11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

California Photo Album, 1903.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


California Photo Album, 1903. Large landscape-format album of black pages compiled by Sarah E. Daniels from photos purchased and taken during 1903, compiled in 1914, consisting of approximately 315 photographs of sights in Hollywood, Los Angeles, including the home of Paul de Longpré (1855-1911), the Tournament of Roses Parade, with President McKinley riding on a float, roses and plants in Pasadena, missions near Pasadena, the Hotel del Coronado, orange cultivation, the Mount Lowe railway, Catalina Island, La Jolla caves, San Diego, oil wells in the Pacific south of Santa Barbara, the Santa Barbara Mission, the Potter Hotel, Castle Rock, a number of private homes in Santa Barbara, a stage coach traveling to San Marcos from Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, Chinatown in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Robert Louis Stevenson's home, Sherman's headquarters, Redwood trees, San Jose, many photographs of vineyards, the prune industry, cherries, and other orchards of San Jose, Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, views of the moon taken from the Observatory, Stanford University, Mount Tamalpais, native American Indians, Hotel Rafael, San Rafael, Golden Gate State Park, Sansome Street, San Francisco, Strawberry Hill, Cliff House, Seal Rocks, the Presidio, a Chinese restaurant on Dupon Street, San Francisco, Chinese grocery store, apothecary, merchants, schools, temples, and street scenes taken in Chinatown, Yosemite Falls, Cascade Falls, Sentinel Rock, Mirror Lake, North and South Dome, El Capitan, Bridal Veil Falls, Wawona, San Luis Obispo Mission, San Juan Capistrano, San Diego Mission, Mariposa Grove, Mount Shasta, Crater Lake, Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, Balance Rock, Garden of the Gods, Salt Air Pavilion, Great Salt Lake, Wasatch Mountains, and other subjects; some bio-predation to album pages, photographs in good condition, binding perished, 14 x 11 in.
Estimate $600-800

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HOTEL DEL CORONADO, Robert Louis Stevenson, paso robles, Paul de Longpr, Sarah E. Daniels, McKinley, Chinatown, Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Cruz