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Title
Northwest corner of 6th & Jay street
Contributor
Hepting, Eugene Walter, 1895-1971
Date Created and/or Issued
1936
Publication Information
1936
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1272.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. C, leaf 33.
View of a corner building with short side on left with 2 vertical windows & long side on the right with 8 vertical windows; all windows decorated above with a lintel with a round arch in center; on 1st floor long side are two advertisements for "Enbee Shirts" and "The Davis Store - Men's Furnishings"; to the right is a "Barber Shop" identified on building & beside it on right is the awning for a hotel; roof of building has a balustrade interrupted by 7 chimneys corresponding roughly to windows below; at extreme left is a 3 story "hotel" distinguished by angular bay windows; on extreme right of photo is building with 3 faceted roof domes with peaks. Hotel Bachelor to left.
Walter Hepting was born in Sacramento (father was from Switzerland, mother from Germany). Worked for the State Treasurer's Office. Was amateur historian, collected old photographs and images of Sacramento.
"Old Geo. E. Wait Building, erected about 1889..."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Identifier
VVW-6322
Language
English
Subject
Buildings--California--Sacramento
Stores & shops--California--Sacramento
Hotels--California--Sacramento
Streets--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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