Charles J. Prudhomme Collection

1855-1910


Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles J. Prudhomme Collection
Dates: 1855-1910
Collection Number: P-260
Creator/Collector: Prudhomme, Charles J.
Extent: (Boxes: 5 letter, 1 ½ letter, mc)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Compilation of early photographs, including some tintypes representing the residents of early Los Angeles and Southern California. ca. 1850-ca. 1910, undated.
Language of Material: English

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Charles J. Prudhomme Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Charles J. Prudhomme (1854-1934) was the son of Frenchman Leon Victor Prudhomme and a Californio mother, Mercedes Tapia. He was an active member of the Historical Society of Southern California, and he was a collector of historical artifacts and photographs.

Scope and Content of Collection

Compilation of early photographs, including some tintypes representing the residents of early Los Angeles and Southern California. Series 1: portraits of people. Series 2: views of Los Angeles. ca. 1850-ca. 1910, undated. See also P-78 for additional photographs.

Indexing Terms

Californios