Benjamin Upton (American, 1818-1910). Group of two cabinet card panoramic photographs depicting a view of the Mississippi River and Raspberry Island in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1861. Each titled "St. Paul in 1861, From West Side of river. 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.
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