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Art by State: Kansas

Art by State: Kansas

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Kansas

Kansas
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

John J. Ingalls (Senator)

Statue
Photograph

H-217

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Charles Curtis (by Moses A. Wainer Dykaar)

Painting

Senate wing

John J. Ingalls, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 13, 2013