Illinois State Capitol, Springfield Photos

The Illinois State Capitol (1868-88) was twenty years in the building under architects John C. Cochrane & Alfred H. Piquenard & then W.W. Boyington. Its style is Second Empire.

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Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Dome of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Long view of Illinois State Capitol from east. Springfield, IL.Second Empire details of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Illinois State Capitol (1868-88). Springfield, IL. Style: Second Empire. Architect: John C. Cochrane & Alfred H. Piquenard then W.W. Boyington. On National Register.Dome of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Long view of Illinois State Capitol from east. Springfield, IL.Second Empire details of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Portico detail of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Dome interior of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Stained glass skylight of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Column details of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.
Portico detail of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Dome interior of Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Stained glass skylight of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Column details of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.
Railings of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Floor of Illinois State Capitol rotunda. Springfield, IL.Bronze reliefs showing Illinois history in State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Relief of soldiers at a wooden fort in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Railings of Illinois State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Floor of Illinois State Capitol rotunda. Springfield, IL.Bronze reliefs showing Illinois history in State Capitol dome. Springfield, IL.Relief of soldiers at a wooden fort in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Relief of mounted frontier soldiers charging enemy in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of American soldier meeting Indian in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of town meeting on frontier in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of Lincoln debating Douglas in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Relief of mounted frontier soldiers charging enemy in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of American soldier meeting Indian in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of town meeting on frontier in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of Lincoln debating Douglas in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Statue commemorating women , first displayed at World's Columbian Exposition, at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Abraham Lincoln at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Stephen Douglas at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Ulysses S. Grant at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Statue commemorating women (1893), first displayed at World's Columbian Exposition, at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Abraham Lincoln at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Stephen Douglas (1813-61) at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Statue of Ulysses S. Grant at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Staircase in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Marble stair railing in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of George Rogers Clark making Treaty with Indians by G.A. Fuchs at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Fuchs' painting of Treaty with Indians section of natives seated around French at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Staircase in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Marble stair railing in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of George Rogers Clark making Treaty with Indians by G.A. Fuchs at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Fuchs' painting of Treaty with Indians section of natives seated around French at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Clark's painting of Treaty with Indians detail of native life at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Details of stairwell corridor at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Pattern along stairwell corridor skylight at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of horse-drawn wagon going west in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Clark's painting of Treaty with Indians detail of native life at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Details of stairwell corridor at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Pattern along stairwell corridor skylight at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Relief of horse-drawn wagon going west in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Relief of running buffalos in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Mural of oxen pulling plow at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Marquette & Joliet at an Indian village on Desplains River in 1673 in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Indians camped at Starved Rock on Illinois River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Relief of running buffalos in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Mural of oxen pulling plow at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Marquette & Joliet at an Indian village on Desplains River in 1673 in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Indians camped at Starved Rock on Illinois River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Painting of Fort Dearborn at mouth of Chicago River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of New Salem, boyhood home Abe Lincoln near town of Springfield in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting showing General Grant taking command of Union troops at Cairo at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Governor Coles freeing his slaves on Ohio River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Painting of Fort Dearborn at mouth of Chicago River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of New Salem, boyhood home Abe Lincoln near town of Springfield in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting showing General Grant taking command of Union troops at Cairo at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of Governor Coles freeing his slaves on Ohio River in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Painting of Transformation of the Prairie in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of the Rise of Chicago in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois Firefighter Memorial by Neil Broden at State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois Very Special Mosaic Mural created by several community schools at State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Painting of Transformation of the Prairie in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Painting of the Rise of Chicago in Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois Firefighter Memorial (1999) by Neil Broden at State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois Very Special Mosaic Mural (1985) created by several community schools at State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Illinois Very Special Mosaic Mural detail at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois State Library opposite Capitol. Springfield, IL.

Illinois Very Special Mosaic Mural detail at Illinois State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Illinois State Library opposite Capitol. Springfield, IL.


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