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Some views around Vallejo and Mare Island, ca. 1865-ca. 1910
BANC PIC 1995.022 -- B  
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Description
Some Views Around Vallejo and Mare Island contains 126 photographic prints of the Vallejo and Mare Island vicinity taken circa 1865 to circa 1910. Included are many early townscapes of Vallejo as well as views of many of its institutions and commercial areas, such as the Good Templar's Home for Orphans, the Frisbie House, Plummer & Robinson, Star Mills, The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Church of the Ascension, Georgia Street, Santa Clara Street, Virginia Street, school buildings, the local rectory, and some private residences, including that of A. Powell. Also featured prominently in the collection is the Mare Island Navy Yard. Included are several photographs of ships and dry dock activity, street scenes, buildings, beaches, a U.S. Navy graveyard, and the Mare Island waterfront. Forming a large portion of the collection are the loose pages of an undated album entitled Some Views Around Vallejo and Mare Island. The pages contain mounted and captioned cyanotypes of the Mare Island Navy Yard, the town of Vallejo and its environs --including the Green Valley Falls, then a new source of Vallejo's water supply --and other miscellaneous subjects such as persons from the Sandwich Islands, a Kanacka warrior, a shipwreck in Samoa, and a scene from Honolulu, Hawaii.
Extent
126 photographic prints: 29 stereographs, 9 x 18 cm.; 1 carte de visite, 7 x 10 cm.; 70 cyanotypes, various sizes, mounted on 37 x 31 cm. leaves; 26 albumen prints, various sizes, bulk mounted. 120 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 by the reader.
Availability
Collection is available for use.