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Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West) [Miscellaneous California photographs by I.W. Taber].
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[Miscellaneous California photographs by I.W. Taber]
14 Taber prints


Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912, creator


Includes San Francisco snow scene, an artesian well, East San Gabriel Valley, Mission San Buenaventura, Oakland slip (ferry), San Francisco from Alameda, the Wawona tree, San Rafael Valley, Marinita Tract (San Rafael), Ross Valley and Mt. Tam (Marin Co.), Niguel Sheep Ranch, Santa Barbara Harbor, Strawberry Hill and Lake, San Rafael and Mt. Tam, San Rafael (looking S.W.), and Fort Ross.


[approximately 1880-1890] (issued)


1. Oakland Slip, S. P. R. R. Co. Depot. [Ferry boat slip, with advertising signs for various products] -- 2. San Rafael and Mount Tamalpais. -- 3. Fort Ross. -- 4. Sonoma Co. Cal. "The beautiful snow." A rare study in San Francisco [tree covered in snow]. -- 5. Distant view of San Francisco from Alameda Ferry Landing. -- 6. Mission San Buenaventura, Cal., founded 1782. Ruins of the aqueduct (Conardo Largo) built by the mission fathers. -- 7. Niguel sheep ranch, near San Luis Rey, Cal. -- 8. Marinita Park Tract, San Rafael. -- 9. Ross Valley and Mt. Tamalpais, San Rafael, Marin County, Cal. -- 10. San Rafael Valley, Marin County, Cal. Looking East. -- 11. San Rafael looking S.W. -- 12. An artesian well, East San Gabriel, California. -- 13. "Wawona," 28 feet diameter, 275 feet high, Mariposa Grove. -- 14. Strawberry Hill and Lake, Golden Gate Park. [Stowe Lake].


Photographer's numbers: B 1722, 2432, 2482, 2589, 2687, 2998, 3000, 3168, 3249, 3250, 3480, 3872, 4025, and 6500.


Albumen prints.

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14 photographs : albumen prints ; (boudoir card format)