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Date of photo: 1866
Photographer: Lawrence & Houseworth
This view looks southeast across C Street in Virginia City, in 1866. It was photographed from up high on the International Hotel (seen here). In the foreground you can see the W.H. Burrall Pioneer Book Store, and Tho. Hanbridge, Gas-Fitter and Plumber. In the background is the Episcopal Church. In 1875, everything seen here burned to the ground.
This is #715 in the Lawrence & Houseworth Collection.
Date Uploaded: January 4, 2008
Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs
Source URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a27939
Source Caption: View from the International Hotel, Virginia City The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 715. LOT subdivision subject: Virginia City, Nevada. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.