Lawrence & Houseworth San Francisco, California Woodward Conservatory Interior CDV Photograph

Lawrence & Houseworth San Francisco, California Woodward Conservatory Interior CDV Photograph
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Price: $145.00

Description

Description: An excellent original CDV photograph by Lawrence & Houseworth titled on verso: “421. Residence of R. B. Woodward. Under the dome of the Conservatory.” 
 
This conservatory was part of Robert B. Woodward’s “Woodward’s Gardens”, a combination amusement park, museum, art gallery, zoo and aquarium that operated between 1866 and 1891 in San Francisco. The image showcases a fountain directly beneath the dome of Woodward’s conservatory. Tall decorated urns, draping vines, and the glass walls of the building provide an enchanting background for the photo. 
 
2 cent revenue stamp on verso. 4” x 2 3/8”. Item #P00087.
 
Condition: Inked identification, small edge chip to emulsion upper right, otherwise in very good condition with excellent contrast and resolution.