Monterey history photo collection

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Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


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Point Pinos Lighthouse, Pacific Grove

Point Pinos Lighthouse photo, Copyright© 1998 California Views
Point Pinos Lighthouse and Mrs. Emily A. Fish keeper
Photo Accession CV # 72-008-0073
6½x8½ Glass negative
Circa 1895
This view of the Point Pinos Lighthouse near Pacific Grove, Ca.
Point Pinos is the oldest, continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the U.S. and has a third order Fresnel lens that was made in France in 1853 the lighthouse was opened on February 1, 1855.
In 1879 Robert Louis Stevenson visited the keeper Allen Luce when he was living in Monterey.
When this photo was taken Mrs. Emily A. Fish was the keeper from 1893-1914.
We also have photos of Asilomar Conference Center
Holdings: photos of the Lighthouse from the 1870' through today.
We have over 85 views of the Pt. Pinos Lighthouse in the Pictorial Collection.
We have over 28,000 photos of Monterey County in the photographic collection.
Total number of images, in our database is over 35,000 total
We also have photos of Point Sur Lighthstation, Santa Cruz Lighthouse, Piedras Blanco lighthouse, Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Point Bonita Lighthouse with keeper by I.W. Taber, Farallon light station, Trinidad Head Light and Crescent City Lighthouse and other California Lighthouses. Lovers Point Pacific Grove photo gallery.
Pacific Grove photos by Pat Hathaway. And California Beach Scenes, passenger liners and Steam Schooners.
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Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
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