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Title
Oldest grave (date) in the City cemetary
Contributor
Hepting, Eugene Walter, 1895-1971
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
Publication Information
1938
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1296.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. C, leaf 39.
A large square tomb is set on a pedestal with the name "Davis" on its right side; the information on the deceased is on smooth granite which has a rough granite border; obscured almost completely behind it is another tomb; grave stones and tombs can be seen to the right and the left; a palm tree is in background on the right and a leafy tree in the middle of the background.
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.
"Oldest grave (date) in the City cemetary. Franklin B. Davis.Born 1824.Died...1846. Removed from private cemetary on W street."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Photographs
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 2 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001393058CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6409
Language
English
Subject
City Cemetery (Sacramento, Calif.)--Photographs.--Photographs
Cemeteries--California--Sacramento
Tombs & sepulchral monuments--California--Sacramento
Graves--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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