Finding Aid to Framed Items from the Collections of The Bancroft Library

Bancroft Library Staff
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Finding Aid to Framed Items from the Collections of The Bancroft Library

Collection number: Various

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Finding aid and digital representations of archival material funded in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian, as part of the Museums and the Online Archive of California project.
Finding Aid Author(s):
Bancroft Library Staff
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2014 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Framed items from the collections of The Bancroft Library
Collection Number: Various
Extent: 310 items (framed); various 362 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: 310 framed items from the collections of The Bancroft Library. Includes paintings, drawings, prints and photographs dating from the late 1600s to the mid-1970s. Subject matter is chiefly California scenes, events, towns and landmarks, as well as numerous portraits of prominent Californians.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Restricted originals. Use digital facsimiles or selected viewing prints only. Use of originals only by permission of the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Framed Items from the Collections of The Bancroft Library, Various, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of all original pictorial materials are available as a part of the Container list of the finding aid. Digital image files were captured from originals by the Library Photographic Service. Most Library originals were captured directly using a Phase One Powerphase digital camera back and a Hasselblad camera. Lower-resolution viewing files were prepared from the high-resolution master TIFF files: the master files were downsampled, sharpened, color-corrected, adjusted for a gamma 2.2 viewing environment, and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format before being placed on the server.

Administrative Information

Items from various sources, including gifts to the library and library purchases.

Processing Information

Processed by The Bancroft Library staff

Container Listing

 

Individual Framed Items

 

County Fair :The Final Grooming at the Stock Show [194-?] BANC PIC 1905.17141:120--FR

Creator/Collector: Cross, Vina
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : oil ; 56 x 92 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): V Cross. Title printed on label (verso). Secondary title handwritten (verso UR). Date of work from biographical and exhibit information handwritten on verso. Extensive biography and provenance information handwritten on verso.

Content/Description

View of livestock pens with cows being groomed and washed. Covered arenas with spectators in stands visible in background.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

Mountain home [Mount Saint Helena, Calif.] 1874 BANC PIC 1917.002--FR

Creator/Collector: Williams, Virgil
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 65.6 x 105.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted title, signature, and date (LR): Mountain Home / Williams 1874 California.

Content/Description

Rustic dwelling with chickens and coop in the yard set in hilly landscape with numerous oak and pine trees. A small outbuilding is visible in the trees beyond and the foothills and peak of Mt. Saint Helena rises in the distance. Mountain Home Ranch Road still exists in Calistoga, CA.

Indexing Terms

Saint Helena, Mount (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

St. Antonio de Padua 1900 BANC PIC 1919.002--FR

Creator/Collector: Peters, Charles Rollo
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 131.6 x 91 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature, title, and date (LL): Charles Rollo Peters / St. Antonio de Padua, 1900.

Content/Description

Nocturnal view of western façade of mission building.

Indexing Terms

San Antonio de Padua (Mission) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[T.J. Cobden-Sanderson] 1893 BANC PIC 1941.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Legros, A.
Physical Description: 1 print : etching(?) ; image 13 x 8.9 cm on mount (sight) 21.6 x 13.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed signature and date (UR): A[lphonse?] Legros / 1893. Handwritten (LC on mount): T.J. Cobden-Sanderson / to John Henry Nash / -26 June 1921.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait of writer and book arts craftsman Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson (1840-1922).

Indexing Terms

Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. -- (Thomas James), -- 1840-1922 -- Portraits
Portraits

 

[Sitting Bull] 1909 BANC PIC 1942.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Gray, Percy
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; 41.2 x 25.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LL): Percy Gray / 1909.

Content/Description

Bust length, three-quarter profile portrait of Sioux Indian medicine chief.

Indexing Terms

Sitting Bull, -- 1834?-1890 -- Portraits
Indians of North America -- Plains (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Portraits
Watercolors

 

[Portrait of George Davidson] 1886 BANC PIC 1946.003--FR

Creator/Collector: Keith, William
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil ; visible image 59.5 x 49.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (UR): W. Keith/1886. Plaque on frame (LC): George Davidson.

Content/Description

Bust portrait in three-quarter profile of one-time regent of the University of California.

Acquisition Information

Acquired with George Davidson papers. Frame chosen by Keith, paragraph one of letter of instructions.

Indexing Terms

Davidson, George, -- 1825-1911 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

How I Got That Way 1953 BANC PIC 1953.002:01-04--FR

Creator/Collector: Goldberg, Reuben L. (Rube)
Physical Description: 3 drawings and 1 page text (matted and framed together) : pen, ink, and crayon ; 32 x 30 cm. or smaller.
Dimensions: Item (1): 28 x 21.4 cm.; Item (2): visible image 12 x 43.9 cm.; Item (3): visible image 13.9 x 43.9 cm.; Item (4): visible image 31.3 x 29.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Item (1): signature and date (LR): Rube Goldberg / May 1953; Item (2): signature (LR): Rube Goldberg 11-8; Item (3): signature (LR): R. Goldberg; Item (4): signature (LR): Rube Goldberg.

Content/Description

Item (1): letter entitled "How I Got That Way" relates Goldberg's years as a mining engineering student at U.C. Berkeley to his start as a cartoonist. Item (2): cartoon with a radio announcer and football team. Item (3): cartoon of Professor Butts and self-opening umbrella. Item (4): Abe Lincoln.

Indexing Terms

Cartoons (Commentary)
Drawings
Goldberg, Rube, -- 1883-1970 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Caricatures and cartoons

 

Bay of Monterey, Upper California 1827 BANC PIC 1953.003--FR

Creator/Collector: Smyth, William
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 22.8 x 35.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LL): W. Smyth / 1827. Handwritten title (LR).

Content/Description

Landscape with couple in foreground, buildings left and center, and masted ships in the bay at right, one of which is purported to be the H.M.S. Blossom on which Smyth served under Captain Frederick William Beechy. Smyth often sketched with fellow officer Richard Beechey during their voyage to the Pacific 1825-1828.

Indexing Terms

Blossom (ship) -- Pictorial works
Cities and towns
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Monterey
Monterey (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

The Presidio and Pueblo of Monterey, Upper California 1827 BANC PIC 1953.004--FR

Creator/Collector: Smyth, William
Physical Description: 1 painting: watercolor on paper ; visible image 20.3 x 31.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR): W. Smyth / 1827. Handwritten title (LR): The Presidio and Pueblo of Monterrey [sic], Upper California.

Content/Description

Landscape with three men in the foreground; buildings of the Presido and Pueblo at center. Painted during a voyage to the Pacific (1825-1828) on the H.M.S. Blossom under Captain Frederick William Beechy.

Indexing Terms

Blossom (ship) -- Pictorial works
Monterey (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Presidio of Monterey (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Watercolors

 

Hiram W. Johnson [ca. 1910-1924] BANC PIC 1956.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 photograph : highlighted with white ; visible image 72.7 x 54.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Hiram W. Johnson.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Hiram Johnson (1866-1945).

Indexing Terms

Portraits

 

[George Robins] [186-?] BANC PIC 1959.093--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; oval image 68.5 x 55.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (stretcher, UC). Stamp (on stretcher) from Jones & Woolls picture store, 48 Market St.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of man (Robins, George W., 1821-1908). Robins, a California pioneer, left New York in March 1849 aboard the bark Clarissa, sailed around Cape Horn and arrived in San Francisco in October of that year. Robins was referred to as a capitalist and a letter apparently written by him to Benjamin S. Hill in 1850 discusses the state of money market in San Francisco at the time.

Indexing Terms

Robins, George W., -- 1821-1908 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Mission Dolores, Looking Towards San Francisco Oct. 22, 1850 BANC PIC 1960.018:016b--A

Creator/Collector: Dougal, William H.
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil heightened with white ; 18 x 26.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LC): Mission Dolores, looking towards San Francisco. Handwritten date (LR): Oct. 22nd 1850.

Content/Description

View from hill, later called Liberty Hill, looking north east across Mission Dolores to San Francisco. In the middle distance is the mission quadrangle, and the fenced line of what would become Dolores Street. At the far right of the drawing is Mission Bay. In the center distance is San Francisco harbor and Yerba Buena Island.

Additional Note

Two items in the Dougal collection were assigned number 16 by the library. One (16a) is of the front of Mission Dolores. The other (16b, view over Mission Dolores towards San Francisco) was drawn the same day, and was formerly framed. These are reproduced as plates 23 and 24 of "Off for California; the letters, log and sketches of William H. Dougal, gold rush artist", edited by Frank M. Stanger (1949).

Indexing Terms

Drawings
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works

 

[Francois Emile Matthes] [ca. 1900-ca. 1948] BANC PIC 1961.005:115--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 59.6 x 49.6 cm.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of Matthes, noted geologist.

Indexing Terms

Matthes, Fran/lc\cois, -- 1874-1948 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Don Francisco de Lara y Fresnedo] [1674] BANC PIC 1961.022--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 105 x 82.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted (on scroll in image): El Illmo Sor Dn Franco / de Lara y Fresnedo...electo arpo de zaragoza ano de 1674.
Medium/Materials: oil on canvas

Content/Description

Half-length standing portrait of churchman wearing a scarlet cloak and skull cap with a large cross around his neck. His is flanked by a coat of arms and books behind a drapery swag.

Indexing Terms

Lara y Fresnedo, Francisco de -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

California fruit 1855 BANC PIC 1962.003:01--C

Creator/Collector: W.W. Elliott Lithographers
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 61 x 48 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC in image). Printed (LC below title, in image): Painted for the State Agriculture Exhibition, from specimens raised at Smiths Gardens near Sacramento. By Thos. M. Logan, M.D. 1855; Lithographed & printed in colors by Endicott & Co. New York; (on scroll in image): Crawford's late peach, circumference 12 inches, weight near 12 ounces. Smith's California seedling strawberries, longest diameter 2 and 2/10 inches, shortest do 1, 1/4 do. Grapes Black Hamburg average diameter 8/10 inches. Cannon Hall muscat average diameter 9/10 inches. Correct, James L.L.F. Warren Cor. Sec., Cal. St. Ag. Soc.

Content/Description

Still life of grapes, strawberries and peach with glass dish.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Color
Still lifes

 

[Charles Martin Weber] [188-?] BANC PIC 1962.003:09--FR

Creator/Collector: Innes Felder, J.
Physical Description: 1 drawing on paper mounted on canvas : charcoal and white chalk ; visible oval image 63 x 49.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): J. Innes Felder.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait after a photo by J. Pitcher Spooner.

Indexing Terms

Charcoal drawings
Weber, Charles David Maria, -- 1814-1881 -- Pictorial works
Portraits

 

[Don Silvestre Terrazas] [1921?] BANC PIC 1962.011--FR

Creator/Collector: Aviola (?), M. Hernandez
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas ; oil ; visible image 49 x 39 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): M. [Hernandez?] Aviola / [?] / [1921?] Engraved plaque (verso) includes sitter's dates and occupation. Handwritten inscription (verso) includes sitter's dates, occupation, and parents and descendants names [signed by Margarita Terrazas]. On stretcher (UL): Fine Arts shop 1-15-21.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of Terrazas, a prominent and politically active journalist born in Chihuahua and educated in Mexico. He was editor of El Correo de Chihuahua and a member of the Prensa Asociada de los Estados, among other activities.

