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Object Name Print
Title Taylor's Soldiers Barring the Legislature
Catalog Number 1984.12.2
Creator Heybach Bush Company
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-13 W-13.5 inches
Description This is a print based by the Heyback Bush Co. depicting a group of men standing outside Kentucky's Old State Capitol and Annex building following the assassination of Governor Goebel. The lower right corner of the print says, "Heyback Bush Co. Louisville Ky." The captions below the print says, "Taylor's soldiers barring the Legislature out of the State House the morning after Goebel was shot down by the assassin, his object being to prevent the Legislature from formally declaring Goebel the Governor before the hand of death was laid upon him. -From a snap shot by Wolf, Photographer, Frankfort." In the lower left corner, the is an oval-shaped union label.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Event Goebel Assassination
People Heybach Bush Company
Goebel, William
Subjects Capitol buildings
Legislative bodies
Legislators
Assassinations
Governors
Search Terms Old Capitol
Assassination
Goebel assassination
Goebel crisis
Prints
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS