[Tightrope walker John Devier on Congress Avenue]

Description:

Photograph of a crowd gathered to watch a tight rope walker. Caption reads, "Scene on Congress Avenue in 1867, showing exhibition by a tight-rope walker (Devier) across the Avenue from the historic old Avenue Hotel at Eighth and Congress, on East side. The carriage at the left, entering the Avenue, is that of Gov. E. M. Pease (Gov. from 1853-57 and 1867-69)."

Creator(s): Jordan-Ellison
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: 1867  
Partner(s):
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection(s):
Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
Usage:
Total Uses: 3,340
Past 30 days: 75
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1867
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
Date
1867  
Description:

Photograph of a crowd gathered to watch a tight rope walker. Caption reads, "Scene on Congress Avenue in 1867, showing exhibition by a tight-rope walker (Devier) across the Avenue from the historic old Avenue Hotel at Eighth and Congress, on East side. The carriage at the left, entering the Avenue, is that of Gov. E. M. Pease (Gov. from 1853-57 and 1867-69)."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Collection:
Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: C00121
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth125123
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image