California State Library > California History Section Picture Catalog > The Stanford Hermit

Image / The Stanford Hermit

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
The Stanford Hermit
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Publication Information
Palo Alto, Cal. : Robinson & Crandall
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
Description
Shows Domenico Grosso in his garden. Addressed to Jesse TTT. Jackson, Jr., Boise, Idaho.
2015-0482.
Possibly born near Genoa, Italy in 1830's, came to California in 1869. Known as the Stanford Hermit or the hermit of Jasper Ridge, lived within the Stanford-owned Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve in the Portola Valley. Mined the property for silver. Died in 1915.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print (postcard) 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001534112CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Grosso, Domenico,, d. 1915--Photographs
Italian Americans--California--Palo Alto--Photographs
Miners--California--Palo Alto
Pioneers--California--Palo Alto
Palo Alto (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
Portrait photographs
Place
California
Palo Alto
Palo Alto (Calif.)

Explore related content on Calisphere: