Photograph of detail work inside State Capitol.
Corbel Under Balcony, Western Staircase, Third Floor, New York State Capitol, Albany, N.Y. Close-up showing details of a ship powered by both sail and steam, surrounded by stylized leaves. (26.5 x 34 cm.)
Issac Perry was the architect of the State Capitol from 1883 through its completion in 1899. Perry hired Louis J. Hinton to serve as foreman of the carvers on the Great Western Staircase and Hinton designed all the purely decorative carving.
New York State Library Manuscripts and Special Collections, Photographs of Sculpture in the Capitol Building (ca. 1890). PRI 3199, #18.
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