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The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


B. R. Johnson's Daguerreian Rooms, San Francisco - Circa 1855

Dag Stugio
Photo accession CV # 2005-040-0001
Full Plate Daguerreotype
6 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Circa 1855
Original is in a private collection
Holdings: over 1,830 images of San Francisco
We also have a early San Francisco Chinatown a photo gallery
Johnson's Daguerreian Rooms at 138 Montgomery Street
near southeast corner of Montgomery and Clay Street's San Francisco.

Segars, on Montgomery Street
Note the large skylight left of center.

Charles Halsey, Attonery and Notary Public
Wm. H. Keith & Co. Drugs & Medicines, on Clay Street.

In 1852 another Daguerreian artist by the name of Peter G. Clark was listed at this address.
In later years it was home the Daily Morning Call that burned in 1859.
Daguerreotypes on silvered Copper plates were produced between 1839 and the 1860's.

We also have photos of the Cliff House, Sutro Baths.
San Francisco 20th Century photo gallery.
And the 1906 earthquake and fire and smoke
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge photos.
We also have a San Francisco Chinatown photo gallery
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Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
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This page was first created on July 22, 2005
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
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