Note

donor files indicate gift of Margarita Terrazas in 1962.
 

Across the Continent : "Westward the course of empire takes its way" c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:1530--D

Creator/Collector: Palmer, F. (Fanny) Currier & Ives Ives J.M.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, hand colored ; 60.4 x 81.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): J.M. Ives, Del.; (LC) Entered according to act of Congress in the year AD 1868 by Currier & Ives...; (LR): Drawn by F.F. Palmer; (LC below title): New York Pub. by Currier & Ives. 125 Nassau Street.

Content/Description

Rail line through small town of log buildings with train in center (Through Line New York - San Francisco). Scene includes men at work in woods; women and children near a public school, church and other buildings; covered wagons being pulled by oxen; a wagon train on trail in distance; and Indians on horses to right.

Acquisition Information

Honeyman Collection.

Indexing Terms

Cities and towns
Lithographs -- Hand-colored
Railroads -- United States -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works

 

Switchman's Union of North America Charter January 19, 1913 BANC PIC 1963.033--FR

Creator/Collector: Switchman's Union
Physical Description: 1 broadside on paper : b&w and color ; visible image 48 x 30.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Various signatures of Charter members. Document dated (LC): Jan. 19, 1913.

Content/Description

Includes a small vignette of a train and workmen, the text of the charter, signatures and a seal.

Additional Note

Completed by the Switchman's Union of North America, Lodge #197, San Francisco, Calif.

Indexing Terms

Broadsides
Switchmen's Union of North America -- Pictorial works
Trade Unions -- Railroads -- United States -- Pacific Coast -- Pictorial works

 

The White House, Canyon de Chelly 1915 BANC PIC 1964.005--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 25.3 x 45.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso stretcher UL): The White House / Canyon Del Shelly; (UC): San Diego Exposition 1915.

Content/Description

Distant view of pueblo ruins.

Indexing Terms

Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- Dwellings -- Arizona -- Chelly, Canyon de -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Mount Shasta viewed through trees] [186-?] BANC PIC 1965.005--FR

Creator/Collector: Brodt, Helen Tanner
Physical Description: 1 drawing on paper mounted on canvas : pastel ; visible image 53.8 x 43.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Helen Brodt. Handwritten title (verso): Mt. Shasta.

Content/Description

Vertical view of Mount Shasta looking through tree-lined slope in the foreground.

Indexing Terms

Mount Shasta (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Pastels (Visual works)
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

[Mount Shasta and a mountain lake] [1865?] BANC PIC 1965.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Brodt, Helen Tanner
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pastel ; visible image 28 x 38.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Helen / Brodt.

Content/Description

Horizontal view looking through trees towards Mount Shasta with a small lake in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Mount Shasta (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Pastels (Visual works)
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

[George P. Hammond : Director of the Bancroft Library, 1946-1965] 1965 BANC PIC 1965.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Stewart, M.D.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 75 x 54.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): M. D. Stewart 65.

Content/Description

Half-length seated portrait.

Indexing Terms

Bancroft Library. -- Director -- Portraits
Hammond, George Peter, -- 1896- -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Self portrait of Gerald Cassidy] 1924 BANC PIC 1966.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas : oil ; 51 x 40.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : Gerald [sun symbol] Cassidy. Label (on verso, dated August 3, 1958): sold to / Robert E. McKee, / P.O. Drawer 562, / El Paso, Texas. / (signed): Mrs. Gerald Cassidy. Handwritten on stretcher (top) : 1924 Gerald Cassidy self-portrait / 1924.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of the artist.

Indexing Terms

Cassidy, Gerald, -- 1879-1934 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits
Self-Portraits

 

Bird's-eye view of Redwood City, Cal[ifornia]. 1891 BANC PIC 1968.021--D

Creator/Collector: Moore, E.S.
Physical Description: 1 lithograph : b&w ; sheet 55 x 65.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR in image): E.S. Moore, artist. Printed key to locations in central image (LR and LL).

Content/Description

View of city with vignettes of Price's Hotel, Wise Planing and Jobbing Mill, Summit Springs Health and Pleasure Resort, Wahl Building and C.J. Hynding residence along the top border; and, in the center bottom, Redwood City House.

Indexing Terms

Redwood City (Calif.) -- Aerial views -- Pictorial works
Redwood City (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

[A mountain scene] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1969.005--FR

Creator/Collector: Holdridge, R.G. (Ransom Gillett)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 39.5 x 50 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: On stretcher (LL): 71.1.2.

Content/Description

View of ravine with valley and high mountains in distance. Peasant woman with basket walking through opening in fence in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Mountains -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Tourist party viewing Yosemite] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1969.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Schafer, F.F.
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on masonite : oil ; visible image 34.6 x 64.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso): Herman / Reichel. Label from Oakland Art Museum (Municipal Auditorium Oakland; No. TL 58.35.5).

Content/Description

Group seated in open wagon drawn by four horses looking at of view of Yosemite Valley from the Mariposa Trail with El Capitan visible in center and Half Dome in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Leisure -- California -- Pictorial works
Sightseers -- California, Northern
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Untitled river scene : possibly the Columbia River] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1969.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Schafer, Frederick F. (attr.)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 41 x 60.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (R edge): Columbia River? Mt. Hood Cape Horn [modern hand].

Content/Description

View looking across [Columbia?] river with high peak at left and mountain in distance.

Indexing Terms

Columbia River -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

Fort Point from Baker Beach [ca. 1880] BANC PIC 1969.013--FR

Creator/Collector: Valencia, Manuel
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 76 x 126.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature LR: M. Valencia. Title from label (verso).

Content/Description

View from Baker Beach looking northeast with Fort Point in right distance and Marin headlands in left distance. Steamboat and masted ship at bay.

Indexing Terms

Fort Point (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Primitive painting of a man fishing in a mountain lake] [between 1880 and 1900] BANC PIC 1969.015--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown Primitive
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 58.3 x 76.5 cm.

Content/Description

Man fishing from a boat in lake near mountains and a cabin.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Horse's head] 1887 BANC PIC 1969.020:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Norris, Frank
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on board : oil ; 20 x 20 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signed (LR): B F Norris 87.

Content/Description

Bust of horse in agitated state, foaming at the mouth.

Custodial History

Gift of Dr. Frank Norris, 1969.

Additional Note

Painted by author Frank Norris (Benjamin Franklin Norris).

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[Mount Shasta and Shastina Lake] [not before 1857] BANC PIC 1970.003--FR

Creator/Collector: Butman, Frederick A.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 65.3 x 106.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: (verso): S.&G. Gump / importers of / looking glasses, picture frames, mouldings, pictures / no. 117 & 119 Sansome St. S.F. / - Cal. -

Content/Description

Distant view of snow-capped mountains with small lake in foreground surrounded by an open plain.

Indexing Terms

Mount Shasta (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Shastina, Lake (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

Almond Blossoms and Wild Mustard, Saratoga, California ca. 1930's BANC PIC 1970.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 75.4 x 90.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Theodore Wores. Title from label on verso.

Content/Description

Field with flowering trees and plants and a small wooden building.

Indexing Terms

Saratoga (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Saratoga
Oil paintings

 

Mount Tamalpais from Corte Madera Creek 1915 BANC PIC 1970.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 39.5 x 49.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): Theodore Wores. Title and date from label on verso. UC label (verso, LL): 70-10-06912.

Content/Description

California landscape with wildflowers and oaks in foreground, creek in center, and Mt. Tamalpais in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Corte Madera (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Corte Madera
Oil paintings

 

[The Golden Gate from Ocean Cliff, San Francisco] [ca. 1912] BANC PIC 1970.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 39.7 x 49.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): Theodore Wores.

Content/Description

Oceanside path along cliff with wild flowers. Buoy visible at left.

Indexing Terms

Golden Gate (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Yosemite Falls] [1930?] BANC PIC 1970.010--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas on board : oil (acrylic?) ; visible image 39.6 x 29.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Theodore Wores.

Content/Description

View of upper and lower Yosemite Falls from across meadow.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Yosemite National Park
Waterfalls -- California -- Yosemite National Park
Wilderness areas -- California
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[View of San Francisco waterfront, 1850] [ca. 1870] BANC PIC 1970.011--FR

Creator/Collector: Jones, William H.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 30.9 x 81.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : William H. Jones.

Content/Description

Based on: Henry Firks' San Francisco : 1849. Drawn on the spot by Henry Firks for [auctioneer] W.H. Jones, Esq. of San Francisco, looking from Market Street sand dunes towards Telegraph Hill.
Early view of San Francisco showing scattered buildings on waterfront with ships in harbor; one ship is ablaze.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Telegraph Hill (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Waterfronts -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[The Cliff House and Seal Rocks, San Francisco] [ca. 1875] BANC PIC 1970.012--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 reverse painting on glass : mixed media ; visible image 19.2 x 24.5 cm.

Content/Description

View of Cliff house and beyond from Sutro Heights.

Processing/Project Information

Previously 1969.012.

Additional Note

Possibly a keepsake item sold at the Cliff House.

Indexing Terms

Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Seal Rocks (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[The miner's dream] [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1970.038--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 44 x 34 cm.

Content/Description

View of Australian gold miner seated at a desk asleep, dreaming of a winter homecoming with family, after having read a letter that has fallen to the floor. Set in a rustic cabin, several books lay on the desk while a dog and dead bird lay at his feet.

Indexing Terms

Cabins
Dreams -- Pictorial works
Gold miners -- Australia -- Pictorial works
Miners -- Australia -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Portrait of Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States] [between 1950 and 1960] BANC PIC 1970.045--FR

Creator/Collector: Ray, Joan
Physical Description: 1 photograph ; 47.3 x 40.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LL on mat): To: Oscar Jahnsen / my friend and associate / for over 30 years. / [signed] Earl Warren / Chief Justice of the United States. Printed signature (in neg?) (LL): Joan Ray / [.116?] 4.5 S.F.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of Warren seated behind desk.

Indexing Terms

Warren, Earl, -- 1891-1974 -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Aspinwall California Railway [ca. 1852] BANC PIC 1971.003--FR

Creator/Collector: Nahl, H.W. Arthur
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 54.9 x 75.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso, UL): H. A. A. / 29031. UCB label (verso): 71-10-00468. Auction labels on verso.

Content/Description

View of a train engine and car crossing a body of water in Aspinwall (later renamed Colon) Panama. The turnaround is visible in the foreground and a church with a classical façade stands on a hill with the town beyond.

Indexing Terms

Col/ac\on (Panama) -- Pictorial works
Panama Railroad Co. -- Pictorial works
Railroads -- Panama -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Adobe, Rancho Santa Margarita(?)] [ca. 1885] BANC PIC 1971.005--FR

Creator/Collector: Walker, James
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 25 x 44.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Exhibition and provenance information on verso.

Content/Description

View of ranchers roping a cow in front of an adobe house. Possibly Rancho Santa Margarita, (San Luis Obispo County?) Calif.
 

[Corral, Rancho Santa Margarita(?)] [ca. 1885] BANC PIC 1971.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Walker, James
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil on canvas ; visible image 25.2 x 45.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Numerous (on verso).

