State capitol at night, Nashville, Tenn., between 1915 and 1930
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- between 1915 and 1930
A color postcard depicting the Tennessee State Capitol at night. Situated in the center of the city at Charlotte Avenue and Sixth Avenue, the capitol building rests approximately 197 feet above the level of the Cumberland River. The building draws on elements of Grecian architecture. It is constructed of limestone, chiseled from the quarries around Nashville. It was designed by Philadelphia architect William Strickland and constructed over a period of ten years from 1845 to 1855. The architect died a year before the building's completion and is entombed in its northeast wall. On the grounds are several monuments and historical markers, including a bronze statue of General Jackson. Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Digital Library of Tennessee
- Contributing Institution
- Nashville Public Library
- E.C. Kropp Co. (Publisher)
- Tennessee State Capitol (Nashville, Tenn.)
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Tennessee--Capital and capitol
Charlotte Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
Sixth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
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- State capitol at night, Nashville, Tenn., between 1915 and 1930. between 1915 and 1930. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/665. (Accessed November 14, 2019.)
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- (between 1915 and 1930) State capitol at night, Nashville, Tenn., between 1915 and 1930. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/665
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/665>.