Views of California. 46 albumen cabinet photographs, circa 1880s-1890s. ISAIAH WEST TABER.
Views of California. 46 albumen cabinet photographs, circa 1880s-1890s.
Views of California. 46 albumen cabinet photographs, circa 1880s-1890s.

Views of California. 46 albumen cabinet photographs, circa 1880s-1890s. San Francisco: Isaiah W. Taber, n.d. 1886 or 1890s. 46 albumen cabinet photographs in a late nineteenth-century presentation album titled "Views of California / Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Drew / From / G. H. Umbsen. All the photographs measure approximately 5x8 inches vertically or 8x5 inches horizontally; each is captioned and numbered in the lower margin of the image. Album page size is approximately 6 3/4 x 11 inches. An exceptional album of Taber photographs illustrating a California grand tour from one end of the state to the other. The subjects of fifteen photographs are the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa and Calaveras big tree groves. The other subjects include San Francisco, points north of San Francisco (Geysers, Mt. Shasta and Castle Crags), south of San Francisco (Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel Mission), and Southern California (including photographs of Hotel Del Monte and Hotel del Coronado). The images included are: (1) Bridal Veil Falls, 900 feet, #962 (2) Mrs. Mark Hopkins' Residence, S.F., Cal., #100 (3) Cable Street-Cars, San Francisco, Cal., #46 (4) Gov. Stanford's Residence, San Francisco, Cal., #35 (5) Capitan, Reflected, 3,300 feet, #815 (6) Yosemite Falls, #366 (7) Vernal Fall -- 350 Feet, #751 (8) Burnt Section, 80 feet from stump, Mariposa Grove, #797 (9) Half Dome, 5,000 ft. and Glacier Point, #2665 (10) Mammoth Grove Hotel, Calaveras Grove, #979 (11) "Grizzly Giant," 33 feet diam, #828 (12) Sutro Heights, San Francisco, Cal., 1886, Parapet, Cliff House and Pacific Ocean, #44 (13) The Sentinel, 3065 ft. -- from the Valley, #2648 (14) Section of 'Wawona," #2453 (15) Vernal Falls, 350 ft., from Lady Franklin Rock, #2637 (16) Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, Cal., #1980 (17) Cliff House from Beach Drive, #1274 (18) Instantaneous View, Beach at Cliff House, #1481 (19) Bridal Veil Falls, 900 feet, #1059 (20) General View of Yosemite Valley from Artist's Point, #3232 (21) The Alameda (main walk) Presidio, San Francisco, #2816 (22) Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, #2419 (23) "Cathedral Spires," 2.660 feet, #2626 (24) Big Trees, Felton, Santa Cruz Co., #1709 (25) View of Oakland and Pier from Top S. P. R. R. Co. Depot, #1723 (26) Geysers, Devil's Canyon, #928 (27) Surf Bathing at Santa Monica, Cal., 4232 (28) Hotel del Monte, full front view, #4363 (29) Hotel del Coronado from North -- Coronado, San Diego Co., Cal., #4296 (30) An Orange Grove, San Gabriel Valley, California, #3952 (31) Golden Gate View from Telegraph Hill, #3944 (32) The Golden Gate from above Fort Point, #4381 (33) Market Street, San Francisco, from Lotta's Fountain, #3374 (34) The Three Brothers, 4,000 ft., looking up the Valley, #2625 (35) A Forest Stream in Santa Cruz Co., Cal. -- A Study, #2464 (36) Mt. Shasta from Strawberry Valley, #2104 (37) Black Butte and Mt. Shasta, #2105 (38) Castle Rock, Lower Soda Spring, #2097 (39) Santa Barbara Harbor, Yacht Casco at Anchor, #1407 (40) Mission San Luis Rey, Cal. -- founded 1798 -- general view, #2969 (41) Mrs. Mark Hopkins and Gov. Stanford Mansions, S.F., Cal., #99 (42) Live Oak at Hotel del Monte, #2277 (43) Cypress Tree near Monterey, #2290 (44) Instantaneous View, Beach at Cliff House, #551 (45) Carmel Mission, Established 1770, #303 (46) Arches on Cliff Road, Santa Cruz, #1366. Leather rubbed, professionally refurbished and rebacked. Album leaves wavy and some are foxed. The images are bright and sharp, excellent copies overall. Enclosed in a custom cloth slipcase, velvet lined with leather label. (#157198).

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