Lillie Hitchcock Coit

19th Century

California State Library

California State Library
Sacramento, United States

This photograph of Lillie Hitchcock Coit (1843-1929) was taken when she was four years old. As an adult, Coit was a well-known patron of San Francisco’s volunteer firefighters and the benefactor for the construction of the Coit Tower in San Francisco.


  • Title: Lillie Hitchcock Coit
  • Date Created: 19th Century
  • Physical Dimensions: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.
  • Rights: California State Library / California History
  • Medium: Daguerrotype

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