Ohio State Capitol Photos

Ohio State Capitol building in Columbus, OH, built 1838-61, was designed by Thomas Cole. It is crowned by a drum rather than a dome. The Capitol has a history museum in the basement and is surrounded by commemorative monuments.

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Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Ohio State Capitol with its Annex at right. Columbus, OH.Ohio State Capitol with cylindrical dome. Columbus, OH.Canon made in Ohio outside Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Ohio State Capitol (1861). Columbus, OH. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Nathan B. Kelley.Ohio State Capitol with its Annex at right. Columbus, OH.Ohio State Capitol with cylindrical dome. Columbus, OH.Canon made in Ohio outside Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Lamp stand at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Dome in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rotunda in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rotunda floor pattern in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Lamp stand at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Dome in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rotunda in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rotunda floor pattern in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Stairwell in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Lamp fixture in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Lincoln bust atop Lincoln-Vicksburg memorial by Thomas D. Jones at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Vicksburg victory relief at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Stairwell in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Lamp fixture in Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Lincoln bust atop Lincoln-Vicksburg memorial (1871) by Thomas D. Jones at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Vicksburg victory relief at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Grant, McPherson & Sherman on Vicksburg victory relief at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Perry's Victory on Lake Erie on Sept. 10, 1813 painting by William Henry Powell at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Signing of the Treaty of Green Ville painting by Howard Chandler Christy at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes from life of Thomas Edison by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Grant, McPherson & Sherman on Vicksburg victory relief at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Perry's Victory on Lake Erie on Sept. 10, 1813 painting (1857) by William Henry Powell at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Signing of the Treaty of Green Ville painting (1945) by Howard Chandler Christy at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes from life of Thomas Edison (1950) by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Detail of Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes about Thomas Edison by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Wright brothers' portrait by Dwight Mutchler at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Speakers chair in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Detail of Dawn of a New Light painting of scenes about Thomas Edison (1950) by Howard Chandler Christy's at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Wright brothers' portrait (1959) by Dwight Mutchler at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Speakers chair in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Details of House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandelier in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandeliers in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Acanthi leaves on column in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Details of House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandelier in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandeliers in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Acanthi leaves on column in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Ceiling detail in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Carpet in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Ceiling detail in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Carpet in House chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Speakers area in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Ceiling in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandelier in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Carved doors in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Speakers area in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Ceiling in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Chandelier in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Carved doors in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Carved doors in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Atrium between original statehouse & annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Modern light standard in Atrium of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Portal opening from Atrium into annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Carved doors in Senate chamber at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Atrium between original statehouse & annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Modern light standard in Atrium of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Portal opening from Atrium into annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Bronze light fixture on annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble hallway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble stairway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble stairway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Bronze light fixture on annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble hallway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble stairway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Marble stairway in annex of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Annex ceiling of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Annex ceiling of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.History museum in Ohio State Capitol building. Columbus, OH.Stained glass Ohio state seal at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Annex ceiling of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Annex ceiling of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.History museum in Ohio State Capitol building. Columbus, OH.Stained glass Ohio state seal at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Treaty of Green Ville Peace Medal reproduction at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Stoneware water cooler with American eagle marked American House, Columbus, Ohio at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Civil War-era ballot box used by Ohio infantry while in Virginia at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Civil War-era infantry drum at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Treaty of Green Ville Peace Medal (1795) reproduction at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Stoneware water cooler (c1845) with American eagle marked American House, Columbus, Ohio at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Civil War-era ballot box (1863) used by Ohio infantry while in Virginia at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Civil War-era infantry drum at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Grand Army of the Republic souvenir canteen at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Union Civil War cap at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Bust of Abraham Lincoln by Charles Niehaus at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Admission ticket to the diorama of the funeral obsequies of Abraham Lincoln in Columbus, Ohio at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Grand Army of the Republic souvenir canteen (c1880s or later) at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Union Civil War cap at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Bust of Abraham Lincoln (1890) by Charles Niehaus at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Admission ticket to the diorama of the funeral obsequies of Abraham Lincoln in Columbus, Ohio at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Photo of Ohio State Capitol 1865 draped in mourning crepe for Abraham Lincoln at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Mourning fringe kept from Abraham Lincoln funeral carriage at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.W.M. McKinley, Jr. Governor's Inauguration ribbon at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.W.M. McKinley for President medal at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Photo of Ohio State Capitol 1865 draped in mourning crepe for Abraham Lincoln at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Mourning fringe kept from Abraham Lincoln funeral carriage at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.W.M. McKinley, Jr. Governor's Inauguration ribbon (1892) at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.W.M. McKinley for President medal (1895) at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Can with Ohio Boys label showing faces of three U.S. Presidents at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.These Are My Jewels statue by Levi Tucker Schofield created for Columbian Exposition showing seven Civil War notables from Ohio on grounds of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on These Are My Jewels memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Gen. Phillip Sheridan on These Are My Jewels memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Can with Ohio Boys label showing faces of three U.S. Presidents at museum of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.These Are My Jewels statue (1893) by Levi Tucker Schofield created for Columbian Exposition showing seven Civil War notables from Ohio on grounds of Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on These Are My Jewels memorial (1893) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Gen. Phillip Sheridan on These Are My Jewels memorial (1893) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Edwin M. Stanton on These Are My Jewels memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.James Garfield on These Are My Jewels memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rutherford B. Hayes on These Are My Jewels memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Christopher Columbus memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Edwin M. Stanton on These Are My Jewels memorial (1893) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.James Garfield on These Are My Jewels memorial (1893) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Rutherford B. Hayes on These Are My Jewels memorial (1893) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Christopher Columbus memorial (1892) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Christopher Columbus memorial at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Spanish American War memorial by E.L. Jirouch at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Base plaque for Spirit of '98 Spanish American War memorial by E.L. Jirouch at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.McKinley Monument by H.A. MacNeil at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Christopher Columbus memorial (1892) at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Spanish American War memorial (1928) by E.L. Jirouch at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Base plaque for Spirit of '98 Spanish American War memorial (1928) by E.L. Jirouch at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.McKinley Monument (1906) by H.A. MacNeil at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Statue of William McKinley assassinated President on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of working man mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of woman & child mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of working man mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Statue of William McKinley assassinated President on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of working man mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of woman & child mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Sculpture of working man mourning assassinated President William McKinley on McKinley Monument at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.
Rear view of McKinley Monument by H.A. MacNeil at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Peace memorial to those who served in American Civil War by Bruce Wilder at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Peace memorial to those who served in American Civil War by Bruce Wilder at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Detail of Lincoln's Funeral procession in Columbus past the Ohio State Capitol at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.
Rear view of McKinley Monument (1906) by H.A. MacNeil at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Peace memorial to those who served in American Civil War (1923) by Bruce Wilder at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Peace memorial to those who served in American Civil War (1923) by Bruce Wilder at Ohio State Capitol. Columbus, OH.Detail of Lincoln's Funeral procession in Columbus past the Ohio State Capitol at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.
Lincoln at the Ohio Statehouse plaque marking election speech on Sept. 16, 1859; address to legislature on Feb. 13, 1861 & lying in state on April 29, 1865. Columbus, OH.


Lincoln at the Ohio Statehouse plaque marking election speech on Sept. 16, 1859; address to legislature on Feb. 13, 1861 & lying in state on April 29, 1865. Columbus, OH.



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