The artificial collection consists of over 570 portrait cabinet cards by San Francisco, California photographers and photo
studios collected by the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library. The cabinet cards range in date from
the 1880s – early 1900s.
The collection was collected and assembled by the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library. The collection
includes multiple accessions and donors received over the life of the San Francisco History Center.
5 pamphlet boxes with 570 cabinet cards
All requests for permission to publish from photographs must be submitted in writing to the Photo Curator. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
The collection is available for use during Photo Desk hours.