Title:Views relating to John William Mackay's career
Creator/Contributor:Mackay, John William, 1831-1902, creator
Views of Virginia City, Nevada, including general and street views, and individual buildings such as churches, mine buildings,
the court house, schools, etc. Also depicted are Silver City, Gold Hill and the Comstock Lode region, Nevada, and Lindon Towers,
the residence of James Flood. Views of the Nevada Bank in San Francisco, Calif., and other banking-related views are also
included. In addition, the collection contains photos of documents (checks signed by MacKay, etc.), political cartoons and
caricatures (regarding Mackay, James Flood, William S. O'Brien, and others), and press clippings about MacKay's mortuary and
tomb in Greenwood cemetery, Brooklyn.
Date:ca. 1860-1902 (issued)
Mackay, John William -- 1831-1902 -- Pictorial works
Flood, James Clair -- 1826-1888 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works
O'Brien, William Shoney -- 1825 or 1826-1878 -- Pictorial works
Banks and banking -- Pictorial works
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Comstock Lode -- Pictorial works
Mining districts -- Nevada -- Pictorial works
Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Virginia City (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Virginia City (Nev.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works
Gold Hill (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Silver City (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown. Presumed to have been collected by John MacKay or his family.
28 items (photographic prints, postcards, caricatures, clippings)
BANC PIC 1905.06257-.06282--PIC