Guide to the Stereographs of Yosemite, San Francisco, and other California locations, ca. 1873-1883

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

Guide to the Stereographs of Yosemite, San Francisco, and other California locations, ca. 1873-1883

Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06

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, San Francisco, and other California locations,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1873-1883
Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06
Creator: Reilly, John James
Extent: 53 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, San Francisco, and other California locations, including images of the Central Pacific Railroad taken by J.J. Reilly. Contains one stereo of Utah.
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, San Francisco, and other California locations. PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

Acquisition Information

Consult repository.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains mostly images of Yosemite and San Francisco. There are also views of the Farallone Islands (i.e., Farallon Islands), Mono Lake, Devil's Tea Kettle at Geyser Springs, and various images of the Central Pacific Railroad. Includes one photo of Wasatch Mountains in Ogden, Utah.
Organized by series: J.J. Reilly, Yosemite Valley, Cal./ Photographic Views of American Scenery; J.J. Reilly, Stockton, Cal./ Views of American Scenery; J.J. Reilly, Marysville, Cal./ Views of American Scenery; J.J. Reilly, Photographer/ Views of American Scenery

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Streets-California-San Francisco-Photographs.
Geysers, The (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Railroads-West (U.S.)-Photographs.
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)-Pictorial works.
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Mono Lake (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
San Francisco (Calif.)-Buildings, structures, etc.-Pictorial works.
Farallon Islands (Calif.)-Pictorial works.
Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)-Pictorial works.


Collection Contents

 

J.J. Reilly, Yosemite Valley, Cal. / Photographic Views of American Scenery, ca. 1873-1883

Physical Description: 21 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Yosemite Valley photographed by J.J.Reilly.
Stereo No. 417

The Three Brothers, height 3,830, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 477

Yo Semite Valley, from 2,500 ft., above Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 497

South Domes and Glacier Point, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 499

Bridal Veil Fall, height 900 ft., Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 535

Mount Watkins and Mirror Lake, Canyon cloud effect, Yo Semite, Cal.

Stereo No. 537

Cathedral Rocks, height 2,660 ft., Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 570

Yo Semite Valley, from Inspiration Point, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Clay Street and Plaza, from Kearny Street, San Francisco, Cal

Stereo No. n/a

The Two Sisters, Tuolumne Meadows, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Vernal and Nevada Falls, from Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

The Two Sisters, Tuolumne Meadows, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Lyall Group, from the summit of Mount Hoffman, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Falling clouds over the Yo Semite Falls, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Three Brothers, height 3,820 feet, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.Nevada Bank, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

The ladders leading to top of Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Nevada Fall; height, 700 feet, Yosemite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Lake Tenaya, 10 miles beyond Yosemite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

The Yosemite Valley Snow Plant

Stereo No. n/a

Vernal and Nevada falls, from Glacier Point, Yosemite, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Yosemite Valley, from 2500 feet above, looking west

Stereo No. n/a

Mirror Lake, Yosmite Valley, Cal.

 

J.J. Reilly, Stockton, Cal. / Views of American Scenery, ca. 1873-1883

Physical Description: 3 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

Yosemite Valley photographed by J.J. Reilly.
Stereo No. 556

Vernal & Nevada Falls, from Glacier Point, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 570

From inspiration Point, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

Stereo No. 572

Mirror View of Cathedral Rocks, Yo Semite Valley, Cal.

 

J.J. Reilly, Marysville, Cal. / Views of American Scenery, ca. 1873-1883

Physical Description: 15 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

San Francisco, Farrallone Islands, Mono Lake and C.P.R.R. photographed by J.J. Reilly.
Stereo No. 114

Dining Room of the Baldwin Hotel, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. 123

Golden Gate from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. 125

Safe Deposit Building, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. 139

Cliff House and Seal Rocks, S.F. Cal.

Stereo No. 141

Dupont street from California street, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. 144

San Francisco Looking South from Nob Hill, Cal.

Stereo No. 251

Light House, Farrallone Islands, Pacific Ocean, Cal.

Stereo No. 429

Birdseye View of the Volcanos at Mono Lake, Sierras, Cal.

Stereo No. 479

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Baldwin Hotel, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Natural Bridge, Farallone Islands, Pacific Ocean, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Sugar Loaf Point, Farallone Islands, Pacific Ocean, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Leidesdorff Street, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Donner Lake and Snow Sheds, C. P. R.R., Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Palisade City, C.P.R.R., Cal.

 

J.J. Reilly, Photographer / Views of American Scenery, ca. 1873-1883

Physical Description: 12 stereographs

Scope and Content Note

San Francisco, Farallone Island, C.P.R.R., and Utah photographed by J.J. Reilly.
Stereo No. n/a

Market Street, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

San Francisco, Cal., looking Southeast from California Street

Stereo No. n/a

Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Fisherman's Bay, Farallone Island, Pacific Ocean

Stereo No. n/a

Shag Birds on their nests, Farallone Islands, Pacific Ocean

Stereo No. n/a

Cactus Rockery, Woodward's Gardens, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Lotta's Fountain, looking up Geary Street, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

The Palace Hotel, from Gov. Stanford's Residence, San Francisco, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

The Devil's Tea Kettle, Geyser Springs, Cal.

Stereo No. n/a

Bloomer Cut, C.P.R.R.

Stereo No. n/a

Eastern Round Tea Train at Blue Canyon .

Stereo No. n/a

Wasatch Mountains, Ogden, Utah.