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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 434: Photographers Watkins and Taber

When viewing images on OpenSFHistory.org, you may notice some of most memorable photos of early San Francisco are credited to either Carleton Watkins or Isaiah West Taber. As competitors, they photographed notable sites in the City, including the West Side, and have a surprising connection with one another.
- Jul 17, 2021

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 434: Photographers Watkins and Taber Outside Lands Podcast Episode 434: Photographers Watkins and Taber

(above) Conservatory of Flowers, circa 1880

View northeast to original appearance of the Conservatory of Flowers before the dome burned on January 5, 1883. Odd Fellows cemetery in background.[B 108 Golden Gate Park Conservatory, S.F. Watkins' New Boudoir Series, Yo Semite and Pacific Coast 26 New Montgomery St., under Palace Hotel, S.F.]
Carleton Watkins

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