View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1875

Image

View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1884

Title

View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1875

Identifier

7774

Description

Ventura view of city from the hill behind San Buenaventura Mission. Mission in foreground, Santa Clara House at far right. Courthouse on Santa Clara Street is about in center, surrounded by trees, only the roof is showing. Bed of a reservoir, empty, is in the foreground.

Library records indicate: This picture is probably later than 1874. The bed of the reservoir is in the foreground. Only 2 palms are standing. The third palm blew down in 1875-76. A wing has been added on the courthouse. Trotting course is shown, stands not yet built in 1874, since the trotting course opened 1874 (20 Sept, 1st race).

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

circa 1875

Format

24 x 18 (mounted)
Black and white photograph

Subject

Ventura (Calif.)--Views

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Relation

gp201

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Brewster, John Calvin, “View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1875,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed October 7, 2022, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4980.