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Muybridge (Eadweard) Stereographic Views of San Francisco Bay Area Locations, ca. 1865-ca. 1879

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

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The Stereographic Views of San Francisco Bay Area Locations collection consists of 42 stereographs taken by Eadweard Muybridge from circa 1865 to circa 1879. The collection is distributed into five Series consisting, for the most part, of garden and woodland scenes from the "Homes of California" series, many captioned "Mosswood, Alameda County" and some captioned "Fernside, Alameda County." Also represented are the following series: "Views of the Pacific Coast," "San Francisco," "California," and "Bay of San Francisco." Many show views of residences and estates featuring interiors and exteriors. Industrial views include the Pacific Rolling Mills (San Francisco) and one view of women at work in the California Standard Sack Company (San Francisco). Some views were published by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, and those from the "Views of the Pacific Coast" series bear Muybridge's pseudonym, "Helios Flying Studio." A number were for a time in the possession of the Monsignor Joseph Gleason Library as part of the Muybridge Lone Mountain Collection.... View collection guide.

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