WorldCat Identities

Houseworth, Thomas 1829-1915

Overview
Works: 51 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 53 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Aerial photographs  Portraits  Photographs  History 
Roles: Author, Photographer
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Most widely held works about Thomas Houseworth
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Houseworth
The Diplomacy Co. lancers by Louis Bödecker( )

1 edition published in 1878 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Dudley Field by Thomas Houseworth( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Portraits of nineteenth century female performers]( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Copies of cartes de visite of Baby Belmont; Little Mollie Brown, a trick horseback performer; and an unidentified dancer
Portraits and California views by Zelda Mackay( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily portraits by California photographers, of interest especially for the photographers' imprints on mounts. Includes many children and other unidentified sitters. Includes a portrait of Admiral Dot (Leopold Kahn), a little person from California who toured with P.T. Barnum (.16128), a portrait of Frederick Lux, apparently a relative of Charles Lux of Miller & Lux (.16163), a man in masonic costume, a dog portraits (by Wm. Shew), and celebrity portraits of Lotta Crabtree and Ada Isaacs Menken. One Thomas Houseworth promotional cabinet card is present. A carte de visite view of the Last Spike ceremony at Promontory Point, by Savage and Ottinger, is also present (.16174). In addition, views of Southern California, San Diego (3 by R.H. Furman), San Francisco and Monterey areas include adobes, the Hotel del Monte (gardens), scenery, etc. 13 boudoir card views are by, or attributed to, I.W. Taber
Connie Rothstein Collection of California Missions, The Mission Play, and Southern California by Connie Rothstein( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of photographs and ephemera of California Missions, collected by Southern California educator Connie Rothstein, with an emphasis on the San Gabriel Mission, the history of the city of San Gabriel, and the production of "The Mission Play" by John Steven McGroarty. The collection also includes late-19th and early-20th century photographs of Los Angeles and Southern California, and postcards and ephemera related to the Southern California region. Notable in the collection are 391 stereographs of missions and Los Angeles, including some by photographers William Godfrey and H. T. Payne, A. C. Varela, and Carleton Watkins. All of the California Missions are represented in the collection, plus the "sub-missions" or Asistencias of California. The mission photographs include many unusual views and details, and are a mixture of snapshots made by tourists and commercial photographs. There are many views in and around Southern California, most dating from 1880s-1920s, by various photographers. Specific topics emphasized in and around Los Angeles are: Olvera Street, Chinatown, La Fiesta de Los Angeles celebration; and the Mount Lowe Railway. There are many cabinet cards and stereographs, and six large panoramic photographs of the Los Angeles area. The ephemera include hundreds of postcards and photographic postcards, scrapbooks, and many small publications on the history of the missions and California, as well as ephemera related to "The Mission Play." Other topics in the collection are: photographs and ephemera of Monterey, California; Oregon and the Columbia River Highway; and a group of photographs of cowboys and Western culture (mid-20th century)
Doctor Albert S. Adler photograph and ephemera collection by Albert S Adler( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly studio portraits of Adler. Two silhouette portraits of Adler and wife Bertha made at the Panama Pacific Exposition by Baron Scotford are present. Ephemera includes Adler's cerificate of license to practice medicine, prescription scrip pads, telegrams of congratulations upon his wedding and a business removal notice
Stereoviews relating to hydraulic mining, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Captioned: Hydraulic mining, the Palm Claim, Yuba County (no. 794) -- Hydraulic mining, washing down the bank into the sluice (no. 796) -- The lower lead of the Blue Gravel Co., Smartsville [Yuba County, Calif.] (no. 805)
Photographs of Native Americans( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stereographs of San Francisco by Thomas Houseworth & Co( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Images of San Francisco streets and buildings, including hotels, churches, and businesses. Many of the structures are identified by captions. There are a few photos of the Dry Dock at Hunter's Point and one photo each of Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island), Thomas Starr King's tomb, Chinatown, and the Aerial Steam Navigation Co.'s steam-driven airship, Avitor
Rare photographs of old San Francisco( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vol. 1. ca. 1875-ca. 1906, general views of San Francisco, street scenes, individual buildings, Woodwards Gardens, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, etc. -- vol. 2. ca. 1860's-1907 general views, street scenes, mansions, Chinatown, businesses, etc. "Selleck's Photographic Gallery" sign appears in one of the photos -- vol. 3. 1906, San Francisco earthquake and fire, general views of the city and individual buildings, refugee camps in Golden Gate Park and in La Fayette Square (in a few instances a photographer at work is visible) stores in burned down districts, street kitchens, temporary businesses, etc
