Huntington Library > Photographs > Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Cal

Image / Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Cal

Have a question about this item? Contact Owner

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

Title
Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Cal
Creator
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916
Date Created and/or Issued
1877
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Image of the shoreline as seen from the roof of a railroad train at end of the Los Angeles and Independence Wharf with the Santa Monica Hotel on the Palisades bluffs and the Santa Monica Bath House on the beach below in Santa Monica, California.
This is a copy negative (a photograph of another photograph). "Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., Cal." and "From Watkins Yosemite Art Gallery, Portrait and Landscape, 26 Montgomery Street, and Woodward's Gardens, S.F."--text on item. Title transcribed from item; date devised by cataloger based on the history of the Santa Monica Hotel, which was built in 1877 and the destruction of the Los Angeles and Independence Wharf in 1879, and the history of the photographer who made two visits to Southern California in 1877 and 1880.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 10 x 12.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
490091
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/16773
Subject
Los Angeles and Independence Railroad Company
Santa Monica Bathhouse (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Santa Monica Hotel (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathhouses
Beaches
Hotels
Railroad trains
Railroad tracks
Wharves
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

Explore related content on Calisphere: