Texas State Capitol, Austin Photos

Completed In 1888, according to designs of Elijah E. Myers the dome, in Texas fashion, is the tallest in the United States & is topped by the Goddess of Liberty. The walls are of red granite. A significant collection of memorials cover the grounds.

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View of Texas State Capitol from Texas Tower of University of Texas. Austin, TX.Texas State Capitol of red granite. Austin, TX.State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Confederate soldiers monument by Pompeo Coppini & Grank Teich at State Capitol. Austin, TX.
View of Texas State Capitol from Texas Tower of University of Texas. Austin, TX.Texas State Capitol (1888) of red granite. Austin, TX. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Elijah E. Myers. On National Register.State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Confederate soldiers monument (1903) by Pompeo Coppini & Grank Teich at State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Oblique view of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Columns of dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Oblique view of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Columns of dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Dome of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
State Capitol Goddess of Liberty statue on dome. Austin, TX.Roof structures over senate wing of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment over entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment symbols of six nations which have ruled Texas on State Capitol. Austin, TX.
State Capitol Goddess of Liberty statue on dome. Austin, TX.Roof structures over senate wing of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment over entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pediment symbols of six nations which have ruled Texas on State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Terry's Texas Rangers monument by Pompeo Coppini with State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Texas State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Lampstand on State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Terry's Texas Rangers monument (1907) by Pompeo Coppini with State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Texas State Capitol at night. Austin, TX.Lampstand on State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Gun used in Texas Revolution at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Rotunda galleries in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Gun used in Texas Revolution (1860s) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Interior of Texas State Capitol dome. Austin, TX.Rotunda galleries in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Spiral staircase to top of dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Mosaic floor in rotunda of State Capitol showing nations which have ruled Texas. Austin, TX.Spanish flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.French flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Spiral staircase to top of dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Mosaic floor in rotunda of State Capitol showing nations which have ruled Texas. Austin, TX.Spanish flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.French flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Mexican flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Republic of Texas flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Confederate flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.American flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Mexican flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Republic of Texas flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Confederate flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.American flag shield on floor under dome at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Doorway frame in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Staircase at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Staircase at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol statue of Sam Houston by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.
Doorway frame in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Staircase at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Staircase at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol statue of Sam Houston (1893) by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue of Anglo-Texan founder Stephen Fuller Austin by Elisabet Ney in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin sculpture by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Davie Crockett by William Henry Huddle in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue (1894) of Anglo-Texan founder Stephen Fuller Austin by Elisabet Ney in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Davie Crockett by William Henry Huddle in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portrait of James Bowie, hero of the Alamo, by George Peter Alexander Healy in House of Representative chamber of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Mural of Surrender of Santa Anna by William Henry Huddle at south entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Fall of the Alamo on March 6, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating the Dawn of Liberty & a Moral Victory. Austin, TX.Detail of Dawn at the Alamo painting by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portrait of James (Jim) Bowie, hero of the Alamo, by George Peter Alexander Healy in House of Representative chamber of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Mural of Surrender of Santa Anna by William Henry Huddle at south entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Fall of the Alamo on March 6, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating the Dawn of Liberty & a Moral Victory. Austin, TX.Detail of Dawn at the Alamo (March 6, 1836) painting (1898) by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Detail of Dawn at the Alamo painting by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.Detail of Battle of San Jacinto painting by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Detail of Battle of San Jacinto painting by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Detail of Dawn at the Alamo (March 6, 1836) painting (1898) by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.Detail of Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) painting (1898) by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Detail of Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) painting (1898) by H.A. McArdle at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.House chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House of Representatives chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.House chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.House chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Senate chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate rostrum in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Senate chamber in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate rostrum in State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portraits in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Ceiling in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Battle of San Jacinto painting by H.A. McArdle in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Albert Sidney Johnston, General in Texas Confederate army portrait by Eliphalet Fraser Andrews at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portraits in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Ceiling in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Battle of San Jacinto (April 21, 1836) painting (1898) by H.A. McArdle in Senate chamber at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Albert Sidney Johnston, General in Texas Confederate army portrait by Eliphalet Fraser Andrews at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Original capitol walnut swivel chair at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Captain Audie Murphy, WWII hero portrait by Kipp Soldwedel at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of Sam Rayburn, U.S. Congressman at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Original capitol walnut swivel chair (1889) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Captain Audie Murphy, WWII hero portrait (1950) by Kipp Soldwedel at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of Sam Rayburn, U.S. Congressman at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portrait of President Lyndon Baines Johnston by David Philip Wilson at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of President George W. Bush at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol grounds & downtown. Austin, TX.Skyline of Austin over grounds of Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Portrait of President Lyndon Baines Johnston by David Philip Wilson at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Portrait of President George W. Bush at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.State Capitol grounds & downtown. Austin, TX.Skyline of Austin over grounds of Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Heroes of the Alamo monument by J.S. Clark on grounds of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Victory or Death detail of Heroes of the Alamo monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Shadow cast by fighter atop Heroes of the Alamo monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Cannon at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Heroes of the Alamo monument (1891) by J.S. Clark on grounds of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Victory or Death detail of Heroes of the Alamo monument (1891) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Shadow cast by fighter atop Heroes of the Alamo monument (1891) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Cannon at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
John B. Hood's Texas Brigade monument by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade Army of Confederate Northern Virginia by Pompeo Coppini on State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War monument by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Equestrian figure atop Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War monument by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
John B. Hood's Texas Brigade (Confederate Army of Northern Virginia) monument (1910) by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade Army of Confederate Northern Virginia by Pompeo Coppini on State Capitol grounds. Austin, TX.Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War monument (1907) by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Equestrian figure atop Terry's Texas Rangers Civil War monument (1907) by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Confederate Soldiers monument by Pompeo Coppini & Frank Teich at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Bronze Confederate Soldiers by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Confederate Soldiers monument (1903) by Pompeo Coppini & Frank Teich at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Bronze Confederate Soldiers (1903) by Pompeo Coppini at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought (1861-2) engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought (1863-4) engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Tejano Monument by Armando Hinojosa honors Spanish settlers at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Bronze lampstand & fountain at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Iron railing at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Civil War battles in which Texas soldiers fought (1864-5) engraved Confederate Soldiers monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Tejano Monument (2012) by Armando Hinojosa honors Spanish settlers at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX. Bronze lampstand & fountain at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Iron railing at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Texas Pioneer Woman statue by Linda Sioux Henley at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue Of Liberty replica at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pearl Harbor monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Texas World War II memorial at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Texas Pioneer Woman statue (1998) by Linda Sioux Henley at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue Of Liberty replica (1951) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Pearl Harbor monument (1989) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Texas World War II memorial (2007) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Tribute To Texas Children monument by Lawrence Ludtke at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.The Ten Commandments monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Volunteer Firemen monument at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Flowering tree on grounds of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Tribute To Texas Children monument (1998) by Lawrence Ludtke at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.The Ten Commandments monument (1961) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Volunteer Firemen monument (1896) at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Flowering tree on grounds of State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Old Land Office with Texas motifs. Austin, TX.Governor's Mansion. Austin, TX.Texas Governor's Mansion. Austin, TX.Flowers on grounds of Governor's Mansion. Austin, TX.
Old Land Office (1856-7) (112 East 11th St.) with Texas motifs. Austin, TX. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: C. Conrad Stremme. On National Register. Governor's Mansion (1854-6) (opposite state capitol at 1010 Colorado St.). Austin, TX. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Abner Cook. On National Register.Texas Governor's Mansion. Austin, TX.Flowers on grounds of Governor's Mansion. Austin, TX.

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