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    • The Columbus in the Rotunda of the Capitol

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    • This postcard shows a California State Capitol building's sculpture, entitled "Columbus’ Last Appeal to Queen Isabella." It was created in Florence, Italy, by American sculptor Larkin Goldsmith Meade. It took six years to complete and has sat...
    • BBSAC236
    • California State Capitol Senate Chamber

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the California State Senate was taken on September 21, 1950. Goodwin "Goodie" Knight sits in the foreground, in the first row. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1946 and reelected to the same post in 1950. He would...
    • 208
    • California State Capitol - Smith Western

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard provides an aerial view of the California State Capitol building, the state seal, and the Assembly Chamber. The 80-seat room is characterized by its green-colored carpet and coffered ceilings which are painted with...
    • BBSAC310
    • California State Capitol - Pam Bradshaw and Tom Myers

    • 1990
    • Shown, in circa 1990, is the inner dome of the California State Capitol building. From the floor of the capitol to the apex of the inner dome, the distance is 128 feet. The rotunda is also the primary partition between California State Assembly...
    • BBSAC317
    • California State Capitol - Maggie McGurk

    • 1990
    • Shown in this four-framed circa 1990 postcard are offices within the California State Capitol building. In the upper left is the Secretary of State's Office, established in 1902; upper right is the Governor's Private Office, established in 1906;...
    • BBSAC318
    • California State Capitol - Kerry Drager

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard shows the frieze, pediment and dome of the California State Capitol building as well as a statue of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella which stands below the building's interior rotunda. The statue was carved in Florence,...
    • BBSAC319
    • California State Capitol Lobby

    • 1941
    • This April 12, 1941, photograph shows the California State Capitol building lobby and its statue of Columbus' last appeal to Queen Isabella of Spain. Carved in Florence, Italy, the statue was donated to the State in 1883 by local banker D.O. Mills...
    • 217
    • California State Capitol - Jeff Webster

    • 2008
    • This 2008 postcard shows a portion of the stairs scaling one end of the California State Capitol building. The pictured flight -- built of Honduran mahogany -- is a replica of the original set, first built in 1871 by Philetus Burnett out of...
    • BBSAC320
    • Capitol's First Floor Archive Exhibit Room, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the filigreed detail of the ceiling within the California State Capitol's State Archives Exhibit Room. The most distinguishing detail of the parget decoration is a series of California Poppies. The room was restored...
    • BBSAC322
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • California State Capitol, Legislative Chambers

    • 1995
    • Shown to the right in this circa 1995 postcard are the California State Senate Chambers; to the left are those occupied by the California State Assembly. Located at the south wing of the Capitol Building, the Assembly Chamber is graced by a...
    • BBSAC323

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