Item #CL191-174 [Redwoods At Muir Woods, San Francisco]. Willard Worden, American.
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[Redwoods At Muir Woods, San Francisco]

c1900s. Vintage toned silver gelatin photograph, signed “copyright by W.E. Worden, S.F.” in ink on image lower right, 75.7 x 41cm. Repaired tears to edges and centre of image, pinholes, slight foxing. Laid down on acid-free backing.

Willard Elmer Worden’s photography is represented in the de Young Museum, San Francisco, with the comment “A fascinating though largely forgotten figure in the Bay Area’s rich photographic history, Willard Worden…took up photography while serving in the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars and later opened his first gallery near the Presidio in Cow Hollow [San Francisco]. Within a few years, his stock list contained hundreds of views of his newly adopted city and its environs as well as sites as far away as Yosemite National Park.”

Item #CL191-174

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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