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Album of an early family of Benicia, California [graphic]
BANC PIC 1999.022--ALB
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Album of an early family of Benicia, California


Mizner, Marie Isabelle., creator


Chiefly groups of family and friends at picnics and other leisure outings, photographed by amateur photographers. Individuals pictured include Captain and Mrs. J.C. Ayres, the Mizner family, R.S. Rodman, and members of the Carroll, Hooker, Adams, McAllister, McFarlane, Eldridge, Atherton, Babcock, Pacheco, and Shattuck families, among others. Many images exhibit playfulness and humor. Includes views in and around Benicia, Calif., the Benicia arsenal, the baths (public swimming pool) at Monterey, home interiors, etc. Also includes one view of the band of Geronimo in custody at Fort Bowie, Arizona Territory (dated Sept. 8, 1886), a group portrait of men mounted on horseback who may have been the captors of Geronimo, a group on the U.S. Coast Survey ship C.P. Patterson in Alaska, and an army surveyor at work.


ca. 1883-1887 (issued)


n-us-az -- n-us-ca
Misner family -- Pictorial works
Mizner, Lansing Bond -- 1825-1892 -- Family -- Pictorial works
Geronimo -- 1829-1909 -- Pictorial works
Mizner, Marie Isabelle -- Pictorial works
Family -- California -- Benicia
Leisure -- California, Northern -- Photographs
Pioneers -- California -- Benicia -- Photographs
Benicia (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Fort Bowie (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works


Possibly compiled by Marie Isabelle Mizner, daughter of Lansing Bond Mizner.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Images captioned in ms.
Partially legible spine label may read: Benicia... Chase. [Chase was the married name of Marie I. Mizner.]
Album previously in the possession of an owner of Stag's Leap Manor of Napa Valley, Calif. Stag's Leap had been the home of Marie Isabelle (Minnie) Mizner Chase and husband Horace Blanchard Chase.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

1 album (54 photographic prints) : albumen ; album 24 x 31 cm., images 13 x 20 cm. or smaller.




BANC PIC 1999.022--ALB