Benjamin Upton (American, 1818-1910). Cabinet card photograph depicting Ramsey County court house in 1857 in Minnesota. Titled with a stamp and further described with pen "Court House, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Erected 1850-51, Destroyed about 1884. Torn down to give place to new Court House." Inscribed in ink below the photograph is "1857." Numbered "34" in ink along the upper right corner of the mat. Stamped along the verso "Published by E. A. Bromley, Minneapolis, from the original Upton negatives." and "Hill Reference Library St. Paul" along with a library catalog number in pencil.
Provenance: Collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.
Certain individuals are prohibited by law to purchase items in this auction. Descendants of James J. Hill within three generations (Great Grandchildren and closer) are not allowed to purchase items. Additionally, board members of the foundation and their families (spouses, children, spouses of children, grandchildren) are also prohibited from purchasing items.Unframed; Height: 8 1/4 in x width: 6 in. Matted; Height: 12 in x width: 10 in.
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