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Early photographs of the Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville, including a Civil War view. 1st item: Early CDV of the Capitol, handwritten inscription below "Capital of Ten. Nashville Tenn. 1864". Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland backstamp. Image – 2 1/8" H x 3 3/8" W. Overall – 2 1/2" H x 3 5/8" W. 2nd item: Framed, partially painted photographic print of the Capitol; 2 figures in late 19th century clothing are visible on the porch with hand painted foliage and building in the foreground. Sight – 13" H x 16" W. Framed – 20" H x 23" W. 3rd item: Loose album page of mounted stereograph prints by Otto Giers including 2 exterior views of the Capital Building and 2 interior views, circa 1884. Images – 4" H x 6 5/8" W. Page – 9 1/2" H x 14 5/8" W (approx.). Provenance: the estate of Giers descendant Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Handling grime and toning, corners possibly clipped. 2nd item: Numerous edge losses, flaking in sky area. Capitol and center of image unaffected. Not fully examined out of frame, but image does not appear to be glued down. Frame has been repainted. 3rd item: grime and soiling, adhered to page.