Film, Video Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. Vendome Hotel, San Jose, California

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Title
Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal.
Other Title
Vendome Hotel, San Jose, California
Summary
"The world famous hotel, with crowded piazzas, which forms the background, is one of the best in the State of Califonia and is the principal stop for tourists en route to the famous Lick Observatory. The picture shows two four-horse coaches, two teams and two single horse carriages, loaded with tourists under the guidance of Mr. Ross, proprietor of the Mt. Hamilton Transportation Co., starting for the Observatory. The picture is full of action, the figures life size and clear, and the background of hotel, trees and foliage very true to life"--F.Z. Maguire & Co., catalogue, [March, 1898], p. 38.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Hotel Vendome (San Jose, Calif.)
-  Tourism--California--San Jose
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--California--San Jose
-  Ross, Frank Harris,--1830-1905
-  Ross, Fred C.,--1866-1942
-  Mount Hamilton Stage Company
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  60584 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60584.
-  Appearing: Frank Harris Ross, Fred C. Ross?
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:47 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed on September 3 or September 4, 1897 in San Jose, California.
-  Summary taken from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900.
-  The proprietors of the Mount Hamilton Stage Company (Mount Hamilton Transportation Co.) were Frank Harris Ross and his son, Fred C. Ross. One or both may be depicted.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1109) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 147; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 486; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, p. 338; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March, 1900, p. 21 viewed online via the New Jersey Digital Highway, February 10, 2017.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4123 (viewing print)
FEC 1490 (viewing print)
FRA 6406 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 6780 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 0421 (master pos pic)
Box 0043B (paper pos)
Box 5094D (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp003.m3a32703
Library of Congress Control Number
00694421
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"The world famous hotel, with crowded piazzas, which forms the background, is one of the best in the State of Califonia and is the principal stop for tourists en route to the famous Lick Observatory. The picture shows two four-horse coaches, two teams and two single horse carriages, loaded with tourists under the guidance of Mr. Ross, proprietor of the Mt. Hamilton Transportation Co., starting for the Observatory. The picture is full of action, the figures life size and clear, and the background of hotel, trees and foliage very true to life"--F.Z. Maguire & Co., catalogue, [March, 1898], p. 38.
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The contents of the Library of Congress Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694421/.

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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1897) Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694421/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, et al. Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694421/>.

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