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A Birds-eye view of Sacramento Capitol of the State of California
Baker, Geo. H. (George Holbrook), 1827-1906
Sacramento History Online: 2001-2002
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
[Sacramento] : Fire Department of the City of Sacramento
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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View 1 (1999-0168). Entire map -- view 2 (2016-2594). Eagle vignette.
Bird's-eye view of Sacramento surrounded by 36 vignettes of Sacramento buildings, the city seal, and the embarcadero.
Central image of Sacramento shows paddle-wheel steamers and other boats on the Sacramento River at the edge of the city; streets and buildings extending east; mountains (left) and the valley (right) in the background.
Vignettes surrounding the central image include (clockwise from top left): Congregational Church (Rev. J.A. Benton, Pastor); St. Mary's Church, Catholic, (Rev. Mess.s Cassin & Quinn); Grace Church, Episcopal. (Rev. Wm. H. Hill); County Court House. (now used as State Capitol); [seal of Sacramento city]; City Water Works; Jansen's Building (Supreme Court, Kirk & Co. Stationers & Importers, Booksellers; Sacramento City Market.
Ebners Hotel; Pacific Stables & Sutter Riffle Armory, H.R. Covey & Co.; Thos. S. Fiske & Co.'s Banking House, Hiller & Andrews Block; Latham's Building, Namur Confectionary, Boston Drug Store; Eldorado, Keys & Co., G.B. Flint & Co., A. Lamott, Eagle Hat Manufactory; Heywood's Building, New York Saloon; Banking House of B.F. Hastings & Co., Wells Fargo & Co., Supreme Court.
Crockers Store, Chas. Crocker & Co., Dry Goods & Carpets; Dawson House; Sutter's Fort. 1846; Embarcadero or Sacramento 1847. (Sketched at the time by Geo. H Baker); Birch [building], property of Jas. Birch, Orleans Hotel, property of J.R. Hardenburg (Ex-Mayor of Sac), Union Hotel, property of J.P. Dryer (Mayor of Sac.); Polhemus s Drug Store;
Banking House of D.O. Mills & Co.; Stanford Bros. Wholesale Warehouse; Haycock Building, Sacramento Library; J.G. Clark & Co., Furniture Warehouse; Madux Building, Odd Fellows Hall; Post Office Exchange, Lovely's Hotel, Klebitz & Green, E.B. Davidson.
Images on bottom row (left to right): Goss & Nichols Iron Works, Sacramento Iron Works; Rippon & Hall Pacific Carriage Factory; Eureka Engine no. 4 [firehouse], W.C. Fetch Foreman; Sacramento Engine no. 3 [firehouse], J.D. Treat, Foreman; Protection Engine no. 2 [firehouse], J.H. Housman, Alert H[ook] & L[adder] no. 2 [firehouse], A.H. Cummings; Mutual H[ook] & L[adder] no. 1 [firehouse], Geo. Rowland, Confidence no. 1,[firehouse] Wm. B. Hunt; Knickerboker Engine no. 5 [firehouse], J.C. Keenan, Foreman; Young America Engine no. 6 [firehouse], S. Marshall, Foreman; Calahan's or Golden Eagle Hotel (proposed plan)
Negative, no. 1,364 (8 x 10 in.) b/w; (4 x 5 in.) color transparency; (5 x 7 in.) 3 copies, b/w; ( 4 x 5 in.) a - m b/w of selected border images; negative no. 4212 (4 x 5 in.) b/w of partial view; negative nos. 27,351 through 27,384, and 27,388 of the 36 vingettes surrounding the main image.
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
1 print : lithograph ; image & text 30 1/4 x 35 in.
Fire stations--California--Sacramento
Stores & shops--California--Sacramento
Post offices--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Sacramento River (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Bird's-eye view prints
Sacramento (Calif.)
Sacramento River (Calif.)

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