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Lecture 1: Mission to
     Metropolis
Engravings by Louis Choris
“Headdresses of Mission Indians”
             1816
“Native Hunters”
      1816
Lithograph based on Choris engraving
             Not Dated
•Decorative Windows at Mission Dolores
•Representing Father Junipero Serra
Mission Dolores Cemetery
Mission Dolores




•Completed in 1789
•Second Mission building
Mission Dolores & Neighboring Parish




   •Neighboring church destroyed in 1906
   •Note funeral cortege in foreground
 ...
Jean Vioget survey of Yerba Buena 1839




   •Earliest map of future San Francisco
Jasper O’Farrell Survey, 1847
                                 1847




•First depiction of
American San
Francisco as
oppo...
Modern depiction of abandoned gold rush ships
                 Not Dated




                    Text
                    ...
•Lithograph made in the 1870s
•Depicting San Francisco as it appeared in 1846-47
Overview of Gold Rush California
“The Flying Cloud”




•Held record for fastest sea trip from New York to San Francisco until 1980s
•Navigated around Cape...
“A View of the Elephant” (Seeing the Elephant)




                   Lithograph
                      1850s
•Carte de Visite
•photographic portrait of two miners
•1850s
•Dagguerrotype
•photographic portrait
•Solomon Yeakel
Lithograph of Chinese Mining Camp




     •not dated
     •racial/ethnic animosity
     •the lesson of cooperation
“Black and White Miners Working Claim Together”




         • “plein air” daguerrotype
         • another lesson regardin...
“Sunday Morning in the Mines




•1872
•Charles Nahl (1818-1878)
“Hydraulic Mining in the California Sierras”




      •paper photograph (late 1850s)
      •end of the Gold Rush
Lecture 2:
The Cultural Inheritance
   of the Gold Rush
Bret Harte
1836-1902
Samuel Clemens
  1835-1910
“Yosemite-Best General View”




    Carleton E. Watkins
“Yosemite Falls”




Carleton E. Watkins
Half Dome




Eadeward Muybridge
“Sunset in the Sierra”




 Albert Bierstadt
“San Francisco Bay From Oakland Hills”




         Albert Bierstadt
California Mid-Winter
          Fair
                 January - July 1894
Continuation of parts of the Columbian Internati...
Bonet Tower




Spotlighting structure on Strawberry Hill with administration building to the
                  left and H...
Original Japanese Tea Garden




•   Color Lithograph San Francisco “Examiner” supplement
•   Japanese Tea Garden
•   1894
Original Japanese Tea Garden




•    Lithograph San Francisco “Examiner” supplement
•   Japanese Tea Garden
•   1894
“Eskimo Village”




California Mid-Winter Fair Midway
California Mid-Winter Fair Palace of Fine Arts




   • Later renamed deYoung Museum
   • On the same site as the current ...
Palace of Industrial Arts




        “Islamic Revival”
Original Japanese Tea Garden




• photograph
• designed by Makoto Hagiwara
• interesting family story
The Silver Kings
“The Silver Kings”




•   Clockwise from top: James
    Flood, James Fair, John McKay,
    William O’Brien
“The Big Four with Theodore Judah”




•   Left to Right: Mark Hopkins, Collis P.
    Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles...
“Westward, the Course of Empire Takes its Way”




         •   Color Lithograph
         •   Currier & Ives
         •   ...
“The Curse of California”




•   Lithograph

•   Featured as a Magazine
    Cover for “The Wasp”

•   1882
Lecture 3: A Survey of
Victorian Era Buildings
Map of San Francisco
Italianate Flat Front




•   Peak popularity:
    1870s

•   Simple,
    “classical,”
    redwood used
    to mimic stone...
Italianate Slanted Bay




•   Peak Popularity: 1870s
•   Simple, “classical,” redwood used to mimic stone ornament
San Francisco Stick/ “Eastlake”




•   Peak Popularity: 1880s
•   Vertical, geometric, angular, inventive
Queen Anne Row House




•   Peak Popularity: 1890s
•   Horizontal, light frivolous, asymmetrical
Edwardian Style




•   Continuation of late Victorian ideas in architecture

•   Named for new king
Matt Evans



•   Created the slide collection at SFSU in 1950s and
    60s

•   Made the photographs himself, sensing tha...
Queen Anne Row Houses




•   Peak Popularity: 1890s
•   Horizontal, light, asymmetrical, no tower
•   Location: Steiner S...
Romanesque Revival




•   Historical source is late medieval church and feudal social structures
    (abbeys, castles, et...
Italianate




