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Title
[Tomb of Rev. D.C. Wheeler]
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
1989-1292.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. C, leaf 38.
In center foreground is the tomb of Rev. D.C. Wheeler; a large marker stands on the grave stone which records his birth and death dates and information about his activities as pastor; it sits in the middle of a grassy plot; behind it are seen many tomb stones on grassy plots, placed close together; bare, leafless trees stretch in the background to the sky.
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.
"Born, 1816.Died.1891. Organizer of the First Baptist Church in Sacramento in 1850..."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001393054CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6405
Language
English
Subject
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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