Virginia City, 1866

Tags: comstock , cstreet , virginiacity

Date of photo: 1866

Photographer: Lawrence and Houseworth

Source : Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

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This view looks east across C Street in Virginia City, and down towards Six Mile Canyon. It was photographed in 1866 from up high on the International Hotel (seen here). In 1875, most everything seen here burned to the ground.

This is #716 in the Lawrence & Houseworth Collection.

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Source Caption: Looking east from International Hotel, Virginia City

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view.

Gems of California scenery, no. 716.

LOT subdivision subject: Virginia City, Nevada.

This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

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