A commemorative vase containing the image of the Ohio Statehouse. Below the image is the caption, "State Capitol, Columbus, Ohio." On the bottom of the vase is stamped, "Made in Germany for The Z.L. Whyta Co., Columbus, Ohio."
A handwritten letter from a young woman who attended the opening reception at the new Ohio state house in January 1859. She discusses the menu and music as well as the enormity of the crowd in attendance.