Watkins (Carleton E.) Views of San Francisco, Yosemite, and Monterey, ca. 1876 - ca. 1890

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

This collection consists of 16 albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins, circa 1876-circa 1890. The photographs are part of "Watkins' New Boudoir Series Yo Semite and Pacific Coast." The collection consists primarily of architectural views of the San Francisco area, including the residences of Charles Crocker, Mrs. Mark Hopkins, and Leland Stanford. Other San Francisco views include the Palace Hotel, the Cliff House, Montgomery Street, Bay View, and Golden Gate Park. The collection includes four views of missions: Mission San Luis Rey, San Gabriel Mission, and Mission San Luis Obispo in California; and, Mission San Xavier in Arizona. One view of Yosemite and a view of the Hotel Del Monte in Monterey, California are also included.... View collection guide.

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