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[Palace Hotel advertising card, with a portrait of Taliesin Evans mounted on verso] [graphic].
BANC PIC 1954.021--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

[Palace Hotel advertising card, with a portrait of Taliesin Evans mounted on verso]
Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal

Creator/Contributor:

Morse, G. D. (George Daniels), fl. ca. 1860-ca. 1900

Creator/Contributor:

Thomas Houseworth & Co

Abstract:

Palace Hotel card contains a mounted photoprint of a drawing of the hotel exterior, with letterpress advertising text. The diminutive scale of pedestrians and steet traffic emphasizes the building's size. The carte de visite portrait on verso is of Taliesin Evans, author of a guide to California in Welsh, among other works.

Date:

ca. 1874 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Evans, Taliesin -- Portraits
Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Authors, Welsh -- 19th century -- Portraits

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by Houseworth & Co.(Palace Hotel) and by G.D. Morse (portrait).
Advertising card mount somewhat cropped.
Printed on mount: Covers the entire block bounded by New Montgomery... -- 94,000 square feet. Will be completed and opened for business 4th of July, 1875. John P. Gaynor, Architect.
From the T.W. Norris collection.

Type:

graphic
Advertisements-Hotels, taverns, etc.
Cartes de visite.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 photographic prints on card mounts : albumen ; 11 x 16 cm. and 11 x 7 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1954.021--PIC

Origin:

California