A guide to the Giddings photograph collection, 1904

Processed by: L. Bianchi, July 2016.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
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2016

A Guide to the Giddings photograph collection

P77-002

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, National Park Service
2016, National Park Service

Title: Giddings photograph collection
Date: 1904
Identifier/Call Number: P77-002 (SAFR 24818)
Creator: Fung, Ah
Physical Description: 1 item.
Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
Building E, Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123
Abstract: The Giddings photograph collection, 1904, (SAFR 24818, P77-002) is comprised of a studio portrait of two unidentified Bonaventure (built 1892; cruiser: Royal Navy) officers in Wei Hai Wei, China. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
Language(s): In English.

Access

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Processing Note

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Preferred Citation

[Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P77-002 (SAFR 24818), Giddings photograph collection, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Acquisition Information

SAFR-00001
GOGA-00789
Gift from Mrs. William W. Giddings (Mariam C.) in 1977.
SAFR-00001 is a blanket accession that was transferred from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in September 1988. GGNRA had previously acquired the collection from the San Francisco Maritime Museum when it became a unit of the National Park Service in 1977.
GOGA-00789 was transferred from the J. Porter Shaw Library to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in February 1985.

Historical or Biographical Note

This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

Collection Scope and Content

The Giddings photograph collection, 1904, (SAFR 24818, P77-002) is comprised of a studio portrait of two unidentified Bonaventure (built 1892; cruiser: Royal Navy) officers in Wei Hai Wei, China. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Consists of 1 black-and-white cabinet card photographic print, 4.25 x 6.5 in., of a studio portrait of two unidentified Bonaventure (built 1892; cruiser: Royal Navy) officers in uniform in Wei Hai Wei, China, as photographed by Ah Fong in 1904.
The photograph was assigned an item number following the classified photograph collection classification scheme created by the San Francisco Maritime Museum: P00.30902.

Collection Arrangement

Single item.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sailors
Weihai (China)
Black-and-white prints (photographs)

Collection Contents

Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. P00.30902.  Unidentified officers of the H.M.S. Bonaventure (built 1892; cruiser: Royal Navy) in Wei Hai Wei, China, 1904

Creator/Collector: Fong, Ah
Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white cabinet card photographic print, 6.5 x 4.25 in., p (6-1/2 x 4-1/4 in.) Handwritten on the verso: "My Pal [illegible initials]. Taken 1904. H.M.S. Bonaventure. Pacific Coast S. America & China. 1905."

Scope and Content Note

Studio portrait of two men in uniform, one standing and one seated.