33 photographs of the American West and the Southern Pacific Railroad by I.W. Taber.
Taber was a noted commercial photographer whose studio was based in San Francisco beginning in 1871. Along with his own photographs
he sold work by Carleton Watkins (whose negatives he purchased following Watkins' bankruptcy) and Alfred Hart among others.
By the 1890s Taber had offices around the world, but the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake which destroyed his studio and negatives
effectively ended his career.
33 prints in 3 print boxes
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