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Gable

The vertical triangular end of a building from cornice or eaves to ridge.

Gothic

A style of architecture developed in northern France and spreading through western Europe from the middle of the 12th century to the early 16th century characterized by converging weights and strains at isolated points upon slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by pointed arches and vaulting.

Greek Revival

A style of architecture in the first half of the 19th century marked by the use or imitation of Greek orders.

Ionic

The ancient Greek architectural order especially distinguished by fluted columns on bases and scroll volutes in its capitals.

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California State Capitol Museum
10th and L Streets
State Capitol
Room B-27
1315 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 324-0333
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