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Photo, Print, Drawing Capitolio, Havana, Cuba

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About this Item


  • Capitolio, Havana, Cuba


  • Ríos Szalay, Adalberto, photographer

Created / Published

  • 2010-09-13.


  • -  Cuba--Havana--Old Havana
  • -  Capitolio
  • -  Landmarks
  • -  Marble
  • -  Architect Eugenio Raynieri
  • -  Architecture
  • -  Domes
  • -  Historical
  • -  Neoclassical


  • Digital photographs--Color--2010.


  • Digital photographs--Color--2010


  • -  Title, date, notes, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer.
  • -  The Capitol of Havana was begun in 1929 by the architect Eugenio Raynieri. Built to house the upper and lower houses of the Cuban legislature until it was closed by the revolution allocating it as the headquarters of the Ministry of Technology Science and Environment Academy Cuba Science. It is a neoclassical building with a columnar facade and dome of 91.73 meters high. The Capitol marks the km 0 of Cuba's roads for that I will use a 25-carat brilliant that belonged to Czar Nicolas II. Under the dome is a statue La Republica work Zanelli 15 meters high and 30 tons weight in its construction 58 types of Cuban marble and elsewhere also highlights the use of precious woods and stained glass were used. The Capitol is a landmark building in Havana.
  • -  Note in Spanish: El capitolio de la Habana se comenzo a construir en 1929 por el arquitecto Eugenio Raynieri. Piedra para albergar las camaras alta y baja del poder legislativo cubano hasta que este fue clausurado por la revolucion destinandolo como sede del Ministerio de Ciencia Tecnologia y Medio Ambiente de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba. El capitolio es un edificio neoclasico con una fachada acolumnada y un cupula de 91.73 mts de alto. Marca el km 0 de las carreteras cubanas, para ello se utilizo un brillante de 25 kilates que pertenecio al zar Nicolas II. Bajo el domo se encuentra la estatua La Republica obra de Zanelli de 15 mts de altura y 30 tons de peso. En su construccion se utilizaron 58 tipos de mármoles cubanos y de otras partes del mundo. Destaca tambien el uso de maderas preciosas y vitrales. El gran Salon de los Pasos Perdidos mide 50 mts de largo por 14.5 de ancho. El capitolio es un edificio emblematico de La Habana.
  • -  Photographer name from descriptions for photographs taken in same location or with same date range.
  • -  Purchase; Adalberto Rios Szalay; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:144).


  • 1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LC-DIG-ppbd- 03512 [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Tres Rios photograph collection (Library of Congress)


Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022686715

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppbd-03512 (original digital file)

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Ríos Szalay, Adalberto, photographer. Capitolio, Havana, Cuba. Old Havana Havana Cuba, 2010. -09-13. Photograph.

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Ríos Szalay, A., photographer. (2010) Capitolio, Havana, Cuba. Old Havana Havana Cuba, 2010. -09-13. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Ríos Szalay, Adalberto, photographer. Capitolio, Havana, Cuba. -09-13. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.