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Gilbert S. Walker photograph album of California views [graphic].
BANC PIC 2010.098--ALB; BANC PIC 2010.098--PIC; BANC PIC 2010.098
Collection Overview

Title:

Gilbert S. Walker photograph album of California views

Creator/Contributor:

Walker, Gilbert S., creator

Abstract:

Album includes chiefly amateur photographs of California views and the family, social and leisure activities of Gilbert S. Walker, many taken during his years as a student at the University of California, Berkeley. Subjects include Walker's family and residence in Los Angeles (at 414 W. 22nd Street), U.C. Berkeley student life (including possibly a fraternity house on Ellsworth St.), and views of travel and leisure activity throughout California. General locations depicted include the U.C. Berkeley campus and various places in Los Angeles and Pasadena. Other locations and subjects depicted include Cucamonga (including the ranch of a Judge Manchester), Stoddard's Canyon, a "Mexican hut" in Riverside, San Pedro Harbor, Redondo Beach, Avalon (Catalina Island), Santa Cruz (including the Santa Cruz Water Carnival), Pacific Grove, Hotel Del Monte, various California Missions, San Diego, La Jolla and Hotel Del Coronado.

Date:

ca. 1885-ca. 1900 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Walker, Gilbert S -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Pictorial works
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- Pictorial works
University of California (1868-1952) -- Class of 1896
Leisure -- California -- Photographs
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Inscribed by compiler inside front cover: Gilbert S. Walker.
Includes descriptive ms annotations throughout.
Embroidered fabric cover. In ink on front cover: California.
Includes numerous cyanotype prints in addition to printing out paper prints and salt prints. Some prints affixed to paper mounts, others bound directly.
Album presumably bound by compiler. Prints/mounts tipped onto cut-down ledger paper stubs.
Album RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY: Use 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.
Gilbert S. Walker photograph album of California views, BANC PIC 2010.098, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Eva M. Bowser ; 2010.
Gilbert S. Walker was a civil engineer who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (class of 1896).
List of album images available in library.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Cyanotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album and 1 folder (ca. 75 photograph prints) : album 18 x 26 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2010.098--ALB
BANC PIC 2010.098--PIC
BANC PIC 2010.098

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Album RESTRICTED DUE TO FRAGILITY: Use 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.