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Views of Donner Lake, California. Photographed by R.J. Waters and Co., ca. 1915
BANC PIC 1961.017 --fALB  
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Description
The Views of Donner Lake, California album contains 16 photographic prints consisting of views of Donner Lake from various perspectives taken circa 1915. The album was created by R.J. Waters & Co., Photographers, for the Donner Lake Co. and many of the views are of an allotment entitled "Sub-Division No. 1." The album was commercially produced, apparently promoting "Donner Lake Sub-Division No. 1" for the Donner Lake Company. The album includes views of a horse-drawn carriage mounted on skates on the frozen lake, rudimentary roads (including Lincoln Highway), the beach in front of Sub-Division No. 1, a panorama of the lake looking west, and scenes taken from the snowsheds surrounding the lake. Also included are views of China Cove, a swimming beach, moonlight on the lake, and Donner Lake Camp.
Extent
1 album (16 photographic prints); 21 x 44 cm. 16 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
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Collection is available for use.