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Lunt family vacation photograph album

 Unprocessed
Identifier: NODOG-0044

Content Description

Photograph album consisting of 116 black and white gelatin silver photographic prints documenting a family vacation in 1895-1905. Photographs show primarily women travelers to the Hotel Russell in Monte Rio, Sonoma County, California, and the Terrace Grove Hotel in an unidentified location. The women are photographed participating in recreational activities such as boating, hiking in a Redwood forest, and picnicking. Contains a few photographs showing San Francisco street scenes including the White House department store and a boat or ferry named "Vallejo" docking amidst a crowd of people celebrating. Also contains group photographs and portraits of unidentified persons; most likely members of either the Lunt or Branley families. There is one portrait identified as George T. Branley.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Robert E. Lunt. No deed of gift paperwork.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • circa 1900

Extent

0.75 linear feet (Shares box P014 with PC PA 0246. )