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[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)."
Date: 1867
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Barton Creek Bridge

Description: Photograph of three women and a baby in front of the bridge.
Date: 1860/1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Grist Mill on Barton Springs

Description: Photograph of men on the banks of the springs. Horse-drawn carriage up on hill next to the mill.
Date: 1860
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library