C.1900 Original Photo - LUCKY BALDWIN'S RANCH, Santa Anita, California

C.1900 Original Photo - LUCKY BALDWIN'S RANCH, Santa Anita, California

This is an original, antique albumen photograph of Lucky Baldwin's Ranch in Santa Anita, California, circa 1900.

Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin (April 3, 1828 – March 1, 1909) was a prominent California businessman and investor of the second half of the 19th century. He is most famous today for his involvement in horse racing: Baldwin founded the original Santa Anita Park racetrack on his estate (later closed and re-opened, again on estate land), breeding and racing some of the finest racehorses of his time. The Baldwin Cottage, and surrounding area, is now the site of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

The photo is captioned: " No. 417 Baldwin's Ranch "

Approximate Dimensions: 7 ¾ " x 5"

Condition: There are some light surface marks and a number of small creases. Please see the pho tos for additional details and the mos t accurate description of its conditi on.
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