Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics
Title: Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics
Dates: ca. 1890-1930
Collection Number: photCL 518
Extent: 71 lantern slides in 3 boxes; lantern slides 8 x 10 cm. (3 x 4 in.). See itemized list under "Additional collection guides"
Repository: Huntington Library. Photo Archives
Abstract: These lantern slides make up a group of mostly unidentified slides created by unknown photographers. Many slides show people, children, scenery, and farming; these scenes appear to be in the southern California area.
Language of Material: English
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Lantern Slides of Southern California, Canada, and Other Miscellaneous Topics. Huntington Library. Photo Archives
In house. 2012
Among the identified slides are Mission San Gabriel; Champlain Monument in Quebec, Canada; a 1798 letter to the Maryland Free Masons; the steamship “Parisian” in Liverpool, England; Palmdale, California train station; the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake; and Lucky Baldwin’s Ranch in Arcadia, California.
Hollister Ranch (Calif.)
Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)