•   Built ca. 1870s
•   Location: Rincon Hill the site is now the west anchorage of the Bay Bridge
•   Buil...
Italianate and 2nd Empire




•   Italian-Renaissance architecture inspired these buildings
•   Second Empire is a contemp...
Queen Anne Tower House




•   Location: Broderick and Lyon Streets
•   Built ca. 1890s
•   Originally a single family dwe...
Italianate Flat Front




•   Classical details are most evident in these “simple” structures
•   Location: Ivy Alley in t...
Italianate Slanted Bay




•   Note continuation of classical “details”
San Francisco Stick




                      •   These buildings are also
                          referred to as “Eastl...
Stick-Eastlake Flats




•   Response to declining space on which to build
Queen Anne Tower House




                  •   “Busiest” of all San Francisco
                      Victorian-era buildi...
Haas Lilienthal House




•   Queen Anne Mansion
•   Location: 2007 Franklin Street
Hibernia Bank




•   Construction: 1891-1892
•   Currently unoccupied
•   Location:1 Jones Street at Market, Tenderloin
•...
Palace Hotel




•   Completed in 1875
•   Largest hotel in the U.S. at time of completion
•   Interesting social history-...
Baldwin Hotel




•   Built 1885
•   Destroyed in
    an 1894 fire
•   First women’s
    only billiards
    room in U.S.
• ...
Chronicle Building




•   Built 1891:
    Architects, Burnham
    and Root (Chicago)

•   Location: Market at
    Geary a...
Chronicle Building




•   Built 1891:
    Architects, Burnham
    and Root (Chicago)

•   Location: Market at
    Geary a...
Call Building




•   Built 1895: Architects
    Reid and Reid (another
    Chicago firm)

•   Location: Market at
    3rd ...
Call Building




•   Built 1895: Architects
    Reid and Reid (another
    Chicago firm)

•   Location: Market at
    3rd ...
Call Building




•   Built 1895: Architects
    Reid and Reid (another                   • Resurfaced in
    Chicago firm)...
San Francisco Circa 1906




