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Title
California Powder Works & Peyton home on hill
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1875 and 1895?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Shows buildings, forested hillside, San Lorenzo River, residence atop hill.
2010-1181.
Powder Works established in 1861 by San Francisco capitalists in answer to lack of black powder due to Civil War. Built along San Lorenzo River two and a half miles north of Santa Cruz. Second superintendent, Bernard Peyton, built mansion on hilltop in modern Italian style.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print on boudoir card ; 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001419553CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Peyton, Bernard--Homes and haunts--Photographs
California Powder Works--Photographs
Gunpowder
Factories--California--Santa Cruz County
Rivers--California--Santa Cruz County
Mansions--California--Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--Photographs
San Lorenzo River (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Boudoir card photographs
Place
California
Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)
San Lorenzo River (Calif.)

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