#50 - Monterey and Bay, from
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Photographers number:50
Title:Monterey and Bay, from "18 Mile Drive", Monterey County
Notes:CMP notes: On Monterey, California, Bancroft commented: The first capital of California, and the place where Commodore Sloat first took possession of California in the name of the United States. It is an old Spanish town and has improved but little for 20 years....Reached by stage from San Jose, via San Juan, or by steamer from San Francisco. (Bancroft 1873, p. 165).
Photographer:Carleton E Watkins
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image courtesy of:Online Archive of California
Tags:California | Monterey County
CarletonWatkins.org ID:1006236