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Barton Creek Bridge
Photograph of three women and a baby in front of the bridge.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion from around 1869. Taken from a stereoscope view.
[Governor's Mansion & Baptist Church]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion and Baptist Church. "Pease Stero Picture 5"
Grist Mill on Barton Springs
Photograph of men on the banks of the springs. Horse-drawn carriage up on hill next to the mill.
[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]
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.
Pecan Street Looking East from Oliphant's Photo Gallery
Photograph of East Pecan Street (now 6th street) with William Oliphant (who had a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852) on a horse. The child next to the horse is Will Carter. A building in the background is visible and has "Missouri House" painted on the side. It was the residence of Michael Ziller. A sign also hangs from the second floor balcony of the house reading "Austin Motel." Also visible in the background is England & Hannig Cabinet Makers.
Pontoon bridge across the Colorado
Men on horses crossing the Colorado River on a pontoon bridge.
[Scholz Garden]
Photograph of the exterior of Scholz Garden (Scholz Garten/Scholz Beer Garden) with an unidentified man standing in front of the door.
[St. David's Episcopal Church]
Photograph of the exterior of St. David's Episcopal church. There are many people standing outside of the church.
[Tightrope walker John Devier on Congress Avenue]
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)."
[View of Austin, TX]
Photograph of a view of Austin, TX taken from the top of a government building.