Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul Photos

The Minnesota State Capitol built between 1893-1905 was designed by Cass Gilbert. Gilbert went on to also design the state capitols for Arkansas & West Virginia, plus the U.S. Supreme Court. Gilbert is considered one of the most important American architects & the Minnesota State Capitol a architectural landmark.

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Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Capitol dome & central section. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Capitol dome. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Capitol cupola atop dome. St. Paul, MN.
Minnesota State Capitol (1893-1905). St. Paul, MN. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: Cass Gilbert. On National Register.Minnesota State Capitol dome & central section. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Capitol dome. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Capitol cupola atop dome. St. Paul, MN.
Gold Progress of the State equestrian statues on dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.The Progress of the State sculpture group by Daniel Chester French & Edward Potter at base of dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Gold Progress of the State equestrian statues on dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.The Progress of the State sculpture group by Daniel Chester French & Edward Potter at base of dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Eagle carve on dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Neoclassical details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved classical figures on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved classical figures on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Eagle carve on dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Neoclassical details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved classical figures on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved classical figures on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Carved fruits of abundance on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved eagle on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Decorative details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved angel of victory on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Carved fruits of abundance on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved eagle on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Decorative details of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Carved angel of victory on Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Statue of Christopher Columbus at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Christopher Columbus at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Knute Nelson at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Civil War soldier at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Statue of Christopher Columbus at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Christopher Columbus at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Knute Nelson at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Statue of Civil War soldier at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Long view of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Interior of dome at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome interior at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Rotunda at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Long view of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Interior of dome at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Dome interior at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Rotunda at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Section on the presentation of the state capitol part of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on discovery of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on taming wilderness of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on agriculture of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Section on the presentation of the state capitol part of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on discovery of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on taming wilderness of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Section on agriculture of Rotunda mural "The Civilization of the Northwest" by Edward Emerson Simmons at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Inlaid star symbol of the North Star State on rotunda floor at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Stairwell of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Heri Cras Hodie mural reflects past, present & hope for future as expressed in poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson over staircase in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Allegorical mural of three women bearing wings, book & bridle by Kenyon Cox over staircase in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Inlaid star symbol of the North Star State on rotunda floor at Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Stairwell of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Heri Cras Hodie mural reflects past, present & hope for future as expressed in poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson over staircase in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Allegorical mural of three women bearing wings, book & bridle (1904) by Kenyon Cox over staircase in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Stairwell of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Senate chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Front of Senate chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.House chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Stairwell of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Senate chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Front of Senate chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.House chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
House speaker's chair in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Sculpture called Minnesota, the Spirit of Government by Carl Brioschi in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Detail of Spirit of Government sculpture in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol with inscriptions "Trail of the Pioneer Bore the Footprints of Liberty" & "Vox Populorum est Vox Dei". St. Paul, MN.
House speaker's chair in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Sculpture called Minnesota, the Spirit of Government (1938) by Carl Brioschi in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Detail of Spirit of Government sculpture in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol with inscriptions "Trail of the Pioneer Bore the Footprints of Liberty" & "Vox Populorum est Vox Dei". St. Paul, MN.
Skylight in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Owl over hour glass design in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Eagle mural in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Governor's Reception Room in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Skylight in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Owl over hour glass design in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Eagle mural in House chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Governor's Reception Room in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Governor's Reception Room in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Father Hennepin at Falls of St. Anthony in 1680 painting by Douglas Volk in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Third Minnesota Entering Little Rock in 1862 painting by Stanley Arthurs in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Fifth Minnesota at Corinth in 1862 painting by Edwin Blashfield in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Governor's Reception Room in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Father Hennepin at Falls of St. Anthony in 1680 painting (1905) by Douglas Volk in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Third Minnesota Entering Little Rock in 1862 painting (1910) by Stanley Arthurs in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Fifth Minnesota at Corinth in 1862 painting (1912) by Edwin Blashfield in Governor's Reception Room of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Supreme Court chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Justice System Mural by John LaFarge in Supreme Court chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Office Building on Capitol grounds. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Veterans Service Building on Minnesota State Capitol grounds. St. Paul, MN.
Supreme Court chamber in Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Justice System Mural by John LaFarge in Supreme Court chamber of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.Minnesota State Office Building (1932) (6 floors) (100 Martin Luther King Blvd.) on Capitol grounds. St. Paul, MN. Architect: Clarence H. Johnston, Jr..Minnesota State Veterans Service Building (1954) (5 floors) (20 West 12th St.) on Minnesota State Capitol grounds. St. Paul, MN. Architect: Brooks Cavin.

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