West Virginia State Capitol (page 1 of 2 pages)

Cass Gilbert

west wing: 19244-25; east wing: 1926-27; rotunda: 1930-32



Details of the portal and moldings




The portico, balustrade, and entablature

 

Details of the windows

 

The West Wing

 

Entrance to the West Wing

 

Details of the West Wing portal

The heads of Vesta, Neptune and Ceres grace the entrances. Neptune, the God of the Sea, is above the center portal.
 

The interior

Most of the interior is marble. The columned rotunda looks up toward a crystal chandelier hanging from the peak of the dome.


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