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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 417: Sutro the Collector

Adolph Sutro's vast wealth enabled his passion for collecting. Dr. Lissette Jimenez, Egyptologist at SF State University joins the Nicole, David, and John to describe the breadth and depth of Sutro's acquisitions. From mummies to books to amusement rides, there were virtually no limits to Sutro's eclectic collection.
- Feb 13, 2021

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 417: Sutro the Collector Outside Lands Podcast Episode 417: Sutro the Collector

(above) Sutro Baths Interior, circa 1910

Display case of taxidemied cats on promenade level. 'Panorama of the World' exhibit, San Francisco Earthquake Disaster show. [SU-20] Superior duplicate of wnp4.0207 [G810 SU-020] (GGNRA/Behrman GOGA 35346)

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