Title:[Three California stereographs by Carleton E. Watkins]
Creator/Contributor:Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916, creator, photographer.
1: view from Russian Hill encompassing Telegraph Hill in the distance, with Washington Square in North Beach in the middle
distance, and may have been taken as early as 1865. 2: view northward down Stockton Street with numerous people and wagons
or carts, with the bay and Angel Island on the horizon. 3: view of Hademon's Spout Farm depicting a fountain in a garden
setting on what later became the Theodore Gier estate.
Panorama from Russian Hill, San Francisco (No. 7) [Watkins' number:] 768 -- Stockton St. from California (view north) [Watkins'
number:] 2226 -- Hademon's Spout Farm, Napa Co., Cal. [Watkins' number:] 2349.
Streets -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Gardens -- California -- Napa County -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Russian Hill (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by Carleton E. Watkins.
Each card mount differs. 1: yellow mount. C.E. Watkins, Pacific Coast. Copyright statement dated 1867. On back: Paris International
Exposition, 1868, the first prize... -- 2: orange mount. Watkins' Pacific Coast. 26 Montgomery St., opposite Lick House entrance,
San Francisco. -- 3: orange mount. Watkins' Pacific Coast. 22 & 26 Montgomery St., opposite Lick House entrance, San Francisco.
[Item caption], BANC PIC 2001.182, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Provenance unknown. Library purchase from single vendor. Names, presumably of early owners, on backs of two mounts. Item 1:
Saml. Snowden[?] [Samuel Snowden?]. Item 2: A.H. Myrick.
3 photographs : albumen prints on steregraph card mounts ; mounts 9 x 18 cm
BANC PIC 2001.182--STER
BANC PIC 2001.182