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Charles Martin family portrait photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2003.062--AX; BANC PIC 2003.062--PIC; BANC PIC 2003.062; BANC PIC 2003.062
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles Martin family portrait photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Monaco, Louis.

Creator/Contributor:

Bushnell, Frederick H.

Creator/Contributor:

Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912

Creator/Contributor:

New York Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)

Abstract:

Chiefly studio portrait photographs of Charles Martin, Sr. (or Carlo Martinoia, as his name appears on the versos of some prints); his wife Catherine Traversi Martin; their sons Charles Gilbert Martin and Arnold Martin; and other Martin family members and relatives including Linda Martin Moretti, Fiorenzo Moretti, Leopold Martin, Josephina Martin, Emiline Martin, Marie Martin, Joseph Traversi, Josephine Traversi, Delfina Martin Patocchi, and Ben Patocchi. Also includes portraits, group portraits and views of churches and other points of interest taken in Locarno, Cevio and Maggia, Switzerland.

Date:

ca. 1870-ca. 1910 (issued)

Subject:

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Martin, Charles -- Portraits
Martin family -- Portraits
Pioneers -- California -- Marin County -- Photographs
Swiss -- California -- 19th century -- Portraits
Cevio (Switzerland) -- Pictorial works
Maggia (Switzerland) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Many San Francisco studio photographers, including Louis Monaco, Frederick H. Bushnell, I.W. Taber, New York Gallery (D. Sewell & Co., S.F.), and Blake Studio, as well as Healy (Petaluma), Wayne (Petaluma), Sunset Studio (Petaluma), Varney (Sacramento), Rodolfo Cerini (Placerville), Monotti (Locarno), and Fratelli Buchi (Locarno).
Most photographs include descriptive annotations.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Purchase; 20020923.
Charles Martin was born in Switzerland in 1830. He came to San Francisco in 1852. In 1856 Martin settled in Marin County where he developed ranch land in the Chileno Valley of the former San Antonio township. He died in 1905.

Type:

graphic
Portraits-California-San Francisco Bay Area.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box and 5 oversize folders (ca. 60 photographic prints) : b&w and color ; 31 x 36 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2003.062--AX
BANC PIC 2003.062--PIC
BANC PIC 2003.062
BANC PIC 2003.062

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.