"Michel-Angelo assumed such considerable and prominent position by his genius and authority, that his example necessarily entailed imitation and produced effects on subsequent times. When his deviations were moderate, they were considered by his imitators merely as marks of the originality of his wonderful talent, and by this means proved stepping-stones to the degeneration which marked the ensuing period of the Roccoco style. Amongst his architectural works, the design of the Capitol at Rome, with its wings, may be considered as the most pleasing, whilst as a testimony to his lofty genius the mighty and glorious dome of St. Peter's at Rome, which has no rival in the world, must be adducted as a striking instance."

Modern Capital at Rome

"Michel-Angelo assumed such considerable and prominent position by his genius and authority, that his…

Florial capital S.

S, Floral

Florial capital S.

Floral capital S.

S, Floral

Floral capital S.

Floral capital S.

S, Floral

Floral capital S.

Ornate capital S.

S, Ornate

Ornate capital S.

Ornate capital letter S.

S, Ornate Initial

Ornate capital letter S.

An ornate S to decorate a letter or page.

S, Ornate initial

An ornate S to decorate a letter or page.

The state senate chamber at the capital of Mississippi, Jackson.

Senate Chamber at Jackson, Miss.

The state senate chamber at the capital of Mississippi, Jackson.

The Arkansas State capital Building, located in Little Rock, is the seat of government of the state of Arkansas. The exterior of the Capital is made of limestone, which was quarried in Batesville, AR. Total construction was $2.2 million with today's value of the building being $320 million. The front entrance doors are made of bronze, which are ten feet tall, four inches thick, and were purchased from Tiffany's in New Tork for $10,000. The cupola is covered in 24 karat gold leaf. Construction took 16 years -- from 1899 to 1915.

Arkansas State Capital

The Arkansas State capital Building, located in Little Rock, is the seat of government of the state…

An illustration of the State Capital located in Jefferson City, Missouri. Jefferson City was named after Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States of America.

Missouri State Capital

An illustration of the State Capital located in Jefferson City, Missouri. Jefferson City was named after…

Capital letter T with the front door of a home.

T, Capital

Capital letter T with the front door of a home.

Capital letter T with Faueuil Hall.

T, Capital

Capital letter T with Faueuil Hall.

Capital letter T with a church.

T, Capital

Capital letter T with a church.

Capital letter T with Independence Hall, Philadelphia.

T, Capital

Capital letter T with Independence Hall, Philadelphia.

Capital letter T shown in a severe winter.

T, Capital

Capital letter T shown in a severe winter.

Capital letter T above a prison ship.

T, Capital

Capital letter T above a prison ship.

Capital letter T with an illustration of Algerine Pirates.

T, Capital

Capital letter T with an illustration of Algerine Pirates.

A decorative capital letter T, with two young people in the background.

Capital Letter T

A decorative capital letter T, with two young people in the background.

A decorative capital letter T, with an ornate background.

Capital Letter T

A decorative capital letter T, with an ornate background.

A capital T, decorated with lines and shading.

Decorative Capital T

A capital T, decorated with lines and shading.

Floral capital T.

T, Floral

Floral capital T.

Floral capital T.

T, Floral

Floral capital T.

Floral capital T.

T, Floral

Floral capital T.

Capital letter T with a floral border.

T, Floral Initial

Capital letter T with a floral border.

A framed decorative letter T with flowers and vines.

T, Floral Initial

A framed decorative letter T with flowers and vines.

Capital letter T with pieces of parchment in the background.

T, Initial

Capital letter T with pieces of parchment in the background.

Ornate capital T.

T, Ornate

Ornate capital T.

Ornate capital T.

T, Ornate

Ornate capital T.

A decorative capital letter W with a floral pattern surrounding it.

Capital Letter W

A decorative capital letter W with a floral pattern surrounding it.

Floral capital W.

W, Floral

Floral capital W.

A floral capital letter w.

Floral Letter W

A floral capital letter w.

Ornate capital W.

W, Ornate

Ornate capital W.

Ornate capital W.

W, Ornate

Ornate capital W.

Ornate capital W.

W, Ornate

Ornate capital W.

A capital letter W with the image of a sailing ship in the background.

Pictorial Letter W

A capital letter W with the image of a sailing ship in the background.

Capital of a column from the Great Hall of Xerxes at Persepolis.

Great hall of Xerxes

Capital of a column from the Great Hall of Xerxes at Persepolis.

Capital of a column from the Great Hall of Xerxes at Persepolis.

Great hall of Xerxes

Capital of a column from the Great Hall of Xerxes at Persepolis.

A capital Y, decorated with lines and shading.

Decorative Capital Y

A capital Y, decorated with lines and shading.

Floral capital Y.

Y, Floral

Floral capital Y.

A capital letter Y with a thorny appearance.

Thorny Letter Y

A capital letter Y with a thorny appearance.