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Rare photographs of old San Francisco [graphic].
BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.3--fALB; BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.1--fALB; BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.2--fALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Rare photographs of old San Francisco

Creator/Contributor:

Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912

Creator/Contributor:

Hecht, T. E. (True E.)

Creator/Contributor:

Magagnos, C. P.

Creator/Contributor:

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Creator/Contributor:

Houseworth, Thomas, 1829-1915

Creator/Contributor:

Strong, J. D. (Joseph Dwight), 1853-1899

Abstract:

vol.1. ca. 1875-ca. 1906, general views of San Francisco, street scenes, individual buildings, Woodwards Gardens, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, etc. -- vol.2. ca. 1860's-1907 general views, street scenes, mansions, Chinatown, businesses, etc. "Selleck's Photographic Gallery" sign appears in one of the photos -- vol.3. 1906, San Francisco earthquake and fire, general views of the city and individual buildings, refugee camps in Golden Gate Park and in La Fayette Square (in a few instances a photographer at work is visible) stores in burned down districts, street kitchens, temporary businesses, etc.

Date:

ca. 1860-1907 (issued)

Subject:

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Woodward's Gardens (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Disaster relief -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works

Note:

Cover title (from volumes 1 & 2)
Includes photographic prints (some copy prints), photomechanical reproductions, photographic reproductions of paintings (some by Joseph D. Strong), color postcards, press clippings, etc.
Photographers include: Cummins Photo, J.B. Moller Photo, T.E. Hecht, C.P. Magagnos, I.W. Taber, C.E. Watkins, Houseworth, and others.
Captioned in manuscript and in negative, many photos unidentified.
Item listing and digital surrogates avaialble for volume 3 only.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
3 albums (ca. 630 items)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.3--fALB
BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.1--fALB
BANC PIC 1981.044--fALB v.2--fALB

Origin:

California