Content/Description

Thatched stick corral on open plain with mountains in distance. Possibly Rancho Santa Margarita, (San Luis Obispo County?) Calif.

Indexing Terms

Corrals -- California -- Pictorial works
Ranchers -- California -- Pictorial works
Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Padron] [ca. 1885] BANC PIC 1971.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Walker, James
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 29.2 x 24.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL) : J. Walker. Handwritten title (verso).

Content/Description

Man in fancy dress on horseback, presumably a Spanish Califorian rancher.

Indexing Terms

Ranchers -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Vaquero] [ca. 1885] BANC PIC 1971.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Walker, James
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil on canvas ; vi 29.2 x 24.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL) : J. Walker. Handwritten title (verso).

Content/Description

Young man on horseback, presumably on a Californian rancho.

Indexing Terms

Cowboys -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

California fruit : paintur for C.A. Shelton. [ca. 1855] BANC PIC 1971.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 22.7 x 35 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handlettered title and signature (LC) : California Fruit paintur for C. A. Shelton / by Charles Nahl.

Content/Description

Bowl including apples, pears, grapes and other fruits.

Indexing Terms

Fruit -- California -- Pictorial works
Still lifes
Watercolors

 

[San Francisco beach, Seal Rock, and Cliff House] [188-?] BANC PIC 1971.010--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 34.8 x 60.2 cm.

Content/Description

View from Ocean Beach looking north toward the Cliff House and Seal Rocks; bathers and a dog on the beach, and a steamship in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Beaches -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Cliff House (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Leisure -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Ocean Beach (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Seal Rocks (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

The Grizzly [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1971.011--FR

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas
Physical Description: 1 painting on wood panel : oil ; 106.6 x 17.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): T. Hill. Title (LC): The / Grizzly.

Content/Description

Giant Sequoia with two figures on horseback in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Giant sequoia -- California -- Pictorial works
Grizzly Giant (Tree) -- Pictorial works
Mariposa Grove (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

The Wawona [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1971.012--FR

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas
Physical Description:
Dimensions: 1 painting on wood panel : oil ; 106.7 x 17.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): T. Hill. Painted title (LC): The / Wawona.

Content/Description

Giant Sequoia showing tunnel through trunk.

Indexing Terms

Giant sequoia -- California -- Pictorial works
Mariposa Grove (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Wawona (Tree) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Confluence of the Jefferson, Madison, and Gallatin Rivers to Form the Missouri River in S.W. Montana, 1917 1917 BANC PIC 1971.013--FR

Creator/Collector: Paxson, E.S.
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; 24.7 x 34.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): E.S. Paxson / -1917-. Title from label on verso. Acquisition information on label on verso. UC inventory label (verso): 71-10-00470.

Content/Description

Landscape view from the river bank in the Three Forks region of Montana.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- Montana
Rivers -- Montana -- Pictorial works
Three Forks Region (Mont.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

A prune orchard, Saratoga, California [1927] BANC PIC 1971.016--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 29.4 x 44.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): Theodore Wores.

Content/Description

Landscape with plum trees in bloom and poppies.

Indexing Terms

Orchards -- California -- Saratoga -- Pictorial works
Saratoga (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Saratoga
Oil paintings

 

[Portrait of Herbert E. Bolton] : [Director of The Bancroft Library, 1916-1942] [1970] BANC PIC 1971.019--FR

Creator/Collector: Lazcano, J.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 79.8 x 75 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): J. Lazcano.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait of former director reading a book

Indexing Terms

Bancroft Library. -- Director -- Portraits
Bolton, Herbert Eugene, -- 1870-1953 -- Portratis
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[A Modoc brave on the warpath] [ca. 1873] BANC PIC 1971.055:1627--FR

Creator/Collector: Muybridge, Eadweard Bradley & Rulofson
Physical Description: 1 photograph : stereograph ; on mount 8.5 x 17.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (on mount) : The Modoc War / illustrated by Muybridge / Published by Bradley & Rulofson. Exhibition information on verso.

Indexing Terms

Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873 -- Photographs
Stereographs

 

[Mountain lion] [ca. 1945] BANC PIC 19xx.503--PIC

Creator/Collector: Proctor, A. Phimister (Alexander Phimister)
Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; visible image 16 x 17.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Etched initials (LR in image): A.P.P. Handwritten signature (LR): A Phimister Proctor; (LC): To my good friend / Francis Farquhor- / from A. Phimister Proctor - Nov. 29 - [1]945.

Content/Description

Snarling mountain lion perched on a hill.
 

[Landscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains] [ca. 1940] BANC PIC 1972.003--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on cardboard : oil ; 20.5 x 27.8 cm.

Content/Description

View of meadow with mountains in distance.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[The camp ground] [191-?] BANC PIC 1972.005--FR

Creator/Collector: Ring, B. (Alice B.?)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 59.5 x 89 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): BRing.

Content/Description

A California resort camp with large tents, oak trees, and figures. Large communal tent at left. Outdoor cooking area set up in left foreground. Several groups of men, women, and children reading, playing cards, relaxing and preparing to hunt.

Indexing Terms

Camping -- California -- Pictorial works
Leisure -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Pioche, Lincoln County, Nevada] August 1870 BANC PIC 1972.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Schofield, George
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 43.5 69.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL) : G. Schofield / Aug. 1870. Label (verso of frame) : Pioche / 19 miles from Bodie, California [...]

Content/Description

View of town looking northwesterly from the north slope of Treasure Hill. Hill at center is a quartzite knoll. Mine building at center is thought to be the Meadow Valley no.3 shaft.

Additional Note

Location identified by Paul Gemmill of the Nevada Mining Association.

Indexing Terms

Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Pioche -- Pictorial works
Mining districts -- Nevada -- Pictorial works
Pioche (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Portrait of Henry Durant] : [first president of the University of California] [ca. 1845] BANC PIC 1972.027--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 68.4 x 55.5 cm.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Durant, Henry, -- 1802-1875 -- Portraits
University of California (1868-1952). -- President -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Inez Ghirardelli] [ca. 1940] BANC PIC 1973.014--FR

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Carlton
Physical Description: 1 painting on heavy panel : tempera ; visible image 48 x 63 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Label (verso, UL) from Golden Gate International Exposition May 25th - September 29th, 1940. Names artist as Carleton Lehman, registration # 2549.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait. Unfinished scene (described separately) on verso.

Indexing Terms

Ghirardelli, Ynez, -- 1909- -- Portraits
Portraits
Tempera paintings

 

Lakeport, Lake County, California: The Switzerland of America. c1888 BANC PIC 1973.015--D

Creator/Collector: Inchbold, Stanley
Physical Description: 1 print: artotype ; sheet 53 x 71 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR in image): Drawn by Stanley Inchbold Upper Lake, Lake Co. Cal. Printed (LR out side of image): Britton & Rey, Arto: San Francisco; (LL): Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1888 by Stanley Inchbold, Upper Lake, in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington; (LC below title): Stanley Inchbold, Upper Lake, Lake Co. Cal., late prof. of drawing at the University Coll. Sch: London, Eng.: certificated art master from South Kensington Govt. School, London, Eng. Library of Congress copyright stamp (LL).

Content/Description

Large central image is overview of the town, waterfront and distant hills, showing docks, buildings and farms. Marginal images of prominent businesses and landmarks include map of Plates Addition, tin shop and hardware storefront on Chamblin block, Witter Springs [resort] near Upper Lake, H. Cohn & Son grocery and hardware store, Farmers Savings Bank storefront, McCraney & Sons storefront, Mound Cottages Hotel, Bank of Lake storefront, Lakeport Democrat storefront, Whitton's Stable, Uncle Sam Mountain from Upper Lake, Tunis Lumber Merchant, storefronts on Levy block 1875, Pioneer Store.

Additional Note

Vintage photocopy of original watercolor, not drawn to scale.

Indexing Terms

Lakeport (Calif.) -- Aerial views
Lakeport (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Collotypes

 

[Still life] : [the Daily Independent] [ca. 1889] BANC PIC 1973.019--FR

Creator/Collector: S.M. (of San Diego)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 33.2 x 45.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted (LR): S. M. San Diego. Label detailing provenance on verso.

Content/Description

Folded newspaper, Daily Independent, (Vol. XVIII--No. 60. Santa Barbara Wednesday evening) laying on table next to tooled leather cigar pouch; lit cigar rests on table.

Indexing Terms

Still lifes
Oil paintings

 

[Looking down Yosemite Valley] [ca. 1870] BANC PIC 1974.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert Dillmann, J.J. Deldruck v. Breidenbach & Co. (Dusseldorf, Germany)
Physical Description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; visible image 53.5 x 81.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed signature (LR): A. Bierstadt. Printed (LL): J.J. Dillmann Lith; (LC): Deldruck v. Breidenbach & Co. in Dusseldorf.

Content/Description

View looking towards Royal Arches; Half Dome at right, Yosemite Falls at left, Merced River below, and Mount Watkins in distance.

Additional Note

Lithograph after an original painting by Albert Bierstadt, ca. 1868. Described by dealer as a "proof before letters"

Indexing Terms

Chromolithographs
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Sutro Baths] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1974.014-ROLL

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print (composite of multiple sheets) mounted on canvas : chromolithograph ; printed area 197.5 x 203.5 cm.

Content/Description

Interior view of baths showing large pool, smaller pools, and platforms. Onlookers on upper platforms viewing mostly male bathers. Structure of building detailed.

Indexing Terms

Chromolithographs
Leisure -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Public baths -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sutro Baths -- Pictorial works

 

[View of Avalon Harbor, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.] c1905 BANC PIC 1975.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Kurtz and Allison
Physical Description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; visible image 51.2 x 65.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC): Avalon, Santa Catalina Island Cal.

Content/Description

View overlooking bay and harbor showing boating activity, docks, and buildings along shore.

Indexing Terms

Chromolithographs
Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1975.031--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 54.9 x 81.9 cm.

Content/Description

View of harbor with a small number of buildings on the shore. Small sailing vessels and a ferry on the water.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[California landscape with poppies] [ca. 1925] BANC PIC 1976.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Redmond, Granville
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 75.3 x 100.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): Grandville Redmond.

Content/Description

Rolling green foothills with oak trees and poppies in the foreground; mountains in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Poppies -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

[Laguna Beach, Calif.] [ca. 1918] BANC PIC 1976.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Redmond, Granville
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 29.7 x 40 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Granville Redmond.

Content/Description

View of coastline with several figures on the beach under umbrellas and in the water.

Acquisition Information

Gift of J.G Redmond.

Indexing Terms

Laguna Beach (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Yosemite Valley by moonlight, Calif.] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1976.019--FR

Creator/Collector: Sears, Benjamin Willard
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 45.7 x 32.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Ben. W. Sears.

Content/Description

Nocturnal view of El Capitan with small campfire visible on the valley floor.

Indexing Terms

Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Indian war party] [ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1976.042--FR

Creator/Collector: Borein, Edward
Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; visible image 14.3 x 19.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Edward Borein. Insignia? (LL).

Content/Description

Four native American Indians on horseback; three wear full feather headresses and each carries either a spear or staff.

