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Bishop collection of California missions and historic views [graphic]
BANC PIC 1990.031--AX Box 2; BANC PIC 1990.031--AX Box 3; BANC PIC 1990.031--AX PIC.Box 1; BANC PIC 1990.031--AX; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Bishop collection of California missions and historic views

Creator/Contributor:

Bishop, Josephine Hall, 1841-1917, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Creator/Contributor:

Vischer, Edward.

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Seth C.

Creator/Contributor:

Vickery, W. K. (William K.)

Abstract:

Mainly views of California's Spanish missions; also contains San Francisco views, Golden Gate Park, Monterey and vicinity (including the Chinese fishing village),coastal views near San Francisco, Santa Cruz County, and photos of sailboats. May include some Baja California views.

Date:

ca. 1870-ca. 1917 (issued)

Subject:

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Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Photographs
Sailboats -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Santa Cruz County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by W[illiam?] K. Vickery, C.E. Watkins, Seth C. Jones, Carrie Anderson, and others. Also includes some 19th century photographs E. Vischer drawings, and one original sketch attributed to Vischer.
Also includes photomechanical prints (phototypes, etc.), photographs printed on silk, and a few stereographs or half-stereographs.
Many images mounted on heavy paper, possibly by collector. W.K. Vickery is stamped on many mounts, but role as photographer, publisher, or perhaps collector is unclear. Some may be copy prints (ca. 1900?) of earlier albumen photographs.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
Josephine Hall Bishop was daughter of geologist James Hall and the wife of San Francisco attorney Thomas Benton Bishop. His Thomas B. Bishop Co. owned the San Ramon Rancho, later the Bishop Ranch development. Mrs. Bishop had a private museum attached to her home.

Type:

graphic
Landscapes (Representations)-California.
Cloth photographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
3 boxes and 5 oversize items (ca. 700 photographic prints and photomechanical prints) : some albumen, b&w ; various sizes, + ephemera.

Language:

English

Identifier:

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BANC PIC 1990.031--AX Box 2
BANC PIC 1990.031--AX Box 3
BANC PIC 1990.031--AX PIC.Box 1
BANC PIC 1990.031--AX
BANC PIC 1990.031--AX

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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