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Florida Capitol 1902
Drawing - Water Color Over Pen & Ink On Paper
The Florida State Capitol, in Tallahassee, Florida, USA, is the state capitol of the U.S. state of Florida. The building is an architecturally and historically significant building, having been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The capitol houses executive and legislative offices and the chambers of the Florida Legislature (consisting of the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives). The capitol is located at the intersection of Apalachee Parkway and Monroe Street in downtown Tallahassee, Florida, the state capital. Since the construction of the New Tower behind the original building, the building is the 3rd largest capitol building in the United States, after the US Capitol in Washington and the Texas Capitol in Austin.
This artwork is done from the original photograph taken of the Capitol building in Tallahassee back in 1902. It is a pen and ink drawing with a water color wash to enhance it. It is the first of a series of 6 drawings of the Capitol at different stages of construction and developement.
September 15th, 2011
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