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Pacific Coast photographs and drawings by Merritt R. Hosmer [graphic]
BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB; BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB; BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Pacific Coast photographs and drawings by Merritt R. Hosmer

Creator/Contributor:

Hosmer, Merritt R.

Creator/Contributor:

Russell, Fanny.

Abstract:

Album of 1870's photographs was apparently used as Merritt Hosmer's sketchbook in 1915. Photos show mining and Indians in British Columbia, views along the Columbia River (including Mt. Hood), Portland, the Oregon coast, Yosemite, and San Francisco (including Rincon Hill residences.) A few images of following locations are also present: Chicago, Baltimore, St. Louis, Salem (Mass.), Washington D.C., Hawaii, and Japan. Drawings include many portraits of unidentified subjects, racial caricatures of African Americans, and an Irish Republican Army caricature.

Date:

ca. 1872-ca. 1918 (issued)

Subject:

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Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Photographs
Mines and mineral resources -- British Columbia -- Photographs
Oregon -- Pictorial works
British Columbia -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown. Drawings by Merritt R. Hosmer.
On end paper of album, in manuscript: "San Carlos, Cal. 1915-16", a large "H", and "Fanny Russell Victoria Z.[?] Island July 1872."
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Type:

graphic
Caricatures.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
1 album (72 photographic prints and 8 drawings), 4 drawings and 2 photographic prints ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB
BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB
BANC PIC 1981.026--ALB

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.