Elevated view looking east down Franklin Street in the foreground in downtown Los Angeles, California, with a two-story brick building with the sign "Furniture & Bedding" on Spring Street at far left and the old Los Angeles Courthouse clock tower at the intersection of Court Street and Main Street visible behind it. The first Los Angeles city jail is the square brick building in a courtyard surrounded by a fence at center at the intersection of Spring Street and Franklin Street, with the first Los Angeles City Hill, a one-story adobe building bordering the jail courtyard to the east on Spring Street. "55. Part of Los Angeles from Franklin St. hill."--text, printed in margin. "Not a good view of the city" is handwritten on item. "Mary 5_ 1876."--text, handwritten on verso. Title and date transcribed from item.