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Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-1906
BANC PIC 1992.054--STER  
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    Collection Title: Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection
    Date: ca. 1870-1906
    Collection Number: BANC PIC 1992.054--STER
    Photographer: Gomez de la Cortina family J. J. Reilly Carleton E. Watkins I. W. Taber Eadweard Muybridge
    Extent: 32 photographic prints ; stereograph ; 9 x 18 cm. 32 digital objects
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is available for use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. 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.
    Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gomez de la Cortina Family Stereograph Collection, ca. 1870-1906, BANC PIC 1992.054--STER, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

    Digital Representations Available

    Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

    Related Collections

    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 92/91 m:
    Title: Gomez de la Cortina and Alvarez Rul Family Papers, ca. 1740-1925?,

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Gomez de la Cortina family photographs were purchased by The Bancroft Library in 1991. They were transferred from the Gomez de la Cortina and Alvarez Rul family papers (BANC MSS 92/91 m).

    Scope and Content

    The Gomez de la Cortina collection consists of 32 stereographs collected by the Gomez de la Cortina family, apparently on a tour of the United States. The stereographs date from 1870-1906. The stereographs are photographic prints, except number 24, which is a tissue stereograph. The collection contains work by various photographers: Underwood & Underwood, George W. Griffith, American Stereoscopic Co., Pan American Publishing Co., Keystone View Company, J. J. Reilly, I. W. Taber, Carleton E. Watkins, Strohmeyer & Wyman, E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., B. W. Kilburn, and Eadweard Muybridge. Includes images of President McKinley visiting California, and views of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Berkeley, San Jose, Oakland, and Alaska.
    Some items have photographer's numbers, photographer's series, date published, name of publisher, or place published. The versos of the stereographs have manuscript notes in Spanish. A few stereographs have extensive printed captions in English on their versos. Printed captions which appear below the photographs are reprinted in the container listing. Handwritten captions are indicated with parentheses surrounding the text. Bracketed information was supplied for the container list.