McCarthy Album 10, Photograph 354

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Title

McCarthy Album 10, Photograph 354

Date

1935

Subject

Fannette Island, Lake Tahoe

Description

No Caption: c. 1935. Fannette Island is located in Emerald Bay, on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. In 1928, Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight purchased the property encompassing the head of Emerald Bay and Fannette Island. Knight had a summer home built in Scandinavian architectural style and called it Vikingsholm. The stone structure at the top of Fannette island is the "Tea House," built in 1928-1929, at the same time Vikingsholm was built.

Coverage

Lake Tahoe, California

Identifier

96-07-08-alb10-354

Contributor

Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996.

Publisher

California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office

Rights

© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.

Source

Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

Format

JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color

Language

English

Type

Still Image