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Bird's Eye View of Carson City

Early Lithograph of Carson City

Date of photo: 1858
Photographer: Unknown

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/tey0001
Shortlink: http://wnhpc.com/d/33
Tags: aerial, carsoncity, drawings,

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This is supposedly a lithograph of how Carson City appeared in 1858, the year it was founded. Very few of the details here line up with surviving photographs, though, so I think we can chalk up the bulk of this drawing to the illustrator's imagination.

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Date Uploaded: December 30, 2007

Source: Carson City: The Early Years

Source Caption: Early lithograph of Carson City, Utah Territory, 1858. Illustration first appeared in Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity from Hutchings' California Magazine, 1856-1861.


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