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June 5, 2014

Old Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views of San Francisco, ca. 1856

Photographs of the most beautiful views and public buildings of San Francisco in 1856.

View over the city from Harrison Street.

Monumental Engine House, on the Plaza.

View of the City from Stockton street, containing the portions between Washington and Sacramento streets.

View from Russian Hill, from Telegraph Hill.

View from Rincon Point.

View down Stockton Street.

Telegraph Hill, taken from corner of Stockton and Sacramento streets.

St. Francis' Hook and Ladder No. 1.; Knickerbocker Engine House No. 5.

South Park.

North side of Montgomery Street, from California to Sacramento.

Montgomery Block, Montgomery Street.

Merchants' Exchange, on Battery street.

Former Post Office, the rally of the ''Law and Order'' Party.

California Street.

Battery Street.

Alcatras [sic] Island.

City Hall.

View over the City, containing the portions between California and Bush Streets.

Fort Vigilance.

View over Happy Valley.

View of the west side of Montgomery Street, from Washington to Pacific.

View of North Beach, from Telegraph Hill.

View from the Plaza.

View from Kearny street - in the foreground the Orphans' Asylum.

View down Sacramento Street.

The Custom House.

The Cathedral, (St. Mary's Church).

Mission of ''Los Dolores.''

Kearny Street.

East side of Montgomery Street.

(Photos via SMU Central University Libraries)


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