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April (Wayne) Portrait Photograph Collection
SFP 65  
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An artificial collection of over 500 late 19th - early 20th century original portrait photographs by San Francisco studios and photographers collected by private collector Wayne April. Formats include cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, tintype, mounted twentieth century prints, and photo postcards.
Wayne April was a San Francisco resident 1981 - 1999. During his residency, Mr. April collected the photographs in this collection at flea markets, antique stores and garage sales. His focus was San Francisco photographers and photo studios.
8 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize flat box (5 Linear Feet)
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.