Lot 14 of 168:
Victorian photo album of California vacationers  

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Title:
Photograph Album of Victorian vacationers in various locales around California
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Place:
Various locations in California
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Date:
1897-1900
Description:

256 photographs on 29 leaves. (Oblong folio) original black cloth covers.

A handsome album depicting Victorians on holiday around California.  Locations include Lake Tahoe, Wildwood, Menlo Park, Lakeport, San Mateo, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Stowe Lake, Coronado, and more.  One lovely image is titled "Mex. boy at Tijuana."  Images include scenery, group shots, several pictures of railroad scenes, etc.  Many photos captioned in a contemporary hand.

Donated by McBride Rare Books, New York NY.

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Condition:
Covers a bit worn, images generally clean, a few sunned; very good.
 
Item number:
270090
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