California stereographic views by Thomas Houseworth( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Various California views, including Zephyr Cove, Big Trees, Yosemite, the Pluton River (Sonoma county), a train leaving Oakland, the cabin of the Sacramento river steamer "Capital," and San Francisco scenes including views of Kearney and Stockton streets and the San Francisco Bay
Some views around Vallejo and Mare Island by J. G Smith( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection contains views of the town of Vallejo, including a number of specific buildings; and views of the Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Photograph of Susan Te-u-pun McKay by Thomas Houseworth & Co( Visual )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Studio portrait photograph from a mammoth plate negative identified as Susan Te-u-pun McKay, an Umatilla Indian and wife of Donald McKay, a government scout involved in the Modoc Indian War, created by the studio of Thomas Houseworth & Co., ca. 1874. The image depicts McKay posed sitting wearing beaded moccasins, bead necklaces, and a striped blanket
Wyland Stanley pictorial collection of San Francisco Bay Area views by Wyland Stanley( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of San Francisco and Oakland including residences, churches, theaters, hotels, Chinatown, and the earthquake and fire of 1906
Zelda Mackay collection of stereographic views by Zelda Mackay( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of the North American west from Alaska to Mexico (excluding Canada), and Colorado to California. California images include San Francisco, Yosemite Valley (including views from Muybridge's 1867 trip), Los Angeles & vicinity, scenes along the route of the Central Pacific Railroad, and views in counties throughout the state. A number of views taken after the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 are present. Other locations include Oregon, Utah, and Yellowstone National Park
Carl Mautz collection of cartes-de-visite photographs created by California photographers by Carl Mautz( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of identified individuals include Baby Belmont, Frederick Coombs, Tom Coughlan, Tony Denier, Issac Sherwood Halsey, Little Clara Jenkins, Henrietta Lichau, and Eugenie Olanie. Other identified individuals include: Mollie Brown, a bareback somersault horse rider; A. Kerpen, a man with an eight-foot long beard; William Ingraham Kip, first Protestant Episcopal bishop of California; Joshua Abraham Norton, also known as the self-declared "Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico"; and two scholars in academic gowns, presumably from the University of California, George F. Stone and viticulturist Emmett Rixford
Donald McKay, Chief of the Warm Springs Indians by Thomas Houseworth( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Studio portrait of Donald McKay, Native American Tenino, (also known as the Warm Springs tribe, possibly Oregon), wrapped in a blanket and wearing a plaid shirt, bandolier, a shell earring and short combed back hair
Sacramento views, portraits, and images relating to California photographers( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily views and portraits by early California photographers. Sacramento scenes and images relating to photographers (their work places, communities, family members, and some self portraits) predominate. Stereographs include the Sacramento flood of 1862 and general street and town views. A few photographers from outside California (Alaska, Nevada) are included
Ghirardelli family portraits by Ghirardelli family( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes portraits and snapshots of members of the family of San Francisco chocolatiers. Many childhood photos, presumably of Ynez Ghirardelli, family, and friends, are present
Photographs from William C. Hendricks papers( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The majority of photos are portraits depicting members of the Hendricks, Glass, and Sawyer families, including William C. Hendricks. Collection also includes portraits of "U.S. Grant," William Keith, Hugh Wiley, and the children of John Muir. Other photos depict a picnic; a group of people playing cards indoors; two girls playing tamborines; a woman with a parasol; family tombs; Butte County (Merrimac Mill, and houses in Cherokee Flat and possibly Morris Ravine); Plumas County ("Plumas House," and landscape); Fort Miller (photo postcards, 1937); McGee's resort at Salmon Creek, Calif., (photomechanical print postcard); Grand Army of the Republic arch on Market St., San Francisco; the arch with banner "The French Residents commemorate a century of liberty"; Grand Hotel, San Francisco; Hawaii in 1900 (man in a field, man in a garden); people on horses in Manila (photo postcards); men near headquarters tent during the Civil War (cabinet card)
 
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Alternative Names
Thomas Houseworth

Thomas Houseworth American photographer

Thomas Houseworth Amerikaans fotograaf (1828-1915)

Thomas Houseworth US-amerikanischer Fotoverleger und Fotograf

Languages
English (21)