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1840-1879 Austin Pictures Illustrations

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City of Austin, The New Capital of Texas in 1844. Reproduced from "Texas in 1840 or the Emigrant's Guide to the New Republic."


Drawing of buildings of Texas Navy Department, Executive Office and State Department, circa 1840-1879. The sketch is from "The French Legation in Texas" by Nancy Barker.

circa 1840

View of Austin from the top of a government building.


In this early view of Austin, the old Capitol building used from 1853 to 1881 is visible left of center with a snall dark dome.


Northeast corner of East 6th and Brazos Streets-the Ziller property. St. David's Episcopal Church is in upper left and the two story building is where the Driskill now stands.

circa 1860

An illustration of the city of Austin about 1839 or 1841.


IIllustration of Austin about 1839 or 1841. Copied from print in book "Austin Yesterday and Today". Call number: A 976.411 AU76J. Back of title page. Daughters of the Republic of Texas owns the original artwork.

circa 1840

Copy of drawing of early Austin made by Edward Hall. Original sketch in: old and fragile collection, Item 1


topographic reproduction of a drawing, "City of Austin, southern view from Hugh Finnin's place." Drawing was made in 1856 by W. Von Frische. Owned by the Texas Memorial Museum.

circa 1856

Copy of Illustration of the new capital of Texas in 1840.


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