Images of Central Florida

 

Title

Pico Hotel

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Description

Photographic version of an original photographic postcard of the Pico Hotel, Sanford, Florida with horses in front. The postcard is color tinted. Signs around the building say Railroad Dining Room, Restaurant, and Olive Hotel. Printed on the front of the postcard is Pico Hotel, Sanford, Fla. The building was the PICO Hotel (Plant Investment Co. hotel and restaurant located on North Oak Avenue). The building was designed by Sanford architect W.T. Cotter and built in 1887, who gave the building a Turkish/Byzantine style dome. The Turkish style hotel served the railroad and steamboat passengers. The restaurant was run by the Takach family. Inscribed on the back of the photograph in pencil is: 2004.002.0047.

Date

1880s

Subjects

Postcards -- Florida -- Sanford.; Pico Hotel (Sanford, Fla.) -- Photographs.; Restaurants -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs.; Horses -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs.; Black-and-white photography -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs.

Coverage-Spatial

Sanford (Fla.)

Coverage-Temporal

19th century

Side of Image

Front of Postcard

Repository

Museum of Seminole County History

Repository Collection

Russell Hughes Collection

CFM Storyline

Tourism and Hotels

Identifier

DP0003902

Size of Original Image

13 x 20 cm.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information contact the respective holding institution.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.

Date Digitized

2005-08-03

Disciplines

Photography

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