The Bakewell & Brown photograph collection contains images of several major
buildings designed by the architectural firm of Bakewell & Brown, including an album of construction
progress photographs of Pasadena City Hall. Also pictured are some residences, including Bakewell's own
residence, portraits of John Bakewell, and reproductions of John Bakewell's student drawings.
The architectural firm of Bakewell & Brown was formed in 1905 by John Bakewell, Jr and Arthur Brown,
Jr in San Francisco, California. Bakewell and Brown had been students together at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in
Paris from 1897-1901. Arthur Brown, Jr. acted as the design partner in the firm, while John Bakewell, Jr.
handled the administrative and financial tasks.
Number of containers: 1 box, 10 oversize folders, 2 albums (ca. 300 photographic prints and 30 drawings)
Linear feet: approximately 2
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in
writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000.
Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright
owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Collection is open for research.