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San Francisco Panorama

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: DAG 11C
Seven-part panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay extending from Happy Valley to Rincon Point, taken in the spring of 1851 by an unknown photographer from 1st and Howard Streets. Businesses and other features captured include: Portsmouth Plaza, Oriental Hotel, Happy Valley Market, Happy Valley Bakery, Ocean House, Cottage Content, People's Market, Vulcan Foundry, Pacific Iron Works, Sutter House, the steamer C. M. Weber, abandoned ships, a laundry woman, and shipbuilding works.

Dates

  • 1851 spring

Conditions Governing Access

Access is restricted due to the daguerreotypes' fragility. Permission of photo archivist required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection, which were created in 1851, are in the public domain of the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Extent

7 photographs

Overview

Seven-part panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay extending from Happy Valley to Rincon Point, taken in the spring of 1851 by an unknown photographer from 1st and Howard Streets.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Warner Brown, 1942 July 29.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copy prints are housed in the San Francisco Streets Photograpy Collection (PC-SF-Streets) under San Francisco General Views, 1851.

General

Each panel consists of a whole-plate daguerreotype measuring 19 x 24 cm. Plates 1-6 are framed together.
Title
San Francisco Panorama, 1851
Status
completed
Author
Marie Silva
Date
2018 June 26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the California Historical Society Repository

Contact:
678 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94105