Inventory of Marine Photographs from the James Porter Shaw Collection [graphic], ca. 1880-1901

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Inventory of Marine Photographs from the James Porter Shaw Collection [graphic], ca. 1880-1901

Collection number: BANC PIC 1905.16899--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1972
Encoded by:
James Lake and Jamie Jesson
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Marine Photographs from the James Porter Shaw Collection [graphic],
Date (inclusive): ca. 1880-1901
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1905.16899--PIC
Creator: Shaw, James Porter, 1884-
Extent: Number of items: 132 photographic prints
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily marine photographs showing vessels in and about San Francisco Bay.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marine photographs from the James Porter Shaw collection [graphic], BANC PIC 1905.16899--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Copied in 1962-1963 from originals in the San Francisco Maritime Museum. Reference copies must be ordered from the San Francisco Maritime Museum.
This collection was previously attributed to Lowden (photog.).

List of Items

item 1.

John the Cook, "Emerald"

item 2.

Lake Merritt

item 3.


item 4.

"Emerald", Sausalito

item 5.


item 6.

Crab fisherman

item 7.

"Aggie" on Lake Merritt

item 8.

"Emerald", getting up the Anchor

item 9.


item 10.

"Comanche" at Mare Island

item 11.

"Ramona", Admission Day

item 12.

"Emerald" at Mare Island

item 13.


item 14.


item 15.

"Aggie" (left), and "Fleur de Lis" at Vallejo

item 16.

"2nd gun at Martinez", [Emerald, center]

item 17.

"Annie" going good

item 18.

Schooner, "White Wings"

item 19.

"Chispa" (Gutte at wheel)

item 20.

Gutte on "Chispa"

item 21.


item 22.


item 23.

Fort Scott

item 24.


item 25.


item 26.

[Appears to be racing]

item 27.

Junk, 1885

item 28.

"Aggie" in the Straits-Moonlight [!?]

item 29.

"Annie" and tug "Sea Queen", 24 October 1885

item 30.

"Emerald", Sausalito

item 31.

Lumber wagon and horses

item 32.

Racing at Martinez

item 33.

"Whitewings" in the Straits-Moonlight [?]

item 34.

Fisherman's Wharf, crab fisherman

item 35.


item 36.

"Emerald", John Patterson, small

item 37.

"Aggie" (?) at Mare Island

item 38.


item 39.

"Rambler", opening day, 1885

item 40.


item 41.


item 42.

"Frolic", opening day, 1885

item 43.


item 44.


item 45.


item 46.

Opening Day, 1885

item 47.

On "Thetis" trip

item 48.

Fort Point, S.F. from hill to south

item 49.

"Emerald" at Mare Island

item 50.

Landing the "Admiral"

item 51.

"Lolita", opening day, 1885

item 52.


item 53.

Opening Day, 1885 [l. to r.] "Thetis", "Chispa"?, "Rambler"

item 54.


item 55.

"Emerald" at Mission Rock

item 56.

From Fort Point

item 57.


item 58.

"Thetis" trip

item 59.

"Whirlwind", 1 October 1893

item 60.

"Whirlwind", 1 October 1893

item 61.


item 62.

"Emerald", Mission Rock

item 63.

Whaleboat at Oakland, 1 October 1893

item 64.

"The Stranger", 1 October 1893

item 65.

1 October 1893

item 66.

Mosquito Race

item 67.

Mosquito Race

item 68.

"Whitehall, small-Mosquito Race"

item 69.

Sloop "Sun", Mosquito Race

item 70.

Mosquito Race

item 71.

Mosquito Race, "Rambler"

item 72.

Mosquito Race, "Thetis"

item 73.

Mosquito Race

item 74.

"Hoisting the Mainsail" - Emerald

item 75.

"Chispa" in Mare Island Straits

item 76.

"Chispa" (Gutte second from right, Oliver second from left)

item 77.

"Chispa" - Sponge Act ["Ike" at right]

item 78.

"Chispa" - Ike at the wheel

item 79.

Gutte on "Chispa"

item 80.

"The Parting Cup" [l. to r., 1.--, 2. William L. Oliver, 3. Commodore Gutte, 4.-- off San Francisco Yacht Club, San Francisco.]

item 81.

"Emerald" [l. to r., 1. William L. Oliver, 2.--, 3.--, 4.--]

item 82.

California Yacht Club-Opening Day, 14 April 1901

item 83.

California Yacht Club, 14 April 1901

item 84.

California Yacht Club, 14 April 1901

item 85.

California Yacht Club, 14 April 1901

item 86.

California Yacht Club, 14 April 1901

item 87.

California Yacht Club - Opening Day, 14 April 1901, [Yawl "Gypsy", Cruiser "Victor", Sloop "Secret"]

item 88.

California Yacht Club, 7 April 1901

item 89.

California Yacht Club, Opening Day, 14 April 1901

item 90.

Fisherman's Wharf, Crab Boat

item 91.

McCulloch, 30 October 1900

item 92.

General Banning, 4 July 1884

item 93.

Schooner off Hunter's Point, 4 July 1885

item 94.


item 95.

Chinese Junk, 1885

item 96.

Chinese Junk, S.F. Bay, 1885

item 97.

Chinese Junk (Oakland Pier in background)

item 98.

Schooners "Granger" and "Garibaldi", 4 July 1885 (Off Hunter's Point, heading for Oakland Bar)

item 99.

Scow schooner "James Byrnes", 4 July 1884

item 100.

Staysail schooner, off Hunter's Point, 4 July 1885

item 101.

Master Mariners Regatta, 4 July 1884, Schooner "Broadgauge"

item 102.

"Mabel Gray", 4 July 1885 [Off Hunter's Point]

item 103.

Fishing boat with lateen sail

item 104.

Schooner "Lurline"

item 105.


item 106.

"Duster", Catamaran

item 107.

[Schooner "Occidental" and two scow schooners] 4 July 1884

item 108.


item 109.

California Yacht Club, probably March 1901, just prior to 14 April opening

item 110.

Point Arena

item 111.

Pacific Navigation Co. ships, at Ainsworth and Dunn's Wharf. "St. Paul", "America", and "Harvester".

item 112.

Timber Chute, Redwood Coast

item 113.

California Yacht Club, Oakland Cree, September 4, 1898

item 114.

San Leandro Bay

item 115.

Oakland Creek

item 116.

Oakland Creek

item 117.

Alaska Packer Ships, Oakland Creek

item 118.

Ships loading lumber. Oakland Pier (Mole)

item 119.

Scow schooner "Wonder"

item 120.

Scow in Carquinez Straits

item 121.

item 122.

Schooner under sail, bow on. S.F. Bay

item 123.

Young Phenix (?)

item 124.

"Chispa", Gutte, second from left; Oliver, second from right

item 125.

On Suisun Bay

item 126.


item 127.

"Chispa", off Meiggs Wharf

item 128.

"The Golden Gate"

item 129.

Schooner "Adeline" at Bolinas

item 130.


item 131.

Wood team in the Sierras

item 132.

Wood wagon and team

item 133.

Schooner "Casco"