Title:Photographic album of billboard pictures and advertisement clippings
Creator/Contributor:Varney & Green
Prints and clippings of advertisements from printed sources and photographs of advertising posters and billboards on city
buildings, fences, etc. Most are San Francisco advertisements, with some from Los Angeles. Many types of products are represented,
inlcuding food, clothing, tobacco, and entertainment, among numerous others. Many of the billboards photographed bear the
name Varney & Green.
Date:ca. 1900-ca. 1920 (issued)
Subject:Billboards -- California -- Photographs
Advertising -- California -- Pictorial works
Commercial art -- Pictorial works
Original single portfolio album has been disassembled and housed in three sections, labelled Box I-III. Portfolio binding
discarded, with photographs documenting its appearance laid in Box 1.
Compiler unknown: presence of many Varney & Green items indicates this may be a sample book of this firm.
1 album (ca. 1000 photographic prints and clippings) : b&w and color ; 35 x 55 cm.
BANC PIC 1994.011--ffALB Box I (pp 1-60)
BANC PIC 1994.011--ffALB Box II (pp 61-134)
BANC PIC 1994.011--ffALB Box III (pp 135-243)
BANC PIC 1994.011--ffALB