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Title
1888, Santa Clara, Agnews Asylum under construction
Creator
Hill and Watkins (photographic studio)
Contributor
Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998 (collector)
Date Created and/or Issued
1888
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library. California Room
Collection
Historic Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Agnews Asylum under construction. Agnews, a state institution for the mentally ill, was completed in 1888 at a cost of $750,000. It had a frontage of 750 feet, and housed over 900 patients.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg2000
Master images scanned at 300 dpi and scaled to 6000 pixels on the longest side. Bit depth: grayscale at 8-bit; color at 24-bit. Images compressed to 800 pixels across the long dimension and to JPEG format. Scanning outsourced to Luna Imaging Inc. as part of an LSTA Grant funded by the California State Library in 2003-2004. Scanning hardware is unknown.
Extent
19 x 22 cm.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/arbuckle/id/810
Language
English
Subject
Building construction
Buildings
Hospitals
Agnews State Hospital (San Jose, Calif.)
Place
Santa Clara County
California
Source
Clyde Arbuckle Photograph Collection

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