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Virginia City, 1866

Virginia City, 1866

Date of photo: 1866
Photographer: Lawrence and Houseworth

Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Tags: comstock, cstreet, virginiacity,

Available Sizes: 800x759 | 1024x971 | 1536x1457


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.


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Date Uploaded: January 4, 2008

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/loc3a27939u

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.

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