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April Day 1: Minnesota Art and History

Wed, Apr 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 67

Grp: 2 Benjamin Upton MPLS 1870 Panoramic Photograph

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Benjamin Upton (American, 1818-1910). Group of two cabinet card panoramic photographs depicting a view of the Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1870. Each titled "Minneapolis in 1870, From Roof of Winslow House. 2 Pictures" Further titled "No. 1" or "No. 2." With additional locations noted in ink along the lower edge of the photograph. All cards further numbered 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.

(Each) Sight; height: 9 in x width: 11 1/2 in. Mounted; height: 10 in x width: 12 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.