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Artistic depiction of City of Houston. 1859. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 27, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/8.

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(1859). Artistic depiction of City of Houston. Historic Houston Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/8

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Artistic depiction of City of Houston, 1859, Historic Houston Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 27, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/8.

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Title Artistic depiction of City of Houston
Date 1859
Description Photograph of a printed engraving depicting Houston by French artist E. Therond. This engraving appears to be based on an 1840s sketch of Houston made by a British artist. This image appeared in "L'Illustration" (Paris) and was used by land speculators in Europe to attract entrepreneurs and investors to Houston.
Caption The City of Houston, Texas 1868
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • bayous
  • steamboats
  • bridges
  • Hills
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • engravings
  • copy prints
Language English
Physical Description 1 photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • image, text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 12, Folder 270
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Houston Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation provided by the citation button above. To order a higher resolution reproduction click Request High Res above.
File name fur387-cc.tif
Transcript THE CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, 1868