Indexing Terms

Etchings
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works

 

Home-Front Hero Jan. 15, 1943 BANC PIC 1976.045--FR

Creator/Collector: Goldberg, Rube
Physical Description: 1 drawing : crayon, ink, and gouache ; visible image 34 x 27.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR) : Rube Goldberg. Handwritten inscription (LL) : With / all good wishes / to commissioner / Albert Pleydell / [signed] Rube Goldberg / Jan. 15, 1943.

Content/Description

Satirical cartoon of horse in relation to gas rationing and beef shortage during the World War II.

Indexing Terms

Cartoons (Commentary)
Drawings

 

[Self portrait of Gottardo Piazzoni sketching in landscape] 1903 BANC PIC 1977.013--FR

Creator/Collector: Piazzoni, Gottardo
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 16.8 x 12 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): G. Piazzoni 03.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings
Self-Portraits

 

Chaucer's Canterbury pilgrims [not before 1810] BANC PIC 1977.017--FR

Creator/Collector: Blake, William
Physical Description: 1 print : steel engraving (second state) ; visible image 35 x 96.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). (Printed below title): Painted in fresco by William Blake & by him engraved & published October 8, 1810, at no. 28 corner of Broad Street Golden Square.
Medium/Materials: engraving

Content/Description

Large group on horseback in procession from gothic style gate at left. Characters named in margin below image.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Norman Strauss.

Indexing Terms

Canterbury (England)
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400. -- Canterbury tales -- Pictorial works
Intaglio prints
Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- England -- Canterbury -- Pictorial works

 

[Landscape with eucalyptus trees, Santa Barbara foothills, Calif.] [ca. 1915] BANC PIC 1977.040--FR

Creator/Collector: Otte, William Louis
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 54.2 x 69.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR) : William Louis Otte (additional signature visible above present).

Content/Description

Eucalyptus trees in foreground with mountains in distance.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

[Cowboy chasing a steer] [ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1977.052--FR

Creator/Collector: Borein, Edward
Physical Description: 1 painting : watercolor on paper ; visible image 11.7 x 18.9 cm .
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR) : Edward Borein .

Indexing Terms

Beef cattle -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Cowboys -- California -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[Two cowboys roping a steer] [ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1977.053--FR

Creator/Collector: Borein, Edward
Physical Description: 1 painting : watercolor on paper ; visible image 15.8 x 20.7 cm .
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR) : Edward Borein .

Indexing Terms

Beef cattle -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[Nudes embracing / photographed by Tom Weir] c1965 BANC PIC 1977.116--FR

Creator/Collector: Weir, Thomas
Physical Description: 1 photograph mounted on masonite ; 28.5 x 50 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten photographer's label (verso): To Lawrence Ferlinghetti / 2nd Dec. 1965 / [signed] Thomas Weir.

Content/Description

Image reproduced in City Lights Journal # 3 (1965).

Indexing Terms

Nudes

 

[Old Mission Sonoma, Calif.] [ca. 1905] BANC PIC 1978.101--FR

Creator/Collector: Macartney, Harry
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : oil ; visible image 24 x 31 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): H. Macartney. Stamp (verso): Regal / Canvas Boards / size 10 x 13. Handwritten (verso): Old Mission / Sonoma / H Macartney / 1791 Pine St. / City. Additional auction information partially visible on verso.

Content/Description

View of Mission in evening.

Indexing Terms

Mission San Francisco Solano (Sonoma, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Missions
Oil paintings

 

Carmel 1938 BANC PIC 1978.123--FR

Creator/Collector: Heyneman, Julie Helen
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : oil ; visible image 35 x 45.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature, title, and date (LR): Julie Heyneman. / Carmel 1938.

Content/Description

View of beach at Carmel looking north with Pebble Beach and northern point in distance.

Indexing Terms

Carmel (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Emilio Segre] [19--] BANC PIC 1978.187--FR

Creator/Collector: Chamberlain, June
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 80 x 59.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LC): June S. Chamberlain ©. Sitter's name appears on papers on desk.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of the scientist seated at a desk in his office. Papers relating to light spectrum and related sciences scattered on desk.

Additional Note

Painted by wife of Dr. Owen Chamberlain.

Indexing Terms

Scientists -- Portraits
Segrè, Emilio -- Portraits

 

[Mission San Juan Capistrano] 1886 BANC PIC 1979.007--FR

Creator/Collector: Cole, Joseph Foxcroft
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 36.9 x 50.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): J. Foxcroft Cole, 1886.

Content/Description

Distant view across open pasture toward mission buildings.

Indexing Terms

California -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[Chinatown Alley, Sing Yuen Washing & Ironing] [1885] BANC PIC 1979.008--FR

Creator/Collector: Hahn, Karl Wilhelm
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 45 x 33.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : Wm Hahn.

Content/Description

Dark alley surrounded by buildings; several figures involved in various activities; ducks and chickens in scene.

Indexing Terms

Chinese -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Chapel of the Mission of San Luis Rey. S. California 1876 BANC PIC 1979.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles, Lemuel
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 16.8 x 14.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): L M. Wiles / 1876. Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso): Chapel of the Mission of San Luis Rey. S. California / L.M. Wiles / N.Y. 1876. Handwritten (LR): Moonlight- / Chapel at / San Luis Rey.

Content/Description

Ruined chapel with belltower behind and church buildings to right. Cemetery crosses in foreground.

Indexing Terms

San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Mission of San Carlos, Near Monterey, California 1876 BANC PIC 1979.010--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles. Lemuel Maynard
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 20 x 30.5 cm .
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR) : L.M. Wiles 1876 . Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso) : Mission of San Carlos near Monterey California / N.Y. 1876 / L.M. Wiles .

Content/Description

View of eastern façade of Church .

Indexing Terms

California -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Mission of San Juan Capistrano. S. California 1876 BANC PIC 1979.011--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles, Lemuel Maynard
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 19.9 x 30.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): L M Wiles / 1876. Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso): Mission of San Juan Capistrano. S. California / L.M. Wiles- / N.Y. 1876-.

Content/Description

Ruins of chapel with bells at left and figures and mountains at right.

Indexing Terms

San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Mount San Bernardino from the Mission Ruins, S. California 1876 BANC PIC 1979.012--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles, Lemuel Maynard
Physical Description: 1 painting on [slate?] panel : oil ; visible image 24.5 x 48.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): L.M. Wiles / 1876. Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso): Mount San Bernardino from the Mission Ruins, S. California / L. M. Wiles / N.Y. 1876.

Content/Description

View overlooking valley from atop stone wall; mission ruins at right, small house at left, and snow-covered mountains in distance.

Indexing Terms

Mountains -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

On the Chagres River, C[entral] America 1876 BANC PIC 1979.013--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles Lemuel
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 19 x 15.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): L.M. Wiles / 1876. Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso): On the Chagres, C. America / L.M. Wiles / (LL) N.Y. 1876.

Content/Description

View looking down river with the sun low above the distant mountains. Lush tropical vegetation along the shore, a small boat on the water, and huts visible in the distance.
 

View in Panama, C[entral] America 1876 BANC PIC 1979.014--FR

Creator/Collector: Wiles Lemuel
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 19.3 x 15.8cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): L.M. Wiles - / 1876. Painted title (plaque on frame). Handwritten (panel verso): View of Panama, C. America / L.M. Wiles / (LL) N.Y. 1876.

Content/Description

View of dwelling along the water's edge surrounded by tropical vegetation; figure in small boat on the beach below at twilight.
 

[View in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California] 1865 BANC PIC 1979.015--FR

Creator/Collector: Wynat, Alexander Helvig
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 39 x 58.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR) : A. H. Wyant 1865.

Content/Description

View of a broad, green meadow with a small encampment and horses in the middleground and a single Indian figure in the foreground.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountains -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[The Mission of San Jose, California] [ca. 1826-1827] BANC PIC 1979.016--D (sheet 2-3)

Creator/Collector: Smyth, William
Physical Description: 1 drawing on paper (on 2 contiguous sketch book pages) : pencil ; full sheet 26.3 x 74.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (UL right hand sheet): The Mission of S. Jose. California -.

Content/Description

Broad view of mission and outbuildings with two Indians in the foreground, a horse and rider to the right and native American dwellings (huts) to the left.

Indexing Terms

Drawings
Pencil works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works

 

Santa Anna [Church?] Panama 1860 BANC PIC 1979.017--FR

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Hugo Wilhelm Arthur
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 20.5 x 28 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): A.N. 1860. Painted title (LR): Santa Anna Panama.

Content/Description

Western façade of mission church looking towards east end of building; figures gathered around entrance and walking in street.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

Hills near Salinas [Calif.] [19--?] BANC PIC 1979.018--D

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting paper mounted on board : watercolor ; 37.9 x 55.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (verso): Hills near Salinas. Manufacturer's stamp (verso): Whatman (extra hard sized drawing paper on board).

Content/Description

View looking across open field with rolling hills in distance, possibily showing Gavilan Peak?

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Watercolors

 

[Bacon Art and Library Building, University of California, Berkeley] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1979.025--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on prepared paper mounted on board : oil ; visible image 27.9 x 41.5 cm.

Content/Description

View of building through trees with meadow in foreground.

Additional Note

Becon Art and Library Building was later renamed as Bacon Hall.

Indexing Terms

Bacon Hall (Berkeley, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
University of California (1868-1952) -- Buildings -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

The Sonnet : Anima April 27, 1880 BANC PIC 1979.056--FR

Creator/Collector: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Sharp, William
Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; visible image 10 x 16.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (UL): Anima. Printed (LL): D. G. Rossetti pro matre fecit Apr: 27. 1880. Handwritten (verso): To W. B. Scott / with friendly regards from / William Sharp / 9:12:'82 / (mounted on lower border, trimmed from mat board): proof on India paper / William Sharp. Signatures and handwriting appear to be the same on both inscriptions.

Content/Description

Winged female figure, her head is crowned with a laurel wreath, holding a lyre and hourglass suspended above a rose bower surrounding the sonnet.

Indexing Terms

Allegories
Proofs

 

The Berkeley Hills, Cal. 1915 BANC PIC 1979.076--FR

Creator/Collector: Breuer, Henry Joseph
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 12 x 17 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted initials and date (LL): H. J. B. 15. Handwritten (verso): The Berkeley Hills, Cal. (In artist's hand) / Henry J. Breuer / born Phil 1860 / died cal - 1932 / reference fieldings [dictionary of artists] / Malletts [Independent?] / etc.

Indexing Terms

Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Marion Ward, Louise Ward & Annie Mailliard] [18--?] BANC PIC 1980.027--FR

Creator/Collector: Storrow, Rebecca J.
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : oil ; visible image 11.5 x 10.5 cm, dome top frame.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (UC verso): Marion Ward / Louisa Crawford nee Ward / Annie Mailliard " " [nee Ward] / painted by Miss Hall / this miniature painted by / Rebecca J. Storrow.

Content/Description

Portrait group of adolescent male with two little girls in his lap. The girls hold bouquets of roses and morning glories.

