Item #4251 1915 Photos of California Missions, Hotel del Coronado & Col. Roosevelt the $5,000 Ostrich. Unknown Photographer.
1915 Photos of California Missions, Hotel del Coronado & Col. Roosevelt the $5,000 Ostrich
1915 Photos of California Missions, Hotel del Coronado & Col. Roosevelt the $5,000 Ostrich
1915 Photos of California Missions, Hotel del Coronado & Col. Roosevelt the $5,000 Ostrich

1915 Photos of California Missions, Hotel del Coronado & Col. Roosevelt the $5,000 Ostrich

n.p., 1915. Mounted Photos. Twenty-one vernacular, gelatin silver snapshots (c. 3.25 x 5.5 inches wide) all of southern California in 1915, and mounted recto/verso onto three captioned 10" x 12" black paper leaves. All photos are in fine condition, showing variously the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, Hotel Potter in Santa Barbara, the California Missions San Gabriel, Glennwood and Santa Barbara, West Lake Park in Los Angles, Busch's Garden, Long Beach and the famous $5,000 dancing Ostrich from Pasadena - Col. Roosevelt. A namesake of the 26th president of the United States, it is unknown to this cataloguer if President Roosevelt was able to swing to the energetic "Black Bottom" dance as well as his feathered namesake was said to be able to. Fine. Item #4251

Cawston Ostrich Farm, located in South Pasadena, California, United States, was opened in 1896 by Edwin Cawston. It was one of America's first ostrich farms and was located in the Arroyo Seco Valley just three miles (5 km) north of downtown Los Angeles and occupied nine acres. wiki.

Price: $240.00 CAD  other currencies