This disbound album contains typical late 19th century commercial photographs focusing on hotels, missions, and scenery of
California, particularly California luxury hotels that catered to East Coast winter tourists. The most notable images include
the second Hotel Del Monte, rebuilt after an 1887 fire; Hotel Del Coronado shortly after its 1888 opening; and the Raymond
Hotel and Hotel Green in Pasadena. Also included are photographs of Missions Santa Barbara, San Gabriel, and San Juan Capistrano;
and the San Francisco landmarks of Cliff House and Fort Point.
28 photographs, 2 maps, and 9 reproductions of photographs in 1 disbound album; photographs 13 x 20.5 cm. (5 x 8 in.) and
smaller. See itemized list under “Additional collection guides.”
All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or
imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Access is granted to qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact the Curator of Photographs at the Huntington