Raynors HCA 2017-02
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2017
Cabinet Card Photograph with titled in the negative, “Lion and Bee Houses, Salt Lake.” Light chip lower right to mount, else VG.The Lion House is a large residence built by Brigham Young, in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1856 to accommodate members of his enormous family. A polygamist, Young ultimately fathered 57 biological children by more than two dozen wives, and had many adopted, foster, and stepchildren too. He owned residences throughout Salt Lake City and the Utah Territory, but many of his wives and children were housed in The Lion House. The Beehive House is the older of Brigham Young's two Salt Lake City residences. Designed by temple architect Truman Angell and built in 1854, it stands today as a museum offering tours of what life was like for the Young family back in 1855.
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