Government Tower

Description (Brief):

Stereo view by F. Hardesty of a plaza that has a clock tower that is much taller than anything else in the frame. There is a road that leads to the tower and then forks off into two seperate directions. In the background there is a one story building that runs the length of the frame. The clock at the top of the tower reads approximately 4:47. Stamped on verso: "Setereoscopic Views, / of / San Antonio, Texas / F. Hardesty Photographer" Below that there is a chart that lists a variety of other locations that stereoscopes had been made by this company. Below the chart, stamped it reads: "All from Original Negatives and Guaranteed the Finest / ever Made in the South. Also A Large Variety of Miscellaneous Views / of San Antonio, and Vicinity." Below that reads, "Parties wishing Special Views made anywhere will please address:- / F. Hardesty / 32 North Flores Street. (near Military Plaza,) / San Antonio, Texas." Handwritten in pencil on verso in the top left: "OL / T-MM"

Maker: Hardesty, Frank

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Texas, San AntonioAssociated Place: United States: Texas, San Antonio

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0029Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0029Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033

Object Name: stereograph

Measurements: overall: 3 7/8 in x 7 in; 9.8425 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_1447300

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