Lot 88 of 168:
Pasadena photo album 1905-6 with Rose Parade  

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Title:
Photograph album of Pasadena and adjacent parts of Southern California, including some of the 1906 Rose Parade
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Pasadena, Cal.
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Date:
1905-1906
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With 99 gelatin silver photographs, each measuring approx. 9.5x12.5 cm (4¾x5") or reverse, mounted on both sides of 50 black leaves, most with captions in white ink; plus 4 small photos affixed to front pastedown. Album measures 14.8x20 cm (5¾x7¾"), flexible leather.

Photograph album recording over a year of activities of a Pasadena family, including six of floats in the January 1, 1906 Rose Parade. Other photographs include a 1905 4th of July picnic in Eaton Canyon; views of and from Mt. Wilson; the Pasadena Library; an adobe building in San Gabriel; the train station at Lordsburg; a great view of the Salt Lake Railroad Station in Long Beach; a shack near Redlands; a bridge over Devil's Gate, Pasadena; the Hotel Raymond and Hotel Maryland, both in Pasadena; the Ocean Park Bath House on Christmas Day, 1905; the Long Beach Bath House; Port Los Angeles; plus various family members, etc. etc. An exceptional vernacular photograph album of Southern California, one of the most compelling we have seen.

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Condition:
Minor scuffing to covers; internally very good or better.
 
Item number:
308470
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