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  Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
 Collection: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1866
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1866 was Governor James W. Throckmorton. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]

[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]

Date: 1866~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of 200 East Sixth Street circa 1866. The man on horse is William Oliphant who owned a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852. The child with him is Will Carter. The Missouri House, Michael Ziller residence, is in the background.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[St. David's Episcopal Church]

[St. David's Episcopal Church]

Date: December 19, 1867
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of St. David's Episcopal church. There are many people standing outside of the church.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1869
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion from around 1869. Taken from a stereoscope view.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[View of Austin, TX]

[View of Austin, TX]

Date: 1869
Creator: H.B. Hillyer
Description: Photograph of a view of Austin, TX taken from the top of a government building.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Texas Governor's Mansion front and south elevation, unpainted brick, with fence and grounds. The upper balcony is not connected to the columns. Built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1870 is Governor Edmund J. Davis. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a National historic landmark in 1970.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Governor's Mansion]

[Governor's Mansion]

Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion from around 1870.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[View of Austin, 1871]

[View of Austin, 1871]

Date: 1871
Creator: H.B. Hillyer
Description: Photograph of Austin in 1871.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Train on Waller Creek Bridge]

[Train on Waller Creek Bridge]

Date: December 25, 1871
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front view of a steam train paused on the Waller Creek bridge in Austin. Buildings can be seen on both the right and left hand side of the bridge. There are passengers visible on the platform to the left of the train. On the back of the photograph there is a note that reads "With a little steam left this forerunner of a soon-to-be speeding civilization has stopped on the little Waller Creek bridge in Austin to let the passengers from Houston and other points out a the Depot House, Christmas day, 1871." Also on the back there is a note that reads "504 E 5th(?) Houston & Texas Central."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
A Topographical Map of the City of Austin

A Topographical Map of the City of Austin

Date: 1872
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a topographical map of the City of Austin published by P. De Cordova, Texas Land Agency. Original map drawn in May of 1872.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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