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Early views of Oakland and San Francisco [graphic] /
BANC PIC 1905.12073-.12187--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Early views of Oakland and San Francisco

Creator/Contributor:

Moffitt, James K. (James Kennedy), 1865-1955, creator, collector.

Creator/Contributor:

Rodolph, Frank B. (Frank Bequette), 1843-1923

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, W. S.

Creator/Contributor:

Hecht, T. E. (True E.)

Creator/Contributor:

Behrman, Martin, 1862-1945

Creator/Contributor:

Wulzen, A. H.

Creator/Contributor:

Union Photo-Engraving Company

Creator/Contributor:

Turrill & Miller

Creator/Contributor:

R.J. Waters & Company

Abstract:

Collection includes copy prints of a panorama of Oakland taken by A.H. Wulzen in 1879 (for originals, see BANC PIC 1908.001--fALB). Other photos show buildings, street scenes (including people and vehicles), residential areas, churches, hotels, and many businesses with signs visible. Businesses identified include photographic studios of Strong, W.W. Dames, Wm. B. Ingersoll, A.K. Kipps, and B.F. Butler, Lithographers. San Francisco business blocks are shown, including department stores, Warner's Cobweb Palace, and many other businesses. A few views of Berkeley are also included. Some photos show an unidentified building into which a plane crashed.

Date:

approximately 1860-approximately 1939 (bulk 1869) (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Photographic studios -- California
Aircraft accidents -- Photographs
Carriages and carts -- California -- Photographs
Signs and signboards -- California -- Photographs
Oakland (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works
Oakland (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

collected by James K. Moffitt.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Most photographers unknown. Some photographed (or copy photographs made) by [Frank] Rodolph, W.S. Jones, Union Photo Eng., T.E. Hecht, M.B. (Martin Behrman), R.J. Waters & Co., Turrill & Miller Photo, and A.H. Wulzen.
Includes many copy prints.
Many captioned in negative.

Type:

graphic
Cityscapes.
Panoramic views.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
114 photographic prints : b&w.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.12073-.12187--PIC

Origin:

California