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Mendocino Coast Photographed by Carleton E. Watkins, 1863
BANC PIC 1957.026--ffALB VAULT  
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Description
This collection features images taken in 1863 of lumbering activities along the Mendocino County Coast, north of San Francisco.
Background
Carleton E. Watkins was born in Oneonta, Oswego county, New York, on November 11, 1829. He was the youngest of five children of a Scottish innkeeper. During his youth he became acquainted with Collis P. Huntington, who frequented his father's hotel. Soon after the discovery of gold, both young men went to California, where Huntington later became one of the Big Four who built the Central Pacific Railroad.
Extent
53 mounted photographic prints (in 2 portfolios): albumen; 57 x 83 cm., top corners rounded 53 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Original prints are restricted and may not be viewed unless permission is granted by the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Viewing prints are available under the call number: BANC PIC 1957.026--PIC.