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    Imperial Size Photograph Briggs Hotel/ Stage Stop, Carson, Nevada, ca. 1890s. Large imperial size albumen photograph of the Briggs House in Carson, Nevada was also a stage stop according to posted sign, "Briggs House Meal 25c Stage office to Lake Tahoe and all points South" There are many people posing for un- identified photographer, appears to be three Chinese cooks, one black man, and miscellaneous town folks.

    The St. Charles has been known by several names: 1862 - St. Charles built, 1890-Briggs Hotel, 1894 - Muller Hotel combines with St. Charles to become the Briggs House, 1910 - Golden West Hotel. Mount measures approximately 12" x 10" Image measures approximately 9.5" x 7.75".

    Condition:
    Fine, image has good contrast, mount has stains, tape, scuffs


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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