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From the Vault: Harold Taylor Collection Slide 291

Photo on a small glass panel. Color. Photo of a red terracotta vase of blue/purple flowers. The vase sits on a white and multicolored table runner on a dark table. Additional Description: Assumed to be an original lantern slide/autochrome by Harold A. Taylor, California photographer and resident of Coronado for many years. Harold A. Taylor was born in the United Kingdom in 1878. In 1896, he immigrated to California, where he photographed Yosemite and other natural scenes in the state. He is credited by some as developing a method of colorizing photographs. In 1912, Taylor moved to Coronado, CA where he established the Coronado Floral Association and continued his photography business. He died in 1960 in El Cajon, CA.

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From the Vault: Harold Taylor Collection Slide 44

Photo on a small glass panel. Color. Photo of pink flowers hung above a dirt path on Trellises. Out of focus dark green leaves are in the foreground of the image. The dirt path is lined with small rocks that leads to a fork in the path. In front of the fork in the path is a large dark green bush. Additional Description: Assumed to be an original lantern slide/autochrome by Harold A. Taylor, California photographer and resident of Coronado for many years. Harold A. Taylor was born in the United Kingdom in 1878. In 1896, he immigrated to California, where he photographed Yosemite and other natural scenes in the state. He is credited by some as developing a method of colorizing photographs. In 1912, Taylor moved to Coronado, CA where he established the Coronado Floral Association and continued his photography business. He died in 1960 in El Cajon, CA.