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Taber (Isaiah West) California Scenery, San Francisco, ca. 1885

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

The California Scenery album contains 41 mounted prints taken circa 1885 by I.W. Taber, perhaps while on a photographic expedition along the California coast. The general areas featured in the album are San Diego, Santa Barbara, Monterey, and San Francisco Bay. San Diego area photographs include townscapes, beach scenes, Point Loma, San Diego's Old Town, the Horton House, the Russ School, scenes of an Indian rancheria, and views of the Mexico-United States boundary monument and Tia Guana (i.e. Tia Juana?) Hot Sulphur Springs. Santa Barbara area scenes include the residence of William Wells Hollister, the Arlington House, the Santa Barbara Mission, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara townscapes, and a large grape vine. The grounds of Monterey's Hotel Del Monte are featured, as are San Francisco's Cliff House, Point Lobos, Fort Point, Black Point, and harbor area, all viewed from San Francisco Bay.... View collection guide.

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