Iowa State Capitol
John Canning & Co. provided paint analysis, exposures, pattern documentation, and historic restoration of Elmer Garnsey's 1886 decorative paint, plaster, and woodwork design.
Location: Des Moines, IA
Original Architects: Alfred H. Piquenard, John C. Cochrane, Edward Clark, Mifflin E. Bell, and W.F. Hackney Edward Townsend, John G. Haskell
John Canning & Co. restored and conserved the plaster and decorative painting in over twenty spaces in the Iowa State Capitol.
Additionally, John Canning & Co. assisted the architect and their consultants by providing multiple large exposures with pattern documentation and color matching.