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

Oakland: Museum History Department, 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