Interior Old Court House

Interior Old Court House St. Louis Missouri


Stock #: 49339
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: St. Louis
State: Missouri (MO)
County: St. Louis (city)
Publisher: Argro Foto & Postcard Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The dome was designed b y architect Wm. Rumbold and completed July 4, 1862. rum bold obtained a patent on the wrought and cast iron structure used in the inner and outer dome. A similar method was used to construct the dome of the United States Capitol two years later. The murals on the inside of the dome, which is 150 feet high, were the first to be painted west of the Mississippi.