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Watkins #342 - Star King Church
Image courtesy of: San Francisco History Center Stereograph Collection, San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
Photographers number:342
Title:Star King Church
Inscription:Verso mount in ink: First Unitarian Church Geary St. In this church the organ is on the ground floor. At the right of the pulpit on the left is a splendid Baptismal "Font" presented to the Church by Dr(?) Bellows in Mr. Kings life time. Mr. Kings' grave is in the plot of grass you see on your left beside the Church & in front of the Chapel. The Sabbath school is held in (?) of the Chapel. The (?) & reception room being in the first Floor. A door opens from the organ immediately into the Chapel. One of the large pipes of this organ was thrown down by the great Earthquake last year [referring to the earthquake of October 21, 1868]. For James from Aunt Mary, San Francisco, Cal.
Notes:Manuscript title. Alternate cropping.

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins

View this image in gallery:San Francisco and Environs (1860-1864) Image ID:1006933
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