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Title
Russian Hill. 1865
Date Created and/or Issued
1865
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Description
Folder: S.F. Districts-Russian Hill-1865.
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Written on back: "The observatory on Russian Hill was built by a Mr. Hobson who charged 25 cents admission with free use of a telescope. As it never paid it was nicknamed 'Hobson's Folly'.
Negative #152
Type
image
Extent
1 photographic print:
Subject
Districts--Russian Hill--1865
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs

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