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Connecticut Old State House - Gold Leaf Gilding

John Canning & Co. applied traditional gold leaf and gilding on the Charles Bulfinch dome and Lady Justice statue atop Connecticut's Old State House.

Gilding Dome


Location: Hartford, CT
Built: 1796
Architect: Charles Bulfinch
Style: Federal
National Historic Landmark


Connecticut’s Old State House
old connecticut state house
old connecticut state house

John Canning & Co. prepared the surface, primed and gilded each statue and the dome with genuine gold leaf using traditional gilding materials and techniques.