Seawall, Photograph labeled Sea Wall, Galveston, Texas
B/w photograph, copy, postcard, colored; 8.0 x 14.0 cm
 Description:  "SEA WALL, GALVESTON, TEXAS."  Painting, The Galveston SeaWall When Completed, by Julius Stockfleth.  Verso:  "The Sea-wall is a massive structure of concrete and stone rising 17 feet above sea level.  The entire city has been filled in to the level of the top of the wall.  Extending 5 miles along the edge of the Gulf of Mexico the top of the sea-wall forms a beautiful promenade boulevard that attracts visitors from all parts of the world."  Published by Seawall Specialty Co., Houston and Galveston, Texas.
Seawall - Artist's Conceptions; Paintings; The Galveston SeaWall When Completed; Stockfleth, Julius (1857-1935); Street Scenes; Seawall Boulevard; Riprap; Gulf of Mexico; Galveston Bay; Seawall Specialty Co.

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Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas. November 2001.