Elijah E. Myers architecture in Austin, TX, United States

Texas State Capitol, 1885, created by Elijah E. Myers in Austin, TX, United States

Elijah E. Myers (American, 1832-1909)

Texas State Capitol

Congress Avenue

Construction of the Italian Renaissance Revival-style capitol was funded by an article of the state constitution, adopted on February 15, 1876, which authorized the sale of public lands for the purpose.