pipe bag decorated with glass beadwork at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Native American feather headdress decorated with glass beads, felt & fur at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Native American carved stone pipe in shape of frog at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Iron lung at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.

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