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"No. 70, Sutro Heights, San Francisco, Cal., 1886, Conservatory.   Taber Photo"

 


"No. 47, Sutro Heights, San Francisco, Cal., 1886, Conservatory.   Taber Photo"

 


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"Conservatory, Sutro Gardens, 1890s"
Source: OAC (link)

 


"Sutro Heights, 1895 - People posing at carriage circle in front of Conservatory."
Source: Western Neighborhoods Project

 


"Sutro Heights, 1909 - Sutro Heights gardens, with carriage turnaround and fountain and statues in foreground, and conservatory in background.  View to east."
Source: Western Neighborhoods Project

 

 


Statue outside conservatory door
Image courtesy of Dennis O'Rorke

 


Sutro Heights 58, Interior of Conservatory, 1886 Taber (GOGA 18391)

 


"No. 56, Sutro Heights, San Francisco, Cal., 1886, Camellia House.   Taber Photo"
Source: OAC (link)


 


stereoview  (rev)
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"The Star and Conservatory"

 


Conservatory in background

 


"PALM AVENUE"
Conservatory in background
Image courtesy of Dennis O'Rorke


 

 

- Newspaper Clippings -

 


New York Times - 20 Sep 1885

 


Daily Alta California - 17 January 1887


The Mail - Jan 17 1887


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The Semi Weekly Standard Herald - Feb 3 1893
"In the conservatory are many rare plants and a tank full of beautiful fishes."

 

 

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