William WATSON, Kodak album of views of San Francisco, Colorado, Sacramento, Almeda Enlarge 1 /4
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William WATSON

United States of America

attributed to

  • working United States of America 1890s

Kodak album of views of San Francisco, Colorado, Sacramento, Almeda c.1890 Place made: California, United States of America
Creation Notes: documents such sites as San Francisco's Chinatown, cables cars, Market Street; points of natural interest in Colorado; the state capitol at Sacramento; and Almeda (most likely where Watson lived).
Materials & Technique: photographs, albums, 104 gelatin silver photographs Support: red leather binding with gold embossed lettering. Each cardboard page is held together with a cotton ribbon which is worn through,

Primary Insc: Inscribed below each photograph in black ink title and/or description of photograph.
Secondary Insc: Front cover centre embossed with gold lettering "kodak". Each page (recto and verso) below photographs inscribed in brown ink "subject:...". Inscribed inside front cover centre in black ink "THE EASTMAN COMPANY, / Rochester, N.Y.".
Dimensions: album closed 31.5 h x 27.8 w x 2.4 d cm open album 31.5 h x 44.0 w cm album page 32.4 h x 27.0 w cm photograph (each) 11.5 h x 9.0 w cm image oval 8.5 h x 8.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1306.1-14