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Title
[Tomb of Wm. Stephen Hamilton]
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
1989-1295.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. C, leaf 39.
Side view of a large tomb stone; a bottom pedestal has a small bronze plaque; on top of this pedestal is a blocky perpendicular block with a relief bronze profile portrait; to the left see part of a building in the background; a row of leafless trees on the right with other grave markers on ground; on left is more foliage.
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.
"son of Alexander Hamilton. Born.August 4th, 1797, Died August 7th, 1850. Wm. Stephen Hamilton's identity was not known when he died, he was removed from Potters Field and buried here later ... Monument erected by the daughters of the American Revolution."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001393057CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6408
Language
English
Subject
Hamilton, William Stephen,, 1797-1850--Death and burial--Photographs
City Cemetery (Sacramento, Calif.)--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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