Indexing Terms

Group portraits
Ward family -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Portrait of John Augustus Sutter] c1852 BANC PIC 1980.043--FR

Creator/Collector: Pierce, J.H. Butler, B. F. Johnson, W.H.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; 26.7 x 20.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed signature (LC) : J. A. Sutter. Printed (LL) : Lith. of B. F. Butler ; (LR) : Drawn on stone by J. H. Peirce from a portrait by S. W. Shaw ; (LC) : Published by Peirce & Johnson, San Francisco, California 1852 / entered according to act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Peirce and W. H. Johnson [...] Additional descriptive information on label (verso).

Content/Description

Bust portrait of owner of Sutter's Mill, site of gold discovery in January 1848.

Indexing Terms

Sutter, John Augustus, -- 1803-1880 -- Portraits
Lithographs
Portraits

 

[California Panorama] 1860 BANC PIC 1980.047a-n--FR

Creator/Collector: Robinson, Charles Dorman
Physical Description: 1 composite image (9 panels stitched together) on fabric : distemper ; 23 x 506 cm.

Content/Description

Scenes (L to R): 1. Bay scene, 2. New Almaden Mining area 3. View of San Jose (after print by Levi Goodrich, publ. Britton & Rey 1858), 4. Panorama of San Francisco from Alcatraz to Meiggs Wharf to Valley (from print after original by C.B. Gifford), 5. Freeman's Express Steamship and Antelope docking at wharf (Hutching's California Magazine, July 1859, p. 5), 6. Steamer on the bay of San Francisco (Hutching's California Magazine, July 1859, p. 9), 7. [Napa Valley?], 8. California Geyser Springs scene (Hutching's California Magazine, January 1860, p. 267), 9. View of Benicia (Hutching's California Magazine, July 1859, p. 10).
 

[Cattle drove at Mission Dolores, Calif.] [ca. 1880] BANC PIC 1981.024--FR

Creator/Collector: Englan, Thomas
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 40 x 81.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): Thos. Englan. Handwritten (verso): # 73.

Content/Description

Church buildings with vaqueros on horseback in foreground driving cattle.
Gift of various donors to the Bancroft Library.

Indexing Terms

Cattle -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[San Francisco harbor, Calif.] [ca. 1853-1855] BANC PIC 1981.029--FR

Creator/Collector: Meyers, William Henry
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor and pencil ; visible image 15.9 x 61 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LC). Identification of landmarks handwritten on left edge and in image. Label with biographical information on verso.

Content/Description

View of bay and city of San Francisco looking from Golden Gate. Noted landmarks include Blossom Rock, signal staff (Telegraph Hill), Meigg's Warf, North Beach, and the resevoir. Several masted ships, sailboats, and a steamship on the water.

Indexing Terms

Blossom Rock, San Francisco Bay -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[The Oakland Estuary] [ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1981.033--FR

Creator/Collector: Jörgensen, Christian
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 26.6 x 36.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten note regarding attribution attached to verso.

Content/Description

Empty hull of ship on shore of waterway in foreground; Oakland City Hall and twin towers of the Hotel Oakland visible in distance.

Indexing Terms

Hotel Oakland (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oakland (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oakland City Hall (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Shipping -- California -- Oakland -- Pictorial works

 

[Portrait of Frederick W. Goudy, American type designer] [19--?] BANC PIC 1981.100--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 photograph on paper : photogravure ; visible image 23.5 x 17.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (verso): F. W. Goudy / Am. typedesigner / in his prime. / [signed - illegible].

Content/Description

Half length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Goudy, Frederic W. -- (Frederic William), -- 1865-1947 -- Portraits
Photogravures
Printers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits

 

[Charles A. Murdock in his printing office] [1970] BANC PIC 1981.101--FR

Creator/Collector: Mahoney, J. Carroll
Physical Description: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 34.2 x 15.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Provenance information handwritten (on verso).

Content/Description

Full length portrait of man with typesetter's desk behind him.

Additional Note

Photograph by J. Carroll Mahoney from original print at the California Historical Society, San Francisco.

Indexing Terms

Murdock, Charles A. -- (Charles Albert), -- 1841-1928 -- Portraits
Printers -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs

 

[Cape Disappointment] [1881?] BANC PIC 1981.143--FR

Creator/Collector: Denny, Gideon Jacques
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas : oil ; 39 x 77 cm.
Dimensions: 36.5 x 74.5 cm., visible image
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): G.J. Denny [81?]. Acquisition information on label (verso).
Medium/Materials: oil on canvas

Content/Description

View of a coastline from the sea, presumably Cape Disappointment in Washington State, showing a steamship in the center, a buoy in the foreground, and cliffs, a lighthouse, and harbor to the right.
Label on verso (UL): G.J. Denny - #436 / rgytx + 25 (neat) / $400.00 / Tompkins.

Indexing Terms

Disappointment, Cape (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Seascapes
Oil paintings

 

Grass Valley [Calif.] [ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1981.162--FR

Creator/Collector: Boynton, Ray
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pastel ; visible image 20.8 x 28.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LL): Grass Valley. Explanatory sheet on verso.

Content/Description

View of a corner of the street: historic Mother Load Building at the left; trees and telephone pole at center and right.
Gift of Joseph A. Baird, jr.. Valued at $600.00 per accompanying gift sheet.

Indexing Terms

Drawings
Grass Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Pastels (Visual works)

 

[Portrait of C. Hart Merriam] [not after 1942] BANC PIC 1981.164--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 112 x 92 cm.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Merriam, C. Hart -- (Clinton Hart), -- 1855-1942 -- Portraits
Oil paintings

 

[Daniel Boone] 1863 BANC PIC 1982.028--FR

Creator/Collector: Nehlig, Victor
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 19.2 x 15.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): V. Nehlig 1863. Label from Kennedy Galleries New York and biographical information attached to verso.

Content/Description

Image of Daniel Boone (1734-1820) seated in the woods with a long rifle, looking over his shoulder.

Indexing Terms

Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820 -- Portraits
Oil paintings

 

Bird's eye view of Marysville and Yuba City, Cal[ifornia] and surrounding country. 1888 BANC PIC 1982.030--E

Creator/Collector: W.W. Elliott Lithographers Cook, C. P.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 59.5 x 82 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed initials (LR in image): FW. Printed (LR in image): Lith. W.W. Elliott. S.F. sketched by C.P. Cook, 1888; (LC below title): Compliments of the Marysville Daily and Weekly Democrat. Printed explanatory key to locations in central image (LR and LL). Printed articles on Yuba and Sutter Counties (at bottom).

Content/Description

Large central image is overview of cities, Yuba and Feather Rivers and distant hills, showing buildings and farms. Marginal images of prominent businesses, public buildings and residences include M.C. Clark residence; office of Daily and Weekly Democrat; C. Weeman residence; public school; California Brewery; U.S. Hotel; St. Joseph's Church; Notre Dame College; Sutter County Court House; Yuba County Court House; Marysville Winery; Presbyterian Church; Golden Eagle Hotel; Peri block with White, Copley & Cu[?]s [store], Peri's Confectionery, and Hochstadter & Bro. clothing store; Windsor House; M.T. Featherly residence; R.C. Kells residence, S.C. Deaner residence.

Additional Note

Not drawn to scale.

Indexing Terms

Marysville (Calif.) -- Aerial views
Marysville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yuba City (Calif.) -- Aerial views
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

[Nevada Falls, Yosemite] 1894 BANC PIC 1982.032--FR

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas, Virgil Troyon
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 44.6 x 29.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): T. Hill 94.

Content/Description

View of waterfall in Yosemite National Park, Calif. with figure on river bank in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Mose in California: Set-to with a Bear. c1849 BANC PIC 1982.082--C

Creator/Collector: Robinson, H. R.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, hand colored ; image 39 x 28 cm, on mount 40.5 x 29.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LL). Printed (LL): Lith & Pub. by H. R. Robinson; Printed (LC): Entered according to Act of Congress; A.D. 1849 by H. R. Robinson... Printed (LR): 31 Park Row N.Y.

Content/Description

Humorous scene of a miner intending to teach a bear a lesson. Miner with dagger at hip boxing bear. Tree and barrel labeled GOLD in left background. Monkey sitting on barrel holding tree branch. Jacket, hat, shovel, pix axe, and "16 1/2 lbs" gold nugget at base of barrel.

Indexing Terms

Bears -- Pictorial works
Caricatures -- Hand-colored
Lithographs -- Hand-colored
Miners -- California -- Pictorial works

 

[California sugar refinery, San Francisco] [ca. 1890?] BANC PIC 1982.087--D

Creator/Collector: Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : albumen ; 21.8 x 52.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LR): Taber Photo, S.F. Printed title (LC): California Sugar Refinery. The mount bears the company address, and names various officers (all of the Spreckels family).

Content/Description

View of the Spreckels Sugar Company refinery buildings looking from the San Francisco Bay, with a train at left and masted ships at right.

Indexing Terms

Albumen prints
Spreckels Sugar Company -- Pictorial works
Sugar factories -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs

 

[Landscape Study] [188-?] BANC PIC 1983.122:001--FR

Creator/Collector: Keith, William
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel (cigar box lid) ; oil ; visible image 12.3 x 23.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): W. Keith. Stamp on panel (verso, cigar lid): La Alteza de Habana.

Content/Description

Open field with cows and trees at left and hills in the distance.
Gift of Miss Marion H. Gorrill.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Self portrait of Xavier Martinez] [ca. 1912] BANC PIC 1983.203--FR

Creator/Collector: Martinez, Xavier
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil on academy board ; visible image 29.5 x 24.4.
Marks and Inscriptions: Insignia[?] (LL). Handwritten (verso): To Haig - / from Marty. Handwritten note (verso): Xavier Martinez / (self portrait) / presented to Haig Patigian / by the artist in October, 1912. Exhibition label with biographical information on verso.

Content/Description

Bust (oil sketch) portrait of artist Xavier Martinez (1869-1943).

Indexing Terms

Martinez, Xavier, -- 1869-1943 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Self-Portraits

 

[Kaiser prototype for oceanliner with plane launch] [ca. 1930-1940] BANC PIC 1983.021.01--FR

Creator/Collector: Kaiser Industries Corporation
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 61 x 92 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted initials (LR): H [I?] N

Content/Description

Ultra-modern oceanliner with plane launch seen at sea; view of coast in the distance. Prototype vessel made for the Kaiser Corporation.

Indexing Terms

Vessels
Oil paintings

 

Near Almaden [sic - titled on verso] [ca. 1900?] BANC PIC 1984.040--FR

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas : oil ; 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.

Indexing Terms

New Almaden (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

[Dr. Horatio Stebbins] 1895 BANC PIC 1984.109--FR

Creator/Collector: Withrow, Evelyn
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 93 x 77.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : Eva Withrow / S.F. / '95.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of Stebbins, a Unitarian minister and Regent, University of California.

Indexing Terms

Stebbins, Horatio, -- 1821-1902 -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Quillote, the home of Kate Douglas Wiggin, Maine] [19--?] BANC PIC 1984.116--FR

Creator/Collector: Vinton, Frederic P.
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 24.4 x 34.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Label (LR verso): sketched of Quillote / by Frederic P. Vinton of Boston. Windsor & Newton manufacture's label on verso, additional labels and info on verso.

Content/Description

House seen through trees.

