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Term Old State Capitol

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Image of Plate, Commemorative

Plate, Commemorative -

This is an Old State Capitol commemorative saucer. It has a color image of the Old State Capitol at the center. The Annex, iron fence, and an additional building to right of the Annex are present. The plate has a bright green band around the image with gold trim at the edges.

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Desk

Desk -

This is a wooden desk with three Gothic arches on the front (solid front). It has a drawer. The back supports are turned.

Image of Chandelier

Chandelier -

This is a large and ornate brass French chandelier. There are filigree chains running from a top point that is in a cluster of acanthus leaves design to the candlebra base. The base has 18 brass arms ending in candle holders. (Chandelier is now electrified.)

Image of Quilt - Old Frankfort Kentucky

Quilt - Old Frankfort Kentucky

This folk art quilt is titled "Old Frankfort Kentucky," and it commemorates Frankfort, Kentucky's Bicentennial. This quilt is pieced and appliquéd. There is one large panel of sky blue cotton/polyester in the center obverse with an 8-inch white border. It has large appliquéd brown leaves with a single embroidered tan vein along the border. The center has appliquéd buildings outlined in black embroidery. The buildings depicted include the courthouse in the top center, the first hospital at the top left, the Old State Capitol at the middle right, the old prison at the lower left, the cornerstone at the bottom left, and an old hemp mill at bottom right. The buildings comprised of cotton fabrics

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Drawing - Elevation of Old Capitol

Drawing - Elevation of Old Capitol

This is a pen and ink drawing on paper of the front elevation of the Old Capitol. This is the original archiectect's drawing for the capitol building it features the building with it's Greek Revival architecture. The drawing shows a series of steps leading up to the building's six Ionic columns and portico with a door. In the bottom right corner it says "Shryock delin."

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Desk

Desk -

This desk from the Kentucky House of Representatives is of Gothic Revival style. It is a rectangular shape with two drawers and a shelf below. It is a stained oak with a green leather top. The legs are a lyre-like shape with Gothic details. The maker's name "A.C. Cammack" is stamped in the interior bottom of both drawers.

Image of Lumber

Lumber -

This piece of roofing from the Old State Capitol is a tongue and groove board. It is roughly finished and has been cut to form a point at one end. The piece has two small sheets of copper nailed to it. On sheet is rectangular and the other is roughly square. The board has five cut nails partially driven into it. The nail nearest the point is larger than the other four.

Image of Spittoon

Spittoon -

This is a slip formed redware pottery spittoon. It is made of white under-glaze with a black glazed lip. It has traces of red, blue, and black glazed decorative patterns. It has a black glazed interior.

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Plate, Commemorative

Plate, Commemorative -

This is an Old State Capitol commemorative plate, It has a color image of Old State Capitol building at the center with an iron fence along the front. There are fully grown trees covering the Annex to the right. There is a wing building from the second Capitol. The plate has scalloped edges with gold trim and a pink rose pattern with raised sections of filigree designs.

Image of Desk

Desk -

This desk from the Kentucky House of Representatives is of Gothic Revival style. It is a rectangular shape with two drawers and a shelf below. It is a stained oak with a green leather top. The legs are a lyre-like shape with Gothic details. The left hand drawer has a stamp of the maker's mark. The right hand drawer has the maker's mark as well as two signatures.

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c

Image of Print - Hon. William Goebel, Our Martyred Governor

Print - Hon. William Goebel, Our Martyred Governor

This black and white lithographic print features a bust of William Goebel in the center surrounded by a laurel wreath. Under the image and attached to the wreath is a banner which reads "Hon. William Goebel, / of Kentucky / 'Our Martyred Governor' / Died Feb. 3rd 1900 / Tell my friends to / be brave and fearless / and loyal to the great / Common people." There are two American flags behind the wreath, one on each side, along with several ribbons. On the left of the wreath is a banner which reads "Assassinated at Frankfort, KY. Jan. 30th 1900." A similar banner on the right side of the wreath reads "Sworn in as Governor Jan. 31st 1900." In each of the four corners of the poster are different s

Image of Chair

Chair -

This is a Hitchcock-style fancy chair. It has black paint over a red primer grained to resemble rosewood. It has yellow pin-striping and a woven wicker seat. The seat is wider at the front than in the rear. The upright supports of the back have a thumb print design outlined in the yellow pin-striping. The back has a plain crest rail with a scroll profile on the backside. There is one intermediate slat in the middle of the back with the same graining and yellow pin-striping as the rest of the chair. There are two round stretchers on each side and one on the back. There is a flat bar stretcher on the front. There are turnings on the front legs below the seat and atop the straight foot of the c