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Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    1843–1942
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California., 1898
  • Where object was made: Pasadena, California, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 17.39 x 22.69 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 8 15/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0336
Description

In what looks to be a residential area, a broad tree-lined avenue [identified as Marengo Avenue, Pasadena California] recedes into the distance. Although the sidewalks on either side of the roadway are paved, the road itself remains unpaved. Lines on the surface of the dirt thoroughfare trace the past movement of wheeled modes of transportation. Beyond, peeking above the tree line is a hill or mountain.