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The wildflowers of Yosemite National Park /
BANC PIC 2017.070--fALB
Collection Overview

Title:

The wildflowers of Yosemite National Park

Creator/Contributor:

Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence), creator, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Rolph, James, 1869-1934, former owner.

Abstract:

Professional hand-colored photographs documenting numerous wildflowers found in Yosemite National Park, accompanied by typescript captions that include common and Latin names of the plants, locations where they were found, and the date photographed. Many images appear to be of plant samples photographed in a studio; others are taken in the field. First page includes a Pillsbury view of Yosemite Valley.

Date:

1919 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Wild flowers -- California -- Yosemite National Park -- Photographs
Botany -- California -- Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

by Arthur C. Pillsbury.
Title on first page.
All captions dated 1919.
Per bookseller's description, album was once owned by San Francisco mayor and California Governor James Rolph.
The wildflowers of Yosemite National Park, BANC PIC 2017.070, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Margolis & Moss ; 2017.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
103 photographs in 1 album : hand-colored gelatin silver prints ; sheets 15 x 10 cm, album 24 x 36 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2017.070--fALB

Origin:

California