Government Depot

Government Depot

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Stereo view by San Antonio View Company of an elevated view looking down upon a courtyard with several trees that are surrounded by two prominenant buildings in the middle ground. In the background there is a cluster of buildings in a flat desert landscape. In the middle of the frame there is a horse or mule attached to a carriage. Handwritten in pencil on verso: "Government Depot" Stamped on verso: "Setereoscopic Views, / of San Antonio, Texas / by the / San Antonio View Company / F. Hardesty Manager" 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. Sent by Mail for $1.50 Per Dozen, Also A Large Variety of Miscellaneous Views of San Antonio / and vicinity" Below that reads, "Parties wishing Special Views made anywhere, will please address / San Antonio View Company / Veramendi Street, San Antonio, Texas."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stereograph
maker
Hardesty, Frank
place made
United States: Texas, San Antonio
associated place
United States: Texas, San Antonio
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 7 in; 9.8425 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0025
catalog number
2012.3033.0025
nonaccession number
2012.3033
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