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Overview Collection consists of one photograph album and 57 photographic prints taken by photographer Laura Adams Armer in the San Francisco Bay Area between 1899 and 1939. The photograph album includes portraits of family and community members, political candidates, artists, photographers, sculptors and writers. The mounted photographic prints depict various locations in San Francisco, including Chinatown, the waterfront, Telegraph Hill, downtown, and general views of the city. Most photographs show...
Collection — Box: P011
Overview Lawrence and Houseworth were one of the main publishers of stereoviews on the West coast around the 1860s. They sold views primarily of California and Nevada, and the majority of their photographs are of nature scenes, and the wonders of California's redwoods, geysers, lakes and mountains. The collection contains commercial formats - stereographs and cartes de visites. They were taken by photographer Charles Leander Weed and published by Lawrence and Houseworth, who did a brisk business selling...
Identifier: Vault 185
Identifier: Vault 184
Identifier: MSP 3800
Overview Carleton E. Watkins was a 19th century photographer based in San Francisco who made his name documenting the rapid growth of the American West, and whose name is frequently associated with the birth of the photographic medium – particularly with early landscape photography. This collection contains albumen prints taken throughout his career, between the years of 1856 and 1885. The bulk of photographs taken depict the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, and were taken at various points between...
- Subject: Portrait photographs X