•Looking east on Market Street from Geary Street
•Foreground: Lotta’s Fountain
•Right backgro...
Lecture 4:
San Francisco in the
Twentieth Century
Burnham Plan for San Francisco
            1905
Palace of Fine Arts
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Temple of Jewels
     1915
Part of Burnham’s original plan
San Francisco City Hall under Construction
                1913-1915
Completed San Francisco City Hall
   1915-Bakewell and Brown
Golden Gate International Exposition on “Treasure Island”
            (1939-1940) Temple of the Sun
Court of the Nations
       GGIE
    1939-1940
Pacifica-Theme of GGIE
      1939-1940
Aerial view of San Francisco
            1940
The Two Bridges after Completion
Golden Gate Bridge
 Completed 1935
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
        Completed 1936
Drawing of Plan for Bay Bridge
        Early 1930s
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
Preparing for her Metropolitan Museum of Art
                  Exhibition
“White Angel Bread Line”
   Dorothea Lange
         1932
“Migrant Mother”
 Dorothea Lange
      1936
“Salute of Innocence”
             1942
•part of Executive Order 9066
Dorothea Lange
•Part of Executive Order 9066
“Our Spiritual Forefathers”
Cover San Francisco Oracle
L to R: Timothy Leary, Allen
Ginsberg, Alan Watts, Gary
           ...
Back Cover
San Francisco Oracle
“Dance of Siva”
San Francisco Oracle
Poster advertising Miller Blues
    Band at Fillmore West
            1960s
  The drawing is by Auguste
  Doré, French (18...
Gordon Lightfoot and Cold Blood
             1968
        Fillmore West
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    1. 1. Lecture 1: Mission to Metropolis
    2. 2. Engravings by Louis Choris
    3. 3. “Headdresses of Mission Indians” 1816
    4. 4. “Native Hunters” 1816
    5. 5. Lithograph based on Choris engraving Not Dated
    6. 6. •Decorative Windows at Mission Dolores •Representing Father Junipero Serra
    7. 7. Mission Dolores Cemetery
    8. 8. Mission Dolores •Completed in 1789 •Second Mission building
    9. 9. Mission Dolores & Neighboring Parish •Neighboring church destroyed in 1906 •Note funeral cortege in foreground •Current church was rebuilt in 1920s
    10. 10. Jean Vioget survey of Yerba Buena 1839 •Earliest map of future San Francisco
    11. 11. Jasper O’Farrell Survey, 1847 1847 •First depiction of American San Francisco as opposed to Spanish representations
    12. 12. Modern depiction of abandoned gold rush ships Not Dated Text Text
    13. 13. •Lithograph made in the 1870s •Depicting San Francisco as it appeared in 1846-47
    14. 14. Overview of Gold Rush California
    15. 15. “The Flying Cloud” •Held record for fastest sea trip from New York to San Francisco until 1980s •Navigated around Cape Horn in 89 days, 21 hours •Piloted by Eleanor Cressy in 1851
    16. 16. “A View of the Elephant” (Seeing the Elephant) Lithograph 1850s
    17. 17. •Carte de Visite •photographic portrait of two miners •1850s
    18. 18. •Dagguerrotype •photographic portrait •Solomon Yeakel
    19. 19. Lithograph of Chinese Mining Camp •not dated •racial/ethnic animosity •the lesson of cooperation
    20. 20. “Black and White Miners Working Claim Together” • “plein air” daguerrotype • another lesson regarding cooperation
    21. 21. “Sunday Morning in the Mines •1872 •Charles Nahl (1818-1878)
    22. 22. “Hydraulic Mining in the California Sierras” •paper photograph (late 1850s) •end of the Gold Rush
    23. 23. Lecture 2: The Cultural Inheritance of the Gold Rush
    24. 24. Bret Harte 1836-1902
    25. 25. Samuel Clemens 1835-1910
    26. 26. “Yosemite-Best General View” Carleton E. Watkins
    27. 27. “Yosemite Falls” Carleton E. Watkins
    28. 28. Half Dome Eadeward Muybridge
    29. 29. “Sunset in the Sierra” Albert Bierstadt
    30. 30. “San Francisco Bay From Oakland Hills” Albert Bierstadt
    31. 31. California Mid-Winter Fair January - July 1894 Continuation of parts of the Columbian International
    32. 32. Bonet Tower Spotlighting structure on Strawberry Hill with administration building to the left and Hall of Horticulture on the right
    33. 33. Original Japanese Tea Garden • Color Lithograph San Francisco “Examiner” supplement • Japanese Tea Garden • 1894
    34. 34. Original Japanese Tea Garden • Lithograph San Francisco “Examiner” supplement • Japanese Tea Garden • 1894
    35. 35. “Eskimo Village” California Mid-Winter Fair Midway
    36. 36. California Mid-Winter Fair Palace of Fine Arts • Later renamed deYoung Museum • On the same site as the current deYoung museum • “Egyptian Revival”
    37. 37. Palace of Industrial Arts “Islamic Revival”
    38. 38. Original Japanese Tea Garden • photograph • designed by Makoto Hagiwara • interesting family story
    39. 39. The Silver Kings
    40. 40. “The Silver Kings” • Clockwise from top: James Flood, James Fair, John McKay, William O’Brien
    41. 41. “The Big Four with Theodore Judah” • Left to Right: Mark Hopkins, Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker • The “big four” of the railroad industry
    42. 42. “Westward, the Course of Empire Takes its Way” • Color Lithograph • Currier & Ives • 1868
    43. 43. “The Curse of California” • Lithograph • Featured as a Magazine Cover for “The Wasp” • 1882
    44. 44. Lecture 3: A Survey of Victorian Era Buildings
    45. 45. Map of San Francisco
    46. 46. Italianate Flat Front • Peak popularity: 1870s • Simple, “classical,” redwood used to mimic stone ornament
    47. 47. Italianate Slanted Bay • Peak Popularity: 1870s • Simple, “classical,” redwood used to mimic stone ornament
    48. 48. San Francisco Stick/ “Eastlake” • Peak Popularity: 1880s • Vertical, geometric, angular, inventive
