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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior - Treasurer's Office Detail

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DESCRIPTION

Detail of photograph of the office of the state treasurer, enlarged to show a typical lighting fixture from the third Wisconsin State Capitol. As originally installed, the chandelier was lit by gas, but the down-turned shades indicate that the fixture had been wired for electricity. By 1904 the Capitol had been wired for electricity, but two gas fixtures continued to be used at night in order to save money-a foolish economy.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 23456

Creation Date:  

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Album 08 (State Capitol, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, [1848-1913])

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: Album 8.102

Original Dimensions: 2.5 x 2 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

See also Image ID: 23455 for the entire image.

SUBJECTS

Architectural details

Architecture

Chandeliers

Dwellings

Electric apparatus and appliances

Indoor photography

Persons

Technology

Wisconsin State Capitol

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