Title:[W.N. Collom photographic views of Bailhache house and Rancho Sotoyome, Sonoma County, Calif.]
Creator/Contributor:Collom, W. N., creator, photographer.
Professional photographs of the Sonoma County residence of John N. Bailhache, popularly known in its day as "Sotoyome Castle".
Bailhache family members, including John N. Bailhache, are depicted posing in each view. One view shows a broader expanse
of Rancho Sotoyome and, in the distance, the town of Healdsburg.
Fitch, Henry Delano -- 1799-1849 -- Homes and haunts -- Photographs
Bailhache, John N -- Homes and haunts -- Photographs
Bailhache family -- Photographs
Mansions -- California -- Sonoma County -- Photographs
Rancho Sotoyome (Calif.) -- Photographs
Healdsburg (Calif.) -- Photographs
Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Photographs
Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer's imprint on backs of mounts: W.N. Collom, photographer, 2532 Mission St., San Francisco. General viewing of
residences, buildings, live-stock, farms, orchards, landscapes..."
Backs of mounts bear descriptive annotations in various hands, including some by a Bailhache family descendant.
W.N. Collom photographic views of Bailhache house, Rancho Sotoyome, Sonoma County, Calif., BANC PIC 2020.060, The Bancroft
Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Marc Selvaggio Bookseller ; 2020.
"Sotoyome Castle" (aka "Fitch's Castle") began as the adobe residence of Henry Fitch, grantee and owner of Rancho Sotoyome,
situated along the Russian River near the present-day town of Healdsburg, in Sonoma County, Calif. Fitch's daughter married
John N. Bailhache, who expanded the house in the late 1870s. The structure was destroyed by fire in 1912.
4 photographs in 1 folder : albumen prints on card mounts ; prints 12 x 20 cm, mounts 18 x 26 cm
BANC PIC 2020.060--PIC