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.
- 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.
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.
Each panel consists of a whole-plate daguerreotype measuring 19 x 24 cm. Plates 1-6 are framed together.
- San Francisco Panorama, 1851
- Marie Silva
- 2018 June 26
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