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Portraits and California views [graphic] /
BANC PIC 1905.16120-.16219--PIC; BANC PIC 1905.16120-.16219--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Portraits and California views

Creator/Contributor:

Mackay, Zelda, 1893-1985, creator

Creator/Contributor:

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

Creator/Contributor:

Houseworth, Thomas, 1829-1915

Creator/Contributor:

Shew, William J., 1820-1903

Creator/Contributor:

Britt, Peter, 1819-1905

Creator/Contributor:

Furman, R. H. (Robert Henry)

Creator/Contributor:

Blanchard, James B.

Creator/Contributor:

Maclean, J. Flora, photographer

Creator/Contributor:

Bradley & Rulofson

Abstract:

Primarily portraits by California photographers, of interest especially for the photographers' imprints on mounts. Includes many children and other unidentified sitters. Includes a portrait of Admiral Dot (Leopold Kahn), a little person from California who toured with P.T. Barnum (.16128), a portrait of Frederick Lux, apparently a relative of Charles Lux of Miller & Lux (.16163), a man in masonic costume, a dog portraits (by Wm. Shew), and celebrity portraits of Lotta Crabtree and Ada Isaacs Menken. One Thomas Houseworth promotional cabinet card is present. A carte de visite view of the Last Spike ceremony at Promontory Point, by Savage and Ottinger, is also present (.16174). In addition, views of Southern California, San Diego (3 by R.H. Furman), San Francisco and Monterey areas include adobes, the Hotel del Monte (gardens), scenery, etc. 13 boudoir card views are by, or attributed to, I.W. Taber.

Date:

ca. 1860-ca. 1890 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Lux, Frederick -- 1830-1905 -- Portraits
Crabtree, Lotta -- 1847-1924 -- Portraits
Menken, Adah Isaacs -- 1835-1868 -- Portraits
Admiral Dot -- -1918 -- Portraits
Hotel Del Monte (Monterey, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Freemasons -- California -- Portraits
Children -- Portraits
Gardens -- California -- Monterey -- Pictorial works
Adobe houses -- California -- Photographs
Photographers -- California
San Diego Region (Calif.) -- Pictorial views
Monterey (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California, Southern -- Pictorial works

Note:

collected by Zelda MacKay.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Portraits by photographers: Addis & Koch, Bayley & Cramer, H. Anderson's Mission Gallery, Asher's Opposition Gallery, Bradley & Rulofson, Peter Britt, J. Clayton, Dickman, Dunham & Bluett's, John D. Godeus, Hamilton & Shew, J.H. Heering, Hicks & Co., B.F. Howland & Co., W.B. Ingersoll, A.K. Kipps, Lawrence & Houseworth, Lovejoy & Williams, A.R. Moore, G.D. Morse, Nahl Bros. & Dieckmann, M. Noe, H. Olsen, J.H. Peters, Jacob Shew, and William Shew, J.T. Silva, Vaughan, W.W. Wright, and J. Gurney & Son.
Views by: J.B. Blanchard, R.H. Furman, Jarvis, C.W.J. Johnson, Savage & Ottinger, Wm. M. Stuart, I.W. Taber,
Includes 73 cartes de visite and approximately 20 views on boudoir cards, plus miscellaneous formats.
Some cartes de visite bear Civil War revenue stamps on versos.
Item list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Cartes de visite.
Albumen prints.
Tax stamps.
Portraits-California.
Card photographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
98 photographic prints : albumen ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.16120-.16219--PIC
BANC PIC 1905.16120-.16219--PIC

Origin:

California