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Frank Xavier Riedy collection of negatives and autochromes of California scenes [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2; BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2b; BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2; BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2b; ...
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Title:

Frank Xavier Riedy collection of negatives and autochromes of California scenes

Creator/Contributor:

Riedy, Frank Xavier, 1866-1957, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Staples, H. A.

Abstract:

Chiefly photographs by Riedy, including views of San Francisco before and after the earthquake of 1906, views of Berkeley, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Berkeley fire of 1923, the Panama Pacific International Exposition, and Plumas County scenes. Other locations include Santa Cruz, the Monterey vicinity, and Marin County. Autochromes include mountain landscapes in Plumas County, views of flowers, and buildings of the Panama Pacific Exposition. Also includes a set of 22 aerial photographs taken in 1925 by Staples, along with their original printed envelope bearing the title: San Francisco from an airplane. Several objects of photographic interest are included in the collections: a Jenkins Exposure Meter, a lens board by H. Luster[?] of Burlingame, Calif., and an autochrome plate box from Lumiere Bros.

Date:

ca. 1900-ca. 1925 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Plumas County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Marin County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by Frank Xavier Riedy. 22 photographic prints taken by or marketed by H.A. Staples.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES and AUTOCHROMES : Use of negatives and autochromes only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ORIGINAL NEGATIVES. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Selected viewing prints shelved as BANC PIC 1999.079--PIC.
Gift; of Douglas Riedy and Mae Carter; 1999.
A native of Norwalk Ohio, Riedy moved to California in 1898. He became interested in photography as an employee of Bausch and Lomb. He undertook darkroom work for special customers and also processed his own photographs. These included autochromes and omnicolore plates, both early color processes.

Type:

graphic
Autochromes.
Glass negatives.
Aerial photographs-California-San Francisco.

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
ca. 650 negatives, 12 autochromes and 22 photographic prints : glass, color and b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 in. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2
BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2b
BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2
BANC PIC 1999.079--NEG Box 2b
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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES and AUTOCHROMES : Use of negatives and autochromes only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED ORIGINAL NEGATIVES. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Selected viewing prints shelved as BANC PIC 1999.079--PIC.

Related Item:

San Francisco from an airplane : Staples (Firm : San Francisco, Calif.)