Essential Architecture- Boston

Massachusetts State House

architect

Charles Bulfinch

location

Boston, MA,

date

1795-98 (W: 1795-97)

style

Classical Revival

construction

Brick

type

Government
 
  front, photo J. Howe
 
  angle view of front, photo J. Howe
 
  angle view of front, print, from Moses King, King's Handbook of Boston (Cambridge, MA, 1885)
 
  front elevation by Bulfinch (MIT? legal?) [J. Howe]
 
  right flank and front before 1917 additions, tinted photo, from an old postcard (J. Howe)
 
  State House Boston, 1795-98. Charles Bulfinch, architect.
front view after 1917 additions and repainting in white in the 1920s, from an old postcard (J. Howe).
 
  interior, photo, J. Randall Cotton.
 
  Senate chamber, loggia, photo 1988, D. Stillman.
 
  House of Repr. chamber, ceiling detail, photo 1988, D. Stillman.
 
  plan and elevation by Bulfinch, Prints & Photo. Div., Library of Congress.
 

links

 
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