Taber: Midwinter Fair, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco at night
A rare vintage print. View of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building at night. The site of the Fair in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park later became the Music Concourse and the de Young Museum. Mounted to period board with Taber’s copyright notice burned into the negative, lower edge.
Photographer and publisher Isaiah Taber (1830-1912) produced over 30,000 scenic views of California and the West. He is considered the great chronicler of the late 19th century boom in California.