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News from February 2011

Here's an archive of news from February 2011.

Conservation of an 1878 San Francisco Panorama by Eadweard Muybridge

February 20, 2011

Eadweard Muybridge San Francisco Panorama 1878

We recently completed conservation treatment of a remarkable panorama of San Francisco from the collection of The Society of California Pioneers. Taken by Eadweard Muybridge from Mark Hopkins’ mansion at the top of Nob Hill (now the site of the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel), this 360-degree panorama shows the extraordinary growth of this city in the 30 years since the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in January of 1848.

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