Indexing Terms

Maine -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[El Capitan and river, Yosemite Valley, Calif.] [ca. 1915] BANC PIC 1984.133:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Worden, Willard E.
Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; visible image 23 x 16.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Embossed copyright and signature (LR): © Worden / S.F. Label on verso for Worden's Stockton St. studio noting P.P.I.E. highest award 1915.

Content/Description

View across river with El Capitan reflected in the water and visible in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

Laguna Rancho, Residence of Geo. W. Burbank, Tomales Tp. Marin Co. Cal. [188-] BANC PIC 1984.137--FR

Creator/Collector: Moore, E.S. Britton & Rey Moore & DePue
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; visible image 37.4 x 53.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed signature (LL in image): E.S. Moore Del. Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Moore & DePue, Pub. S.F.; (LR): Britton & Rey, Lith. S.F.

Content/Description

Main image of Victorian house with circular drive surrounded by gated pastures, orchards, farm buildings and rolling hills with a pond in the foreground. Two marginal images show a lake and woods. The property was located along the banks of the Estero San Antonio Laguna. George Walton Burbank (1929-1901) was a leading figure in Tomales Township. He came to California in 1854 and after a short time in the gold fields became a farmer. He was followed to California by his brother Luther Burbank, a noted horticulturist.
 

View of Downieville, Forks of the North Yuba River [1851?] BANC PIC 1985.071--FR

Creator/Collector: Justh, Quirot & Co. O'Grady, William H. Langton, Samuel W.
Physical Description: 1 print (pictorial lettersheet) : b&w, lithograph ; visible image 26.5 x 36.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LL) : Del. W. H. O-Grady ; (LR) : lith. by Justh, Quirot & Co. Calif.a St. corner Montgomery, San - Francisco ; (LL) : view of Downieville, Forks of North Yuba River. / Published and sold by Samuel W. Langton of Langton's Express Downieville, California. Acquisition info on label on verso.

Content/Description

View depicts the city of Downieville shortly after it was founded in 1849 showing diversion structures and water wheels along river.

Indexing Terms

Downieville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Pictorial lettersheets
Lithographs

 

[Gelett Burgess] [1919] BANC PIC 1985.094--FR

Creator/Collector: Flagg, James Montgomery
Physical Description: 1 drawing : charcoal ; visible image 34.4 x 25.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and signature (LL): Gelett Burgess / James Montgomery Flagg. Dated 1919 on verso.

Content/Description

Three-quarter profile portrait head of Burgess (1866-1951), author of "The Purple Cow."

Indexing Terms

Burgess, Gelett, -- 1866-1951 -- Portraits
Charcoal drawings
Portraits

 

[Self-portrait as Indian] [1910] BANC PIC 1986.004--FR

Creator/Collector: Martinez, Xavier
Physical Description: 1 drawing : silverpoint ; visible image 21 x 8.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten note on verso indicates that the portrait of Xavier Martinez was made for one of his students at California College of Arts and Crafts, Ms. Lucy V. Pierce, in 1910.

Content/Description

Full length profile portrait of the artist wearing a feather headdress and moccasins, wrapped in a blanket.

Indexing Terms

Martinez, Xavier, -- 1869-1943 -- Portraits
Silverpoint drawings
Self-Portraits

 

[Mission San Luis Rey de Espana] [1880] BANC PIC 1986.031--FR

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 43 x 27.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): H. C. Ford.

Content/Description

View of Mission yard showing ruined building and dome, bell tower and three crosses marking burial sites.

Indexing Terms

San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

On the Coast of California [18--] BANC PIC 1987.003--FR

Creator/Collector: F. Gleason
Physical Description: 1 print on textured paper : chromolithograph ; visible image 37.8 x 53.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LL in image). Date and attribution from label on verso.

Content/Description

Tropical coastal scene with palm trees and huts with thatched roofs; snow-covered cone-shaped peak in distance. Road winding along coast with pedestrians and pack horses, ships in distant harbor.

Additional Note

Copied after a Currier & Ives print of the same name.

Indexing Terms

Chromolithographs
Coasts -- California -- Pictorial works
Pacific Coast (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[James D. Hart] [197-?] BANC PIC 1987.013--FR

Creator/Collector: Knight, George
Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; visible image 24 x 16.8 cm.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of former Director of The Bancroft Library.

Additional Note

Portrait hangs with mounted plaque recording Hart's role as Director.

Indexing Terms

Hart, James David, -- 1911- -- Portraits
Portraits

 

[Lumber schooner on the Oakland Estuary, Calif.] 1897 BANC PIC 1987.015--FR

Creator/Collector: Jörgensen, Christian
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : ink wash ; visible image 37 x 22.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Chris Jorgensen. 97.

Content/Description

Four masted ship on shore seen from below bow with lumber beneath the gangplank.

Indexing Terms

Ink painting
Lumber trade -- California -- Pictorial works
Saratoga (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

Salt Lake City [Utah]. 1887 BANC PIC 1987.034--E

Creator/Collector: S.W. Darke & Company
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 60 x 90 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Gast--St. L[ouis] & N.Y. [Possibly L. Gast & Bros., but probably August Gast & Co.]; (LL): Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1887, by S.W. Darke & Co. Salt Lake City, in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C.

Content/Description

Bird's eye view of city with insets showing City Hall and Fort Douglas.

Indexing Terms

Cityscapes -- Utah -- Salt Lake City
Fort Douglas (Utah) -- Pictorial works
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

[Western scene with Indian camp] [ca. 1865] BANC PIC 1987.046--FR

Creator/Collector: Cleenewerck, Henry
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 32 x 53 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Henry Cleenewerck. Title and date from label on verso.

Content/Description

Campsite with three tipis (teepees, tepees) along river's edge. Indians on horseback and around campfire. Mountains and snow-covered peaks in distance.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Self portrait of Henry Raschen] 1882 BANC PIC 1987.047--FR

Creator/Collector: Raschen, Henry
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 30.3 x 24.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): H. Raschen / 1882.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait done in the old master's style.

Indexing Terms

Raschen, Henry, -- 1856-1937 -- Selfportraits
Oil paintings
Self-Portraits

 

[Victorian Residence, San Francisco, Calif.] [ca. 1870] BANC PIC 1987.048--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 31 x 42.2 cm.

Content/Description

Two story Italianate building in the Rincon Hill area with arched windows, an iron porch, and trained vines on trellises. The dwelling is surrounded by a garden and iron fence, with a distant view of San Francisco.

Indexing Terms

Dwellings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

The Tuolumne River [1970-1987] BANC PIC 1987.072--FR

Creator/Collector: Briggs, Don
Physical Description: 1 photograph : color ; 33.6 x 51 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and signature (verso): The Tuolumne River / by / Don Briggs.

Content/Description

Aerial view of the Tuolumne River and surrounding hills.

Indexing Terms

Tuolumne River (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Water resources development -- California -- Environmental aspects -- Photographs

 

[Guilio Silva's home in Lagunitas, Marin County, Calif.] [1930] BANC PIC 1987.107--FR

Creator/Collector: Silva, Giulio
Physical Description: 1 painting on cardboard : oil ; 17.5 x 22.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): G. Silva [faded]. Handwritten (verso): To my dear friends / Elysabeth and Albert El[lu?]s / Happy Christmas / 1930 / Giulo Silva.

Content/Description

Apparently a view of Silva's house in Lagunitas, Marin County, California as seen through the trees.

Indexing Terms

California -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Panoramic View of Stockton. Cal. Taken July 4th, 1895 c1895 BANC PIC 1988.020--FR

Creator/Collector: Dakin Publishing Co.
Physical Description: 1 photographic montage (8 images) ; visible image 33 x 249.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten and printed title (LC). Handwritten and printed (LC below title): from roof of Golden Gate and Union Mills by / Dakin Publishing Company. / 320 Sansome Street. San Francisco. Printed Label (LR): Copyrighted 1895 by / Dakin Publishing Co. / 320 Sansome St., San Francisco.

Content/Description

Broad view from beyond Weber Avenue to Mormon Channel. Includes two marginal images of Golden Gate and Union Flour Mill, and San Joaquin County Court House. Points of interest and local businesses are noted along lower margin, including: Stockton Milling Co. and Crown Flour Mill warehouse, Terminal of SF and SJ VRR and A + SJ lines, Stockton Channel, Regata, State Insane Aylum, Pacific Tannery, Weber buildings, Churches, Yosemite Theater, California Paper Mills, and Stockton Woolen Mills. Three paddlewheel steamships and crowds along dock edge and shore.
 

[Old Bale Mill in St. Helena, California] [ca. 1936?] BANC PIC 1988.033:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Ellis, Alice
Physical Description: 1 print : linoleum block ; visible image 21.5 x 26.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LL): Bail [sic] Mill. Handwritten signature (LR): Alice Ellis.

Content/Description

View of mill through trees.

Indexing Terms

Gristmills -- California -- Saint Helena -- Photographs
Linocuts
Saint Helena (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Sailing ships at anchor in Richardson Bay, Calif.] [not after 1936] BANC PIC 1988.099--FR

Creator/Collector: Coulter, William A.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 50 x 70.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): W. A. Coulter.

Content/Description

View of bay with several masted ships, a steam boat, and tug boat. Mt.Tamalpias in distance.

Indexing Terms

Richardson Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Ships -- Pictorial works
Marines (Visual works) -- California -- San Francisco Bay
Oil paintings

 

[Walpi Pueblo landscape, Arizona] [ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1989.006--FR

Creator/Collector: Martinez, Xavier
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 39.1 x 44.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (monogram) (LL): XM. Some provenance information on verso.

Content/Description

Southwestern mountain landscape showing Hopi pueblo.

Indexing Terms

Arizona -- Pictorial works
Hopi Indians -- Dwellings -- Arizona -- Walpi -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- Arizona
Walpi Pueblo (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Gold diggins [sic] of California August 23rd, 1849 BANC PIC 1989.020--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor, pencil, and ink ; visible image 30.8 x 39 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and date (LC): Gold diggins of California. Drawn August 23rd 1849.

Content/Description

Gold mining site along river showing numerous miners at work as well as a few Indians, tents, and campsites visible on bank. Some claims are identified by name: Essex Company, A. J. Bryant, W. A. Egery, Sajean Co., B. R. and P. S. W., B. R. store house of Boston Co. on hill.

Indexing Terms

Gold mines and mining -- California -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

Masonic Home of California, [Decoto, Calif.] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1991.025--FR

Creator/Collector: Louis Roesch Co.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 52.7 x 76.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Louis Roesch Co. Lith. S.F.

Content/Description

Depicts the Masonic Home for the Aged in Decoto, Calif., surrounded by hills.

Indexing Terms

Decoto (Union City, Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- ictorial works
Lithographs -- Color
Masonic Home for the Aged (Decoto, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Masonic Homes of California -- Pictorial works

 

[Southwest canyon landscape] [before 1938] BANC PIC 1991.035--FR

Creator/Collector: Buff, Conrad
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 38.6 x 58.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso): Painted by / Conrad Buff / noted artist. Newspaper clippings on verso dated 1938. Includes biographical information on artist (from Los Angeles Times?).

Content/Description

Rugged mountain landscape.

