Old California

A variety of photographs from my archive of early California images.



Model+ Weight Product Image Item Name Price
Howard Colby 0 Shasta Dam Construction by Howard Colby c. 1940

Shasta Dam Construction by Howard Colby c. 1940

Howard Colby was the professional photographer hired to memorialize the construction of the construction of the Shasta Dam. This is an 8 x 10 silver...
$200.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 Glacier Point & Half Dome, Isaiah Taber, c. 1880

Glacier Point & Half Dome, Isaiah Taber, c. 1880

Striking photograph of this scene in Yosemite, c. 1880. A little light in the sky portion of the background but extra sharp in the foreground....
$350.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 Grizzly Giant by Isaiah Taber

Grizzly Giant by Isaiah Taber

Albumen print by Isaiah Taber of the Grizzly Giant, a giant sequoia in Mariposa Grove, located in Yosemite National Park. The tree has been measured...
$375.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 Grizzly Giant with posed Soldiers by Isaiah Taber

Grizzly Giant with posed Soldiers by Isaiah Taber

Large format 10 x 8 albumin print mounted on a halved album page, c. 1880, Isaiah Taber. Marked down for condition issues (lightness and some...
$175.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 On the Stage Road by Isaiah Taber c. 1885

On the Stage Road by Isaiah Taber c. 1885

Isaiah West Taber (August 17, 1830 – February 22, 1912) was an American daguerreotypist, ambrotypist, and photographer who took many pictures...
$400.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles by Isaiah Taber

San Pedro Street, Los Angeles by Isaiah Taber

Fan Palms over 100 Years Old - San Pedro, Street, Los Angeles, albumin print c. 1880, Unmounted measuring 10 x 8.
$350.00

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Isaiah Taber 0 Yacht Casco owned by Samuel Merritt, San Francisco by Taber

Yacht Casco owned by Samuel Merritt, San Francisco by Taber

Yacht Casco owned by Samuel Merritt, San Francisco, by Isaiah Taber. Albumen print on period mat, 5 x 8, very good condition with several very small...
$350.00

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Isaish Taber 0 Galcier Point and Half Dome by Isaiah Taber

Galcier Point and Half Dome by Isaiah Taber

Unmounted 10 x 8 albumin print in very good condition, very small tears along left edge not affecting image.
$350.00

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Oscar H. Hanson 0 Softly Focused Pictorial Yosemite Scene by Oscar H. Hanson

Softly Focused Pictorial Yosemite Scene by Oscar H. Hanson

Scarce image is of Yosemite Valley, 10 x 8, c. 1905, silver print rendered in a dark, pictorial style. O. H. Hansen was a resident of San Francisco...
$75.00

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Photographer Unknown 0 Catalina Shorline, Hand Tinted Silver Print

Catalina Shorline, Hand Tinted Silver Print

Beautifully tinted view of the harbor at Catlina Island measuring 7 x 5 and mounted on art paper and period mount. Titled on mat in pencil, but no...
$125.00

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