[STEREOVIEWS]. BLESSING, S.T., photographer. A group of 25 stereoviews of New Orleans. [Ca 1870s].

Regular-sized stereoviews on yellow, cardstock mounts (overall very good). Each with imprint of S.T. Blessing.

Includes various street views, monuments, and other scenes in and around New Orleans.

Titles include: No. 540 The Old Moss Tree, Metaire Race Course [rare] - [no title] St. Charles Theatre [rare] - No. 510 Masonic Hall, St. Charles Street [very rare] - No. 539 Metaire Race Course - No. 517 Moresque Building, Camp Street (made of cast iron) - No. 530 Sugar Sheds, Levee - 62 Negroes Cutting Sugar Cane - No. 564 French (Meat) Market - No. 423 Exchange Place - No. 405 Camp Street, From Lafayette Square to Canal Street - No. 404 Canal Street - Atchafalaya River (arched top view, oversized card) - 425 Canal St. - 308 Notre Dame Church on Jackson St. - No. 407 Canal Street, From St. Charles Street to the River (2) - No. 302 Saint Charles Hotel, St. Charles Street (From Canal) (2) - James Todd's, Bagow Leche, La. - No. 547 Canal Street, From Chartres to Decatur Street - Dennett Leche, La. (arched top view) - No. 535 Saint James Hotel, Magazine Street - No. 542 Canal Street, Shell Road to the Lake - No. 538 U.S. Custom House, Canal & Decatur Streets - No. 521 Saint Joseph's (Catholic), Common Street - No. 531 Dr. Stone's Hospital, Canal Street.

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $400 - $600
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