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Title
[View of Santa Ana Canyon above dam site showing part to be submerged], no. 119
Creator
Friend, Hervey
Date Created and/or Issued
[1891]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2012-0397.
Initial single-arch dam built by Frank Brown and Edward G. Judson between 1883 and 1884. In 1891 began construction of new dam. Frank Brown in 1891 commissioned photographer Herve Friend to document expansion of Bear Valley dam and water system. Between August and September he photographed Bear Valley, Redlands and Moreno Valley. Made a series of mammoth prints (14 x 17 in.) and series of 8 x 10 in. prints which were distributed as individual prints or as albums by Bear Valley Irrigation Company to potential investors.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 11 7/8 x 16 in.
Identifier
(C)001470506CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Bear Valley Irrigation Company--Photographs
Valleys--California
San Bernardino County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Bernardino County (Calif.)

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