Negatives, prints and postcards. Inyo County and eastern California including landscapes; portraits of the Owens Valley Paiute
First resident photographer in the Owens Valley, Forbes photographed primarily Paiute Indians and eastern California scenery.
He maintained a commercial studio in Bishop from 1902 to 1916. Forbes also made panoramic murals and scenic calendars.
46 linear feet (Boxes: letter, ½ letter, 2 record storage, 6 ov, ov folders in mc-14)
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