Indexing Terms

Southwest, New -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- Southwest
Oil paintings

 

[The independent gold hunter on his way to California: I neither borrow nor lend] [between 1849 and 1852] BANC PIC 1991.077--FR

Creator/Collector: Nathaniel Currier
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, handcolored ; visible image 34.3 x 22.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. & pub. by N. Currier; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], cor[ner] of Spruce, N[ew] Y[ork]. Date based on lithographer/publisher active dates at above location.

Content/Description

Prospector loaded down with mining tools, cookware, knives, and food items making his way to California; signpost displaying distances to California and St. Louis.

Indexing Terms

Caricatures -- Hand-colored
Lithographs -- Hand-colored
Miners -- California -- Pictorial works

 

Church at Monterey, Calif. 1849 July 17. BANC PIC 1993.025--FR

Creator/Collector: Sully, Alfred
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper: watercolor and pencil ; visible image 18.2 x 24.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and date (LR) : Church at Monterey, Calif. / Church at Monterey, Calif. / July 1849.

Content/Description

View of the church at the Monterey Presidio. Priest and resident greeting each other in front of building; figure of woman to left. Low hills in background; two white-washed buildings to the right. Bell support structure in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Catholic Church -- California -- Monterey
Church buildings -- California -- Monterey
Pencil works
Watercolors

 

Bird's eye view of Sacramento, Calif. [1877?] BANC PIC 1993.026--FR

Creator/Collector: W.W. Elliott Lithographers R.H. Sacramento Union/Daily Record Union/Weekly Union
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 58.2 x 90.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LL): W.W. Elliott Lith. S.F. for Record Union; (LR): Copyrighted.

Content/Description

View of city looking east from river. Marginal images include prominent residences, businesses, and public buildings. Businesses include the Crocker Art Gallery, Weinsock & Lubin, Western Hotel, Pioneer Milling, Booth & Co., Bassett & Minford, Alsip, Waterhouse & Lester, Whittier Fuller & Co., Huntington Hopkins & Co., Voorhies & Co., McCreary & Co. Residences include Crocker, Lewis, Richardson, Steffens and Cummings.

Indexing Terms

Chromolithographs
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

Near Chinaman's Fishing Camp, Monterey, California, 1892 1892 BANC PIC 1994.017--FR

Creator/Collector: Stuart, James Everett
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 59.7 x 105.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): J.E. Stuart. / 1892. Title from label on verso. Acquisition information on label on verso.

Content/Description

View of lonely coastline with fishermen carrying baskets near water; structure for processing catch on hill to right.

Acquisition Information

Kennedy Galleries, Inc. New York #12791, neg number T4471, stock number 118827.0001.

Indexing Terms

Chinese -- California -- Monterey Bay Region -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Birds-eye view of Prescott, A.T. looking north east : sketched by C.J. Dyer. [1885] BANC PIC 1994.024--FR

Creator/Collector: Dyer, C.J.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 51 x 77 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): sketched by C. J. Dyer.

Content/Description

Large central view, with vignette of Prescott in 1864, two vignettes of mountains in the area, and at bottom several vignettes of public and business buildings. Marginal views include Thumb Butte, Granite Mountain, Sherman House, store of M. Goldwater and son, L. Bashford and Co., Diana saloon (billiards hall), Geo. H Curry jewelry store, office of Dr. F. K. Ainsworth. Also includes public school, county courthouse, Prescott in 1864 as well as references to numerous other businesses, churches, ect. Key to prominent locations.

Indexing Terms

Cityscape prints -- Arizona -- Prescott -- 1885
Lithographs -- Color
Prescott (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

House with Picket Fence [19--?] BANC PIC 1994.037--FR

Creator/Collector: H.B.
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : acrylic ; visible image 12.2 x 17.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted initials (LL): H. B.
 

Bird's eye view of the City of Petaluma, Sonoma County, California : drawn by Augustus Koch. 1871 BANC PIC 1995.041--FR

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey Koch, Augustus
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color and hand color ; visible image 58.5 x 71.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title and date (LC). Printed (LL): drawn by Augustus Koch; (LR): lith. Britton & Ray S.F.

Content/Description

View overlooking town along river and outlying areas. Streets labeled, points of interest numbered.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Color
Petaluma (Calif.) -- Aerial views
Petaluma (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

Gilroy : Santa Clara County California 1885 BANC PIC 1996.017--FR

Creator/Collector: Blake, F.W.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 43.8 x 58 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title and date (LC). Printed (LC): F. W. Blake, Pub., Gilroy, Cal.

Content/Description

Bird's eye view of town and surrounding land with marginal images of local businesses, churches, and public buildings, including Railroad House, Gilroy Advocate (F. W. Blake), Southern Pacific Hotel (Geo. Seaman), Gilroy Flouring Mills (Smith Bros.), Merchant Taylor (Dunham), Tryon & Salisbury Undertakers, Gilroy Brewery (Harold & Casey), S.P.R.R. Streets labeled, points of interest numbered.

Indexing Terms

Gilroy (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color
Bird's-eye views

 

Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. 1885 BANC PIC 1996.027--F

Creator/Collector: W.W. Elliott Lithographers
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 60.5 x 78 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed explanatory key to locations in central image (LC below title). Printed: (LR below title): Elliott & Co. Lith. Oakland.

Content/Description

Large central image is overview of city, showing buildings, farms, and Santa Rosa Creek. Marginal images of prominent businesses, public buildings and residences include court house, Eagle Hotel, city hall and library, New York Hotel, Howe's Boots & Shoes, Sonoma Democrat office, Fashion Stable, Pacific Methodist College, E.A. Seegelken's store & saloon, Henry Krunke residence, Athenaeum, Republican office, Young Ladies College, Occidental Hotel, F. Berka lumber yard, Santa Rosa Planning Mills, Mark L. McDonald residence (Mableton). In lower left corner is advertisement for real estate broker Guy E. Grosse with text.

Additional Note

Not drawn to scale.

Indexing Terms

Santa Rosa (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

Chinese, Tolumne [sic] County, Southern Mines, California [1858] BANC PIC 1997.004--FR

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey Kuchel, Charles Conrad Kuchel & Dresel
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, handcolored ; visible image 33.2 x 45.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): from nature on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St. S.F.; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey; (LR in image): CCK [Charles Conrad Kuchel].

Content/Description

View of town surrounded by marginal images of local businesses and mining claims including: Cobb & Taylor, Miller & Co., Vedder & Cutler, Cogswell and Graham, Raymond & Peacock, Garretts Hotel, Eagle Hotel, Eureka claim, Garswiller & Meloney claim, Schermans & Reeler claim, and Campo Salvado, East Chinese.

Indexing Terms

Chinese Camp (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Hand-colored
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Tuolumne County -- Pictorial works
Mining districts -- California -- Tuolumne County -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

[Portrait of Ann Flint] 1899 BANC PIC 1997.018--FR

Creator/Collector: Gilbert, R.
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pastel ; visible image 54.1 x 44.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR): R. Gilbert- / 1899-.

Content/Description

Bust portrait.

Indexing Terms

Flint, Ann -- Portraits
Pastels (Visual works)
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Lawrence Ferlinghetti] c1974 BANC PIC 1997.037--FR

Creator/Collector: Le Blanc, Peter
Physical Description: 1 print : color ; 68.5 x 44.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LL): © Peter Le Blanc 1974. Numbered (LR): [?]/8.

Content/Description

Full length portrait of the Beat generation poet and City Lights Books store owner seated in chair with an open book in his lap and a large coat or cloak over his shoulders.

Indexing Terms

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence -- Portraits
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Portraits
Portraits

 

[Camp Teller] [ca. 1890-1892] BANC PIC 1998.019--FR

Creator/Collector: Gremke, Henry Dietrich Richard.
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 19.2 x 32.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) H.D. Gremke. Handwritten title and date on verso (UC): Camp Teller : South Pacific Coast Rail[ink?] / 544 38th St. Oakland, Ca. / ... / ca. 1890-92. Biographical and auction information attached to verso of panel.

Content/Description

Cluster of buildings and a train on the South Pacific Coast Railway stop at Camp Teller, between Glenwood and Felton in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif. Possibly a study from a series of murals of stations commissioned by the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe Railroads, most of which have been lost or destroyed.

Indexing Terms

Railroads -- California -- Santa Cruz County -- Pictorial works
Santa Cruz Mountains (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
South Pacific Coast Railroad -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Miners camp on the Calaveras River, California in 1849] [1849 or later] BANC PIC 1998.029--FR

Creator/Collector: [Hedlim? Hellim? Kellim Kedlim? Kiellim?], C.B.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 24.4 x 34.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten label (verso): Miners camp on the Calaveras River California in 1849 / by C.B. [Hedlim? Hellim? Kellim? Kedlim? Kiellim?]

Content/Description

View of miners, tents [made from green leaves?] and a campfire, with the river and mountains in the background.

Indexing Terms

Gold mines and mining -- California -- Calaveras River -- Pictorial works
Miners -- California -- Pictorial works
Mining camps -- California -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

The Pacific slope, reached via the Union Pacific system. [189?] BANC PIC 1998.040--F

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; 46 x 96 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed logo (LL and LR on either side of title): Union Pacific, the Overland Route, world's pictorial line.

Content/Description

Bird's-eye view of southern and central California, as seen from coast, showing relief, cities and towns, and rail lines connecting them.

Indexing Terms

California -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
California, Southern -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color
Railroad travel -- California -- Pictorial works
Union Pacific Railroad Company -- Maps
Bird's-eye views

 

[Portrait of Helen Wills Roark] [192-?] BANC PIC 1999.026--FR

Creator/Collector: John, Augustus
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil ; visible image 73.9 x 45.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted inscription and signature (LL) : To / Helen Wills / in affectionate homage / Augustus John. Engraved plaque (LC of frame) : Helen Wills / benefactor / Helen Wills Neurosciences Institute. Stamp (verso of frame) : frame / Kopp / Detroit.

Content/Description

Half length.

Indexing Terms

Wills, Helen, -- 1905- -- Portraits
Oil paintings

 

[California Landscape] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 19xx.009--FR

Creator/Collector: Yelland, Raymond Dabb
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 60 x 95 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): R. D. Yelland. Title from label on verso.
Medium/Materials: oil on canvas

Content/Description

Landscape at dusk with oak trees to the right and a small house in the center.

Indexing Terms

Dwellings
Landscapes

 

[San Francisco Bay Felucca] [ca. 1865] BANC PIC 19xx.012--FR

Creator/Collector: Denny, Gideon Jacques
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 74.5 x 100.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: UC #328 (verso UL). Title on verso backing board and label.

Content/Description

Depicts sailing boat flying the Italian flag. Fort Point is at left and the Marin Headlands to the right.

Indexing Terms

Sailboats -- San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

General John A. Sutter June 1851 BANC PIC 19xx.017--FR

Creator/Collector: Shaw, Stephen William
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on board : oil ; visible image 29 x 23.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title, date, and signature (verso): Gen. John A. Sutter / Painted in June / 1851- / S. W. Shaw / Pinxt.

