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April Day 1: Minnesota Art and History

Wed, Apr 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 63

Grp: 7 Benjamin Upton St. Paul 1857 Photographs

Estimate: $1,400 - $2,800

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Benjamin Upton (American, 1818-1910). Group of seven cabinet card photographs--a set of nine with two missing--depicting St. Paul, Minnesota in 1857. Each titled "St. Paul in 1857, From roof of Court House. A set of nine picture No......." Each numbered in ink along the dotted line. With additional locations noted in ink along the lower edge of the photographs. 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: 6 in x width: 8 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.