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[Oakland]

Oakland revisited a portfolio of twelve views of life in Oakland from 1870 to 1930, edited by Brian D. Suen with assistance of Vernon J. Sappers

Museum History Department, Oakland. 1977, Plates as called for, reproduced in dark sepia on coated paperstock, averaging 7.5 x 11 inches. Reproduced a little weakly, in this cataloguer's opinion; but these are uncommon images. The enclosing portfolio (10x13 inches) is sunned and mildly soiled. Selected from an exhibition that ran February 26 to April 24, 1977 : "Grand Central hotel, 1870; Shooting marbles in the dusty street, 1891; Paving Thirteenth Avenue, East Oakland, 1892; Merry-go-round, Shell Mound Park, 1907; San Pablo and Telegraph Avenues intersecting Broadway, 1909; Key Route inn, 1909; J. A. Hill, teas-coffees- spices, 1915; the cruiser Milwaukee ties-up at the Oakland wharf, 1915; latest in bathing outfits at Capwell's, 1916 [with young women inside 'em]; amusements at Idora Park, north Oakland, 1917 [featuring a "Matterhorn" slide]; Idora Park miniature railway, 1925; the Grand Lake theatre, 1928 [street-level view, long line waiting to see "Gene Dennis, the wonder girl in person / Florence Vidor in 'World at her feet'"]

Cat.No: 84582

Price: $35.00

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