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Photo, Print, Drawing Extraordinary stained-glass ceiling inside Louisiana's Old State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, which dates to 1852 and served as the seat of state government for 80 years

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About this Item

Title

  • Extraordinary stained-glass ceiling inside Louisiana's Old State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, which dates to 1852 and served as the seat of state government for 80 years

Names

  • Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer

Created / Published

  • 2021-02-21.

Headings

  • -  United States--Louisiana--East Baton Rouge Parish--Baton Rouge
  • -  America
  • -  Louisiana Old State Capitol
  • -  State Capitol Buildings
  • -  Stained glass
  • -  James Dakin
  • -  William Freret

Headings

  • Digital photographs--Color--2020-2030.

Genre

  • Digital photographs--Color--2020-2030

Notes

  • -  Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer.
  • -  Designed by architect James Dakin, it now serves as a museum. Rather than mimic the national Capitol Building in Washington, as many other states had done, Dakin conceived a Neo-Gothic medieval-style castle overlooking the Mississippi River. Fire destroyed most of the building during the U.S. Civil War of the 1850s and in 1882, it was rebuilt from scratch by architect William Freret, who installed the spiral staircase and stained-glass dome that are interior focal points.
  • -  Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2021 (DLC/PP-2002:038-30).
  • -  Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
  • -  Credit Line: Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Medium

  • 1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LC-DIG-highsm- 67639

Source Collection

  • Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Repository

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021755860

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-highsm-67639 (original digital file)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Extraordinary stained-glass ceiling inside Louisiana's Old State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, which dates toand served as the seat of state government for 80 years. United States Baton Rouge Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish, 2021. -02-21. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021755860/.

APA citation style:

Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2021) Extraordinary stained-glass ceiling inside Louisiana's Old State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, which dates toand served as the seat of state government for 80 years. United States Baton Rouge Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish, 2021. -02-21. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021755860/.

MLA citation style:

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Extraordinary stained-glass ceiling inside Louisiana's Old State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, which dates toand served as the seat of state government for 80 years. -02-21. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021755860/>.