Paper print photograph. Roy D. Graves Pictorial Collection, Series 1: San Francisco Views, Subseries 1: San Francisco, pre 1906, Volume 2: Pioneer San Francisco, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Unidentified photographer
Location: San Francisco
[F.] Gilbert’s Melodeon, detail of Johnston and Howe’s Photographic Gallery (with framed pictures on display). Image notes: “‘Yellow Line’ stages ran on the old plank road to the Mission Dolores (officially the Omnibus Line); Pioneer Saloon; advertisement for ‘segars.’”Image with Details
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