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Wisconsin State Capitol Construction

Wisconsin State Capitol Construction | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, showing steel work of North Wing under construction. Crowds of people are gathered on the lawn for the Fall Festival. More people are gathered on the roof of the Capitol building just below the dome.  Two boats are on display in the foreground near a sign that reads: "Mendota Yacht Club 'Boost Madison Lakes.'" The iceboat on the right is the Princess II and the sailboat on the left is the Neireid.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, showing steel work of North Wing under construction. Crowds of people are gathered on the lawn for the Fall Festival. More people are gathered on the roof of the Capitol building just below the dome. Two boats are on display in the foreground near a sign that reads: "Mendota Yacht Club 'Boost Madison Lakes.'" The iceboat on the right is the Princess II and the sailboat on the left is the Neireid.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:102168
Creation Date: 1914
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin State Capitol building construction photographs, circa 1909-circa 1914
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:(X3)26500
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The photograph was loaned for copying. The Neireid was owned by Henry Fauerbach and Lew Porter.
SUBJECTS
Architecture, Classical
Building sites
Repair and reconstruction
Stairs
Wisconsin State Capitol
Sculpture
Trees
Clothing and dress
Lawns
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Flags
Boats and boating
Festivals
Signs and signboards
Sailing ships
Streets

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