Indexing Terms

Sutter, John Augustus, -- 1803-1880 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Mr. Thomas Hardy 1924 BANC PIC 19xx.030--FR

Creator/Collector: Cartlidge, George
Physical Description: 1 enameled tile : ceramic ; visible image 22.2 x 14.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Incised title, signature, and date (verso of tile): Mr. Thomas Hardy / O.M., D Litt. (Oxon) / Geo. Cartlidge / sculpt. / 1924; (LR verso): JHB & Cold / S. on. T

Content/Description

Bust length profile portrait of writer Thomas Hardy (1840-1928).
 

[Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala] [ca. 1910] BANC PIC 19xx.099--FR

Creator/Collector: Jörgensen, Christian
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on board : oil : visible image 44.5 x 77.5 cm.

Content/Description

Distant view of mission church buildings with belltower in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

[Mission San Luis Rey de Francia] [ca. 1910] BANC PIC 19xx.100--FR

Creator/Collector: Jörgensen, Christian
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on board : oil ; visible image 46.5 x 71.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Chris Jörgensen.

Content/Description

Distant view of southern side of mission church showing western façade in sunlight. Sheep in foreground.

Indexing Terms

San Luis Rey Mission (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California
Oil paintings

 

[The Chagres River, Panama] 1884 BANC PIC 19xx.121--FR

Creator/Collector: Bush, Norton
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 91.5 x 138.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): Norton Bush. / 1884.

Content/Description

Tropical landscape surrounded by vine-laden trees and vegetation. An open hut and small boat on shore with a man, women, children, and a dog. A small boat in the river is visible near a large rock formation in the distance .

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- Panama
Rivers -- Montana -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Sierra Landscape] 1884 BANC PIC 19xx.122--FR

Creator/Collector: Bush, Norton
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 91 x 128 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR, running vertically): Norton Bush. / 1884.

Content/Description

View overlooking deep valley (ravine) from plateau; trees and bushes in fall color at right. Small trail of smoke in distance.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Cowboy with horse in Arroyo; Indian scouting party approaches]. 1898 BANC PIC 19xx.162--FR

Creator/Collector: Hansen, Herman Wendelborg
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 69.3 x 48.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): H.W. Hansen / -98.

Content/Description

Cowboy, with gun at his belt, quiets his horse while watching an Indian scouting party in distance. Jacket, hat, canteen, and knife on ground in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

San Francisco: [Looking up California Street from Montgomery] [1862] BANC PIC 19xx.172--FR

Creator/Collector: Hildebrandt, Eduard Wagner, R.
Physical Description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 27.5 x 37.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LL in image): San Francisco. Printed signature (LR in image): E. Hildebrandt. Handwritten (below print): Looking up California Street from Montgomery.

Content/Description

Street lined with numerous wooden barrels; two steam trolley cars in center; First Congregational Church, Nob Hill, St. Mary's Cathedral, and the Parrot Building identified. View looking west from Montgomery.

Additional Note

Another copy in the Honeyman Collection [BANC PIC 1963.002:0212--C], The Bancroft Library, is dated (handwritten on mount) 1862 and has a printed label on verso: No. 12 Ed. Hildebrandt. Strassen in St. Francisco mit einem Dampf-Omnibus. Chromofacsimilirt nach der Aquarelle aus der Sammlung des Herrn Richard Goehde. Verlag von R. Wagner, Berlin, Mauerstrasse 36.

Additional Note

Resembles a view published as part of an album of famous city views, Vue d'Optique, by Wincklemann & Sohne of Berlin (cf. Peters, Harry T., California on Stone, p.128)

Indexing Terms

California Street (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Chromolithographs
Nob Hill (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Saint Mary's Cathedral (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Streets -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works

 

[The Bancroft Company] [ca. 1895] BANC PIC 19xx.176--FR

Creator/Collector: Dickman, Charles John
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 66.5 x 45 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LC) : The Bancroft Company / History building / Market Street / San Francisco; (LL in image): Dickman, del.

Content/Description

Five story brick building in late Victorian style. The Bancroft Company storefronts selling books and stationary on the left and right of the building entrance. Signs on the building read: The History Company; Publishers; The History building; The Bancroft Company; Booksellers and Stationers. Pedestrians, a small dog, a horsedrawn carriage and wagon bearing a sign from The Bancroft Company stationers are visible in front of building.

Indexing Terms

Bancroft Company -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color

 

San Francisco from California Street : drawn from a daguerreotype, the property of Eugene Delessert, Esq.re. c1855 BANC PIC 19xx.245--FR

Creator/Collector: Knoedler, M. Lemercier
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; visible image 28.5 x 89 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LC) above title: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855, by M. Knoedler...; (LR): Imp. Lemercier, Paris.

Content/Description

View looking east over city with Yerba Buena Harbor and Island in center, Telegraph Hill and Alcatraz Island at left; various figures in foreground.

Indexing Terms

California Street (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

El Tovar, Grand Canyon, Arizona, on the Santa Fe 1906 BANC PIC 19xx.486--FR

Creator/Collector: Akin, Louis
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 43 x 90 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed signature, title, and date (LL): Louis Akin / Grand Canyon / 1906/ Title on plaque (LC on frame).

Content/Description

View of hotel and adobe pueblo on plateau overlooking canyon. Horse and rider and Indian woman with baby on road.

Indexing Terms

Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Pictorial works
Hotel El Tovar -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color

 

[Robert Louis Stevenson] 1887 [cast 1895 or later] BANC PIC 2000.021--FR

Creator/Collector: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Physical Description: 1 bas relief : bronze ; diam. 45 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: In image (UL): To Robert Lewis Stevenson; (UR): Augustus Saint-Gaudens; (ML): MDCCCLXXVII; (LC): Copyright by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Frame label (verso) from Kennedy & Co. Rare Prints, NY.

Content/Description

Three-quarter length profile portrait of the author reclining in bed, holding a manuscript.

Additional Note

In circular frame.
Contains lines from the poem "To Will. H. Low" beginning: Youth now flees on feathered foot.

Indexing Terms

Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- 1850-1894 -- Portraits
Portraits

 

[Yosemite Valley] 1879 BANC PIC 2000.072--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Herman
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on board : oil ; visible image 55.3 x 73 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): H. Herzog.
Physical Description: State: Before Treatment (treated 2000).

Content/Description

Yosemite Valley from Mariposa Trail; El Capitan at left, Bridal Veil Fall and Half Dome at right.

Acquisition Information

Margaret Singleton.

Indexing Terms

Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

Complimentary dinner. G.K. Garrison, Mayor, to the Common Council and Executive Officers of the City of San Francisco, at Robb's, "Court Block," March 11, 1854. March 11, 1854 ffF869.S3.9.S14498x

Creator/Collector: Whitton, Towne & Company
Physical Description: 1 item on fabric : ink ; 46 x 20.3 cm.

Content/Description

Dinner menu for Common Council and Executive Officers of the city of San Francisco given at Robb's on March 11, 1854. Includes names of members of council boards. Garrison was mayor of San Francisco from 1853-1854.

Indexing Terms

Ephemera
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History
Serigraphy

 

Portland, Oregon: The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest. c1888 BANC PIC 19xx.128--D

Creator/Collector: Smith, C. L. West Shore (Firm : Portland, Or.)
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color : sheet 28 x 79 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR in image): C.L. Smith. Printed (LL inside of image): Copyrighted 1888. (LL out side of image): 1888 population with suburbs, 60,000; (LR outside of image): Supplement to The West Shore, Portland Oregon.

Content/Description

Overview of city showing residences, people, and buggies, with Willamette River and Mt. Hood in distance.

Additional Note

Collection title: Lithographs of the Pacific Northwest from the publication West Shore.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Color
Portland (Or.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

Seattle, W.T. [Washington]. 1884 BANC PIC 19xx.125--D

Creator/Collector: Smith, C. L. West Shore (Firm : Portland, Or.) Burr, A.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph : sheet 30 x 76.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signatures (LR in image): A. Burr, Del; (LL in image): C.L. Smith Lith. Printed (LR): Published by The West Shore, Portland Oregon.

Content/Description

Overview of city showing residences, business area, docks, Puget Sound, and Mt. Rainier in the distance. Sign on horse drawn wagon in foreground reads: Bell Town.

Additional Note

Collection title: Lithographs of the Pacific Northwest from the publication West Shore.

Indexing Terms

Seattle (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

The Berkeley Real Estate and Water Works Co: showing the site of the proposed hotel, various water privileges, reservoirs and lands of the company, situated near the State University at Berkeley, Alameda Co. California. 1876 BANC PIC 19xx.420--F

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey Steinegger, H. Laver, Augustus
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; sheet 71 x 99 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR in image): H. Steinegger. Printed (LR out side of image): A. Laver, Archt; (LL): Lith. by Britton, Rey & Co. S.F.; (LC): Entered according to act of Congress in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy six A.D. by Augustus Laver in the Office of the Librarian in Washington, D.C.; (LC below title): Office: 113 Leidesdorff Street, San Francisco. William Stuart, Secretary. Printed (LR): Officers: H.B. Berryman, President; A.M. Burns; Vice President; William Stuart, Secretary; Augustus Laver, Architect; Thomas Guerin, Hydraulic Engineer; (LL): Trustees: A.P. Bacon, Gen. Agt. Pacific Mail S.S. Co.; A.M. Burns, Prest. Board of Marine Surveyors, H.B. Berryman, of Berryman and Doyle; F. Chappellet, Oakland; P. Ostrander, Engineer San Francisco.

Content/Description

A birds-eye view of proposed development adjacent to the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Indexing Terms

University of California (1868-1952) -- Pictorial works
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye-view of the city of Santa Cruz [California]. [ca. 1890?] BANC PIC 19xx.229--F

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey Swanton, F.W.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; sheet 62 x 100 cm
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LR in image): Photo. lith. by Britton & Rey S.F., copyright F.W. Swanton. Printed explanatory key to locations in image (above title).

Content/Description

View of city from water showing grounds for Swanton Beach Park, various neighborhoods, Santa Cruz Beach Casino Natatorium Board Walk, and distant hills.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Color
Santa Cruz (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

Salinas, Cal. [with vignettes of King City and Castroville, California]. 1891 BANC PIC 19xx.191--D

Creator/Collector: Elliott Pub. Co.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 54 x 72 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed key to locations in central image (LR and LL). Printed (LC in image): The Elliott Pub. Co. 120 Sutter St. S.F.; (LC below title): Issued by the Salinas Weekly Index, Jan. 1, 1891.

Content/Description

Central image is overview of the town of Salinas, and distant hills. Marginal images of businesses, public buildings and residences in and near Salinas include Jeffery House, pubic school, City Restaurant, J.W. Tholcke residence, 3 Vanderhurst & Sanborn, Co. stores (one in King City), Monterey County Bank, St. James Hotel (in Castroville), Central Milling Co., court house, Berges & Garrissere wholesale liquor dealers, Salinas Hotel, Salinas Index printing office, Odd Fellows block, Monterey Planing Mill, Iverson Bro[ther]s agricultural works, Railroad Exchange Hotel (King City), bird's-eye view of King City, J. Quigg residence, M.F. Walsh residence (Castroville).

Indexing Terms

King City (Calif.)
Salinas (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

Birds eye view of Healdsburg, Cal[ifornia]. 