Benjamin Upton (American, 1818-1910). Cabinet card photograph depicting St. Paul, Minnesota in 1868. Titled "St. Paul in 1868 from College Avenue" with the direction S.E. (southeast) inscribed below the label. Additional locations are indicated below the photograph such as J. Fletcher Williams Homestead, Territorial Capitol, and the Catholic Cathedral. Numbered "50" 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; 6 in x width: 8 1/4 in. Matted; Height: 10 in x width: 12 in.
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