Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, MO Photos

The Missouri State Capitol (1911-17) was designed by Egerton Tracy & Evarts Swartwout. It contains many murals including the most famous ones by Thomas Hart Benton in the House Lounge. The Capitol also contains the Missouri State History Museum and artwork which traces Missouri's history.

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Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome with statue of Ceres atop Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Missouri State Capitol (1911-17). Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome with statue of Ceres atop Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Neoclassical features of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Ceres goddess of agriculture statue by Sherry Fry atop lantern of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Missouri State Capitol (1911-17). Jefferson City, MO. Architect: Egerton Tracy & Evarts Swartwout.Neoclassical features of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Ceres goddess of agriculture statue by Sherry Fry atop lantern of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Details of dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pediment by A.A. Weinman & entry columns of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Thomas Jefferson statue at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Thomas Jefferson statue by James Earle Fraser at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Details of dome of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pediment by A.A. Weinman & entry columns of Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Thomas Jefferson statue at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Thomas Jefferson statue by James Earle Fraser at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Allegorical pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Mercury with horses pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Central figure pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Oxen & man carrying corn pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Allegorical pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Mercury with horses pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Central figure pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Oxen & man carrying corn pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Allegorical pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Missouri River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows woman with symbols of agriculture at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Mississippi River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows man with symbols of medicine, agriculture & commerce at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Mississippi River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows man with symbols of medicine, agriculture & commerce at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Allegorical pediment detail on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Missouri River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows woman with symbols of agriculture at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Mississippi River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows man with symbols of medicine, agriculture & commerce at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Great Rivers: Mississippi River sculpture by Robert Aitken shows man with symbols of medicine, agriculture & commerce at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Griffins supporting lamp stand at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Spanish conquistadors frieze relief by Alexander Stirling Calder on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.American expansion frieze relief by Alexander Stirling Calder on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Relief of Lewis & Clark expedition on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Griffins supporting lamp stand at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Spanish conquistadors frieze relief by (1924) Alexander Stirling Calder on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.American expansion frieze relief by (1924) Alexander Stirling Calder on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Relief of Lewis & Clark expedition on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Relief of Lewis & Clark expedition on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.The Arts sculpture fountain by Robert Aitken at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Fountain of Centaurs by Adolph A. Weinman at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Signing of the Treaty sculpture by Karl Bitter & Adolph A. Weinman created for St. Louis World's Fair shows Louisiana Purchase at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Relief of Lewis & Clark expedition on Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.The Arts sculpture fountain by Robert Aitken at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Fountain of Centaurs by Adolph A. Weinman at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Signing of the Treaty sculpture (1904) by Karl Bitter & Adolph A. Weinman created for St. Louis World's Fair shows Louisiana Purchase at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Detail of centaur grappling with snake on Fountain of Centaurs by Adolph A. Weinman at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Interior of dome in Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Rotunda under dome at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Eye of the Dome mural by Frank Brangwyn depicts Agriculture, Commerce, Science & Education in Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Detail of centaur grappling with snake on Fountain of Centaurs by Adolph A. Weinman at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Interior of dome in Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Rotunda under dome at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Eye of the Dome mural by Frank Brangwyn depicts Agriculture, Commerce, Science & Education in Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Historic Landing dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pioneers dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Home Makers dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Builders dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Historic Landing dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pioneers dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Home Makers dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Builders dome mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Agriculture rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Education rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Science rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Art rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Agriculture rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Education rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Science rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Art rotunda mural by Frank Brangwyn at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Aborigines mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Missionary Explorer mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Spanish Governor mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Early Rivermen mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Aborigines mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Missionary Explorer mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Spanish Governor mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Early Rivermen mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Free Trapper mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Buffalo Hunter mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Facteur mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pioneer Mother mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Free Trapper mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Buffalo Hunter mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Facteur mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Pioneer Mother mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
The Freighter mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.River Pilot mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Cattleman mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Railroad Builder mural by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
The Freighter mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.River Pilot mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Cattleman mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Railroad Builder mural (c1917-28) by Allen Tupper True at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Stained glass ceiling at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Indicator over elevators at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Hanging lamp at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Stained glass ceiling at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Indicator over elevators at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Hanging lamp at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Legislative chamber ceiling at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.American eagle in Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Stained glass window with Missouri scenes & allegorical figures at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Legislative chamber ceiling at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.American eagle in Legislative chamber at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Stained glass window with Missouri scenes & allegorical figures at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Central panel in Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Shipping, mining & agriculture figures on Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Government, education & arts figures on Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Stained glass window with Missouri values scenes at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Central panel in Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Shipping, mining & agriculture figures on Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Government, education & arts figures on Missouri history stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Stained glass window with Missouri values scenes at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Progress panel with Mercury launching a biplane on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Honor panel with laurel leaf crowns for glory, victory & fame on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Winged figure proclaiming morality, quality, temperance on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Charity panel with mother holding children on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Progress panel with Mercury launching a biplane on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Honor panel with laurel leaf crowns for glory, victory & fame on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Winged figure proclaiming morality, quality, temperance on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Charity panel with mother holding children on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Stained glass window with Missouri values scenes at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Law panel with woman holding books plus light & truth tablet on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Justice panel with woman holding scepter & shield on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Fraternity panel with woman guiding two young boys to fellowship on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Stained glass window with Missouri values scenes at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Law panel with woman holding books plus light & truth tablet on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Justice panel with woman holding scepter & shield on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Fraternity panel with woman guiding two young boys to fellowship on Missouri values stained glass window at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
American Forces of World War I painting at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.


American Forces of World War I painting at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.



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