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Guide to the Album of Views of California and the West, Canada, and China [graphic], ca. 1885-ca. 1895
BANC PIC 1999.055--fALB  
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:1 B 2629: Chinatown, S.F. Cal. The Five Idols in the Holy of Holies in the Joss Temple of Lung Gong. Copyright 1887.

I.W. Taber, Pho. San Francisco

 

:2 B1176: In Chinatown, S.F., Cal. [Crowds in San Francisco's Chinatown at Dupont Street. View from the top of a building.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:3 3002: Balcony of the Chinese Restaurant, Dupont Street, San Francisco. [Overlooking neighboring buildings and the street.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:4 3009: Grand Dining Room of the Chinese Restaurant, Washington Street, San Francisco.

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:5 5965: White Women in Opium Den, Chinatown, S.F. Copyright... May 31st, 1892. [Two caucasian women lying down, one sleeping and the other smoking opium while an Asian male smokes opium on the bed.]

I.W. Taber

 

:6 5347: Scene before the execution of 15 pirates at Kowloon. City, opposite Hong Kong, China. [Pirates are kneeling with their hands tied behind their backs. A crowd gathers to watch. Ships sail in the background]

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:7 5346: Scene after the beheading of 15 pirates at Kowloon. City, opposite Hong Kong, China. [Six men stand behind the beheaded corpses of the pirates.]

Taber Pho. San Francisco, Cal.

 

:8 5315: "A Chinese Execution." [A dismembered corpse of a man lies on the ground surrounded by onlookers.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:9 3092: Wawona Station, Cal. 1887 [A two story building in a clearing of trees.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:10 2538: The Grizzly Giant, diameter 33 feet, Mariposa Grove, Cal. [Five men and two horses pose in front of the tree.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:11 2452: "Wawona"-28 feet diameter, 275 feet high-Mariposa Grove. [A man in a wagon passes through the passage cut through the tree.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:12 A 35: The Half Dome, 4,953 feet, Yosemite, Cal. [River in foreground.]

Taber Photo, San Francisco.

 

:13 5632: Hotel Del Coronado, North East Side, San Diego Co., Cal.

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:14 B2370: The Capitol, Sacramento, Cal.

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:15 4222: Conservatory, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Cal.

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:16 6026: Interior of Court, Palace Hotel, San Francisco. [A single person sits in the court of the Palace Hotel.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco, Cal.

 

:17 3407: Hotel Del Monte front view from garden-Monterey, Cal.

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:18 B2729: Raymond Hotel South Pasadena-From the brook. [A man sits with a dog in the foreground of the hotel.]

Taber Photo., San Francisco.

 

:19 1617: Main Street, Winnipeg. [Ontario, Canada.]

Wm. Notman & Son, Montreal.

 

:20 1513: Quebec From the River. [Two sailboats flank a larger boat in the river with the city in the background.]

Wm. Notman & Son, Montreal

 

:21 [Niagara Falls: A group of tourists stand on the viewing platform overlooking the falls.]

 

:22 2575: Montreal, From Mount Royal.

Wm. Notman & Son, Photo., Montreal.

 

:23 X847: View From YMCA Building, Showing General Offices CPR and Station. [Canadian Pacific Railway.][Vancouver, B.C.?]

Bailey Bros., Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:24 Carnival, Montreal 1885. [Photograph of a poster for the Montreal Carnival of 1885.] "Entered according to act of Parliament in the year 1885 by Wm. Notman & Son in the office of the minister of agriculture."

Wm. Notman & Son, Photographers.

 

:25 [View of a town from a hilltop with a bay in the background. Several large ships offshore.][British Columbia.]

 

:26 1086: Parliament Building--Ottawa.

 

:27 X705: Victoria, B.C. from Government Buildings. [Several small sailboats in river in the foreground of the city.]

Bailey and Neelands, Photographers, Vancouver, B.C.

 

:28 X646: Beaver Canyon, Selkirks, B.C.

Bailey and Neelands, Photographers, Vancouver, B.C.

 

:29 X740: Vancouver, B.C. from Mount Pleasant. [Tree stumps in foreground.]

Bailey Bros. Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:30 X751: Ross Peak, C.P.R., Selkirks, Midwinter. [View of the peak from the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks with snowshed at center.]

Bailey Bros. Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:31 X808: Looking south from City Hall, Winnipeg. [Views of store fronts and signs looking down a large street into Winnipeg.]

Bailey Bros. Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:32 [View of Victoria, B.C. from government buildings across river. Several sailboats pass down river under bridge. Central Victoria in Background.]

 

:33 X792: Bow River Valley and C.P.R. Hotel, Banff National Park. [Shot of entire valley with the Canadian Pacific Railway Hotel in the midground.]

Bailey Bros. Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:34 East Temple St., Salt Lake City. [Taken above street level.]

C.R. Savage Photo.

 

:35 Salt Lake City from Prospect Hill.[Mormon temple under construction.]

C.R. Savage Photo.

 

:36 Garfield, Gt. [Great] Salt Lake, The Pavilion. Looking North. [A large number of people swim in the lake surrounding the pavilion, while others walk along the pier.]

C.R. Savage Photo.

 

:37 Columbia River at Bonneville. [A few houses seen on the opposite bank of the Columbia River, Oregon]

 

:38 743: Vancouver, B.C. From Nelson Street.

Bailey Bros. Photo., Vancouver, B.C.

 

:39 443: Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak. [Town in the foreground.]

 

:40 1202: Leadville from Carbonate Hill.

 

:41 213: Portland. [overall shot of Portland, Oregon.]

 

:42 600: Hill's [Hell's?] Gate Canyon, Fraser River.

 

:43 602: View on C.P.R. [Canadian Pacific Railway] Showing Four Tunnels. [Four men ride on a hand car through the tunnels.]

 

:44 814: Across the Royal Gorge. [A locomotive is seen through a crevice.]

W.H.J. Co. [William Henry Jackson.]

 

:45 812: Suspended Bridge in the Royal Gorge. [A bridge for the train passes over a river.]

 

:46 662: C.P.R. Hotel, Banff National Park. [Front view of the Canadian Pacific Railway Hotel seen through trees with a peak in the background.]

 

:47-66 [Unmounted albumen prints of European and North African scenes, chiefly unidentified. Appears to include: Gibraltar, Algeria, possibly Spain and Italy. Scenes include street views, cityscapes, a procession, a bullfight, and scenic views. Several views may be a world's fair. Formerly laid in album in envelope. Provenance unknown.]