San Francisco: Lawrence & Houseworth, Opticians, Importers of Stereoscopic Goods, Etc., Etc. 637 Clay Street, (1864). Ca 1864. Cf. Palmquist & Kailborun, p. 361. Square, separate images. 3-1/4" x 6-3/4". Yellow colored mount [square corners], with publisher imprint to right end; series name ["California"] to left; printed label as scene caption affixed under right view. Photographer imprint to verso center. 3¢ Tax stamp [cancelled] to right of imprint. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Some general wear & soiling from handling. Very slight bow to card. Some modest yellowing to image, but not obtrusively so. Very Good. Item #48586
Per Mautz, "The firm produced many of the best of the early stereoviews of California..." [p. 145].
An uncommon early L & H San Francisco view.