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Title
North side of I street looking towards 7th street
Contributor
Hepting, Eugene Walter, 1895-1971
Date Created and/or Issued
[193-?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1155.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. A, leaf 42.
View from across the street with 3 buildings dominating the view; wagons pulled by horses in the lower left and on right side; on left corner cut off by photo is a 2 story Romanesque-style building with the word "Records" on its flat roof; 1st floor has large round arch; 2nd floor has round-arched windows with a lintel at top;to its right on the corner is a Greek temple-style building with six Ionic columns supporting an entablature and a triangular pediment;perpendicular from this is a 3 story building with a covered porch on 1st floor and windows on 2nd and 3rd floors with a flat roof.
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.
"Building on the right was the Sacramento County Court House and former State Capitol building, the building on the left was the Hall of Records... The corner-stone for this building was laid on September 27th, 1854, by Grand Mastor of Masons, W. H. Howard and was the first corner-stone laid by a Grand Lodge of Masons in California. The building was completed January 1855 at a cost of $240,000 and rented to the State of California for its state offices for an annual rental of $12,000 for the years of 1855 to 1869 when the new Capitol Building was complete and occupied."
Reproduction of original from 1897.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 9 1/4 x 11 in.
Identifier
(C)001393459CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6824
Language
English
Subject
Courthouses--California--Sacramento
Capitols--California--Sacramento
Buildings--California--Sacramento
Streets--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Reproductions
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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