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Title
[M.H. De Young laying cornerstone for museum]
Creator
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
1917
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
V2p79c -- v2p109c
In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. II, page 79 center right and page 109 center left.
These photographs are contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Two similar group views of a crowd of dignitaries watching the cornerstone laying of the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum on April 15, 1917. Text written under photo on page 79: "M H de Young laying corner stone New Museum Building G G Park." Text written under photo on page 109: "M H de Young laying corner stone Memorial Museum G G Park 1917."
Also have negative no. (4x5 in.): 29,746.
View 1 (page 79c [v2p79c]). De Young looking towards camera while lowering the stone with a winch device -- View 2 (page 109c [v2p109c]). De Young looking towards cornerstone while lowering the stone.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photoprints; 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. or smaller.
Identifier
(C)001381589CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-4848
Subject
De Young, M. H.. (Michael Harry),, 1849-1925
M.H. De Young Memorial Museum
Cornerstone laying--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Group portraits
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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