Arnold Genthe / A corner on the hillside, Chinatown, San Francisco / between 1896 and 1906Arnold Genthe
A corner on the hillside, Chinatown, San Francisco
between 1896 and 1906

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Creator Name: Genthe, Arnold
Creator Role: photographer
Creator Dates/Places: 1869-1942
Creator Name-CRT: Arnold Genthe
Title: A corner on the hillside, Chinatown, San Francisco
Title Type: Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 153
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1896
Creation End Date: 1906
Creation Date: between 1896 and 1906
Object Type: Photographs
Classification Term: Negative
Materials and Techniques: nitrate
Materials and Techniques: Nitrate negatives
Parts and Pieces: 1
Dimensions: 4 x 5 in. or smaller
AMICA Contributor: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: LC-G403-T-0153-A
Credit Line: Courtesy of The Library of Congress
Provenance: Genthe Estate; Purchase; 1942 or 1943
Subject Terms: City & town life.
Subject Terms: Fathers & children.
Subject Terms: Streets.
Related Work Description: Arnold Genthe Collection (Library of Congress). Negatives and transparencies
Link to Work: (DLC)94837677
AMICA ID: LOC_.agc96000905/PP
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy Library of Congress

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