Guide to the Muybridge's Stereographs of Yosemite Valley, ca. 1867-1872

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Geographical (By Place)--California--Central Valley/Sierra

Guide to the Muybridge's Stereographs of Yosemite Valley, ca. 1867-1872

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03

California Historical Society



North Baker Research Library

San Francisco, California

Contact Information:

  • California Historical Society
  • North Baker Research Library
  • 678 Mission Street
  • San Francisco, California 94105-4014
  • Phone: (415) 357-1848, ext. 20
  • Fax: (415) 357-1850
  • Email: reference@calhist.org
  • URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/
Processed by:
Wendy Welker
Date Completed:
August 2003
Encoded by:
UCSC OAC Unit
© 2003 California Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stereographs of Yosemite Valley,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1867-1872
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03
Creator: Muybridge, Eadweard
Extent: 51 photographic prints (mounted), 8.5 x 17.5 cm.
Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
San Francisco, California 94105-4014
Abstract: Stereographs of Yosemite Valley taken by Eadweard Muybridge.
Physical location: Please consult repository.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Stereographs of Yosemite Valley. PC-RM-Stereos: Box 03, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains images of Yosemite Valley taken from various vantage points.
Organized by series: Valley of the Yosemite (Published by Bradley & Rulofson--small cards); Valley of the Yosemite (Published by Bradley & Rulofson--large cards); Views of Yosemite Valley, California (Helios); Yosemite Valley (Helios); Views in the Yosemite Valley, California, and Alaska (Helios).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Subject

Yosemite Valley (Calif.)-Pictorial works.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Helios Flying Studio.
Bradley & Rulofson.


Collection Contents

 

Valley of the Yosemite (Published by Bradley & Rulofson--small cards), ca. 1867-1872

Physical Description: 12 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Small card views of the Yosemite Valley, published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Stereo No. 1134

Early Morning on Moonlight Rock

Stereo No. 1140

The Valley from Rocky Ford

Stereo No. 1148

Pohono, (Spirit of the Wind), Bridal Veil, 930 feet tall

Stereo No. 1171

Tutokanula, (the Great Chief), "El Capitan," 3,300 feet high

Stereo No. 1381

Mount Starr King, from Glacier Point

Stereo No. 1385

Contemplation Rock, Glacier Point

Stereo No. 1388

Summit of Loya, (the Sentinel), from the Dome

Stereo No. 1394

Valley from Lookout Rock

Stereo No. 1396-1397

The Valley from Union Point

Stereo No. 1413

Yosemite Studies

Stereo No. 1493

Reflection of Hunto and Tokoya in the Merced

Stereo No. n/a

[The Old Piete]

 

Valley of the Yosemite (Published by Bradley & Rulofson--large cards), ca. 1867-1872

Physical Description: 29 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Large card views of the Yosemite Valley, published by Bradley & Rulofson.
Stereo No. 1143

Pohono from Moonlight Rock

Stereo No. 1186, 1191

Loya, (the Sentinel), 3,043 feet high

Stereo No. 1193

Falls of the Yosemite, (Great Grizzly Bear), 2,700 feet fall

Stereo No. 1201

Yosemite Creek at Summit of Falls, (low water)

Stereo No. 1202

Yosemite Cliff at Summit Falls

Stereo No. 1215

Falls of the Yosemite, base of the First Fall

Stereo No. 1221

Falls of the Yosemite. Summit of Third Fall

Stereo No. 1241

Tisayack, (the Guardian Spirit), Half Dome, 4,750 feet high

Stereo No. 1244

Mirror Lake

Stereo No. 1248

Tisayack, from Mount Waiya, (Pine Mountain)

Stereo No. 1259

Mount Wild Cat, from Tuloowack

Stereo No. 1272

Piwyack, (Shower of Stars), Early Morning

Stereo No. 1276

Piwyack, (Shower of Stars), Vernal Falls, 450 feet

Stereo No. 1283

Summit of Piwyack

Stereo No. 1287

Wild Cat Lake

Stereo No. 1288

Summit of Piwyack

Stereo No. 1296

Wild Cat Fall

Stereo No. 1322

Juniper Fall

Stereo No. 1325

Trail to Summit of Yowiye

Stereo No. 1337

Little Grizzly Fall

Stereo No. 1340, 1342-1343

On the Trail to Clouds' Rest

Stereo No. 1351

Sources of the Merced

Stereo No. 1354

The Valley from Panorama Rock

Stereo No. 1359

Tisayack, from Panorama Rock

Stereo No. 1438

Yosemite Studies

Stereo No. 1483

Reflection of Cathedral Rocks in the Merced

 

Views of Yosemite Valley, California (Helios), ca. 1867-1872

Physical Description: 2 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Helios Flying Studio.
Stereo No. 14

Poo-see-nan-chuck-ka (Large Acorn Cache), Cathedral Rocks, 2600 ft. above Valley

Stereo No. 126

Abraham Lincoln, 320 ft. high, 54 ft. circumference

 

Yosemite Valley, California (Helios), ca. 1867-1872

Physical Description: 5 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Helios Flying Studio.
Stereo No. 9

Po-no-no (Spirit of the Evil Wind), Bridal Vail Fall. 940 feet tall

Stereo No. 13

The Merced, from base of Pohono

Stereo No. 23

The Domes, from Rock of the Spirit

Stereo No. 75

Tu-lool-we-ack, South Canon Fall. 300 feet

Stereo No. 130

Father of the Forest (Est.), 450 feet high, 112 feet circumference

 

Views in the Yosemite Valley, California, and Alaska (Helios), ca. 1867-1872

Physical Description: 2 items

Scope and Content Note

Helios Flying Studio; No Stereo Number available.
Stereo No. n/a

[Iris of Piwyack]

Stereo No. n/a

[Eagle Rock]