An image of the first Kentuck...

Title

An image of the first Kentuck...

Subject

Two Constitutions

Description

An image of the first Kentucky State House. After two brief 1792 sessions in Lexington, the Legislature met in the Wilkinson House on Wapping Street, in Frankfort, for a year until the first official capitol building was completed. A note on the slide credits the original image to the July 1796 edition of New York Magazine.

Creator

Lancaster, Clay - Contributor

Source

Clay Lancaster Slide Collection

Date

1794-1795 (Date of Work)

Relation


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Written Document Analysis (Source: NARA)
Photograph Analysis (Source: NARA)
Poster/Visual Analysis (Source: Bringing History Home)

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The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820: Empires and Politics
Institution:Library of Congress American Memory
Summary:Portion of online exhibit discussing Kentucky's early statehood, with primary source examples. The homepage offers searchable primary source collection, including Isaac Shelby and John Breckinridge letters, and constitutional convention documents.

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Kentucky's State Capitols
Creator: KY Dept. for Libraries and Archives
Last Updated: 4 May 2005
Accessed: January 2010
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Kentucky's State Seal
Creator: KY Dept. for Libraries and Archives
Last Updated: 3 May 2005
Accessed: January 2010
Summary: History of origin & development of the State Seal, including detailed images & the song lyrics that allegedly inspired the seal's motto. Also links to KDLA's Kentucky's State Symbols.

Identifier

KUK-SLIDE-2371

Coverage

Building a New State (1780-1800)

Files

http://www.uky.edu/~eweig/OMEKA/newstateky/2constitutions/2constpics/const009.jpg

Collection

Citation

Lancaster, Clay - Contributor, “An image of the first Kentuck...,” Kyleidoscope: Explore Kentucky History Online, accessed February 1, 2023, https://kyleidoscope.omeka.net/items/show/3159.