Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


Carleton E. Watkins views of Lovers Point, Pacific Grove, California

Lovers Point Beach Bathhouse # 1990-032-0004
Photo by C. E. Watkins # 3851
Pacific Grove Beach, Bathhouse.
Watkins New Series 3.5x7" stereo view
Photo Accession
CV # 1990-032-0004
Lovers Point, Pacific Grove, Monterey
Photo Accession CV # 1990-028-0001
Image size is 15 1/2 X 21 1/4
matt 20x26 has been cut down at some time in the past.

This is one of two Carleton E. Watkins
Mammoth prints in our Photo Archives.
Lovers Point Beach Bathhouse  Accession # 2001-151-0005
C. E. Watkins photo B 3851
View from Pacific Grove, Monterey.
Watkins' New Boudoir Yo Semite and Pacific Coast
Photo Accession CV # 2001-151-0005
All views were taken at the same time
Circa 1881
and location by Watkins.
A list of our Watkin's holdings.
Holdings: over 3,000 photos of Pacific Grove and over photos 116 by Carleton Emmons Watkins (1829-1916)
including the Farallon Lighthouse, Panorama of Monterey, California 1882
Secret Beach Point Lobos by C. E. Watkins
and an aerial view of Pacific Grove taken on September 10, 1906 by George R. Lawrence.

Holdings: over 28,000 Photos of Monterey County listed in our database.
Total number of images, in our database is over 35,000 total.
Go to 19th Century California photographers Eadweard Muybridge, 1876 Thomas Houseworth, 1866
Go to 20th Century California photographers Isaiah W. Taber, 1875 J. K. Oliver, Photographer, 1896
Early Northern California and Southern California Photographers
and Monterey area photographers that made postcards
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Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
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This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
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