Lot 261 of 576:
Pillsbury photograph of Arch Rock Yosemite Valley  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Arch Rock, On Stage Road to Yosemite Valley

Author:
Pillsbury, Arthur

Place:
[Oakland]

Publisher:
Pillsbury Picture Company

Date:
1907

Description:

Panoramic silver print photograph, hand-colored. 9x34¾" (visible). Original wood frame, with brass title plaque. Overall 13x38¾".

This photograph coincides with the opening of the Yosemite Valley Railroad the same year. Pillsbury was hired by the railroad to promote the new line and is likely documenting the arrival of the first passengers arriving in the park.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A bit of fading, title plaque worn; not examined out of frame; very good.


 
Item number:
252257
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