    49. 49. Queen Anne Row House • Peak Popularity: 1890s • Horizontal, light frivolous, asymmetrical
    50. 50. Edwardian Style • Continuation of late Victorian ideas in architecture • Named for new king
    51. 51. Matt Evans • Created the slide collection at SFSU in 1950s and 60s • Made the photographs himself, sensing that the buildings would soon be demolished
    52. 52. Queen Anne Row Houses • Peak Popularity: 1890s • Horizontal, light, asymmetrical, no tower • Location: Steiner Street between Grove and Fell Streets Contractor built, not architect designed
    53. 53. Romanesque Revival • Historical source is late medieval church and feudal social structures (abbeys, castles, etc.) • Demolished c. 1965
    54. 54. Italianate • Built ca. 1870s • Location: Rincon Hill the site is now the west anchorage of the Bay Bridge • Buildings demolished in 1930s
    55. 55. Italianate and 2nd Empire • Italian-Renaissance architecture inspired these buildings • Second Empire is a contemporary (1870s) French style
    56. 56. Queen Anne Tower House • Location: Broderick and Lyon Streets • Built ca. 1890s • Originally a single family dwelling, now broken into several apartments
    57. 57. Italianate Flat Front • Classical details are most evident in these “simple” structures • Location: Ivy Alley in the Western Addition • Western Addition was the “new” part of San Francisco developed in late 1850s and beyond
    58. 58. Italianate Slanted Bay • Note continuation of classical “details”
    59. 59. San Francisco Stick • These buildings are also referred to as “Eastlake” style • The details are said to be taken from English furniture designer Sir Charles Eastlake • Eastlake asked that he not be referenced as a source for the structures
    60. 60. Stick-Eastlake Flats • Response to declining space on which to build
    61. 61. Queen Anne Tower House • “Busiest” of all San Francisco Victorian-era buildings • Note variations re: façade • Matt Evans’s inquiry into the social-psychological implications of this kind of architecture • Contemporary with colonial revival buildings in rest of country
    62. 62. Haas Lilienthal House • Queen Anne Mansion • Location: 2007 Franklin Street
    63. 63. Hibernia Bank • Construction: 1891-1892 • Currently unoccupied • Location:1 Jones Street at Market, Tenderloin • Largest Tiffany-style skylight on the west coast at the time of construction
    64. 64. Palace Hotel • Completed in 1875 • Largest hotel in the U.S. at time of completion • Interesting social history-racial affairs in San Francisco • Built to address needs of Trans-Continental Railroad tourists • Destroyed in 1906 fire and earthquake • Location: Market at New Montgomery
    65. 65. Baldwin Hotel • Built 1885 • Destroyed in an 1894 fire • First women’s only billiards room in U.S. • Exhibits the limits of wooden- frame construction • Location: Powell at Market
    66. 66. Chronicle Building • Built 1891: Architects, Burnham and Root (Chicago) • Location: Market at Geary and Kearny Streets aka “Newspaper Junction” • Earliest “Chicago- style” structure in San Francisco
    67. 67. Chronicle Building • Built 1891: Architects, Burnham and Root (Chicago) • Location: Market at Geary and Kearny Streets aka “Newspaper Junction” • Earliest “Chicago- style” structure in San Francisco
    68. 68. Call Building • Built 1895: Architects Reid and Reid (another Chicago firm) • Location: Market at 3rd Street (Newspaper Junction)
    69. 69. Call Building • Built 1895: Architects Reid and Reid (another Chicago firm) • Location: Market at 3rd Street (Newspaper Junction)
    70. 70. Call Building • Built 1895: Architects Reid and Reid (another • Resurfaced in Chicago firm) 1930s and 10 additional stories added • Location: Market at 3rd Street (Newspaper and renamed Junction) “Central Tower”
    71. 71. San Francisco Circa 1906 •Looking east on Market Street from Geary Street •Foreground: Lotta’s Fountain •Right background: Palace Hotel •Before fire and earthquake of 1906
    72. 72. Lecture 4: San Francisco in the Twentieth Century
    73. 73. Burnham Plan for San Francisco 1905
    74. 74. Palace of Fine Arts Panama-Pacific International Exposition
    75. 75. Temple of Jewels 1915
    76. 76. Part of Burnham’s original plan
    77. 77. San Francisco City Hall under Construction 1913-1915
    78. 78. Completed San Francisco City Hall 1915-Bakewell and Brown
    79. 79. Golden Gate International Exposition on “Treasure Island” (1939-1940) Temple of the Sun
    80. 80. Court of the Nations GGIE 1939-1940
    81. 81. Pacifica-Theme of GGIE 1939-1940
    82. 82. Aerial view of San Francisco 1940
    83. 83. The Two Bridges after Completion
    84. 84. Golden Gate Bridge Completed 1935
    85. 85. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Completed 1936
    86. 86. Drawing of Plan for Bay Bridge Early 1930s
    87. 87. Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) Preparing for her Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibition
    88. 88. “White Angel Bread Line” Dorothea Lange 1932
    89. 89. “Migrant Mother” Dorothea Lange 1936
    90. 90. “Salute of Innocence” 1942 •part of Executive Order 9066
    91. 91. Dorothea Lange •Part of Executive Order 9066
    92. 92. “Our Spiritual Forefathers” Cover San Francisco Oracle L to R: Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, Alan Watts, Gary Snyder
    93. 93. Back Cover San Francisco Oracle
    94. 94. “Dance of Siva” San Francisco Oracle
    95. 95. Poster advertising Miller Blues Band at Fillmore West 1960s The drawing is by Auguste Doré, French (1832-1883)
    96. 96. Gordon Lightfoot and Cold Blood 1968 Fillmore West
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