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Title
Drawing by Vischer of the Spring Valley Waterworks, San Mateo County, California, ca.1861
Creator
Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1861
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a drawing by Edward Vischer of the Spring Valley Waterworks, San Mateo County, California, ca.1861. Caption: "Spring Valley Water-Works. Outlet of the main tunnel, and commencement of the flume to the city. Scenery 4 miles above Crystal-Springs, 27 miles to San Francisco.", "Entrance of the tunnel, 1861". A rider on horseback approaches the flume along a dirt road on the wooded slope. An inset at bottom shows a close-up of the tunnel entrance.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : transparency, photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
transparencies
photographic prints
photographs
art
Identifier
chs-m13094
USC-1-1-1-13246 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-4913...-9565
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m13094
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-4913.jpg
Subject
Art--Vischer, Edward
San Mateo County--General
Spring Valley Water-Works
Water-supply
Mountains
Waterworks
Time Period
circa 1861
Place
California
San Mateo
USA
reservoirs: Crystal Springs Reservoir
Source
1-189- [Microfiche number]
4913; 9565 [Accession number]
CHS-4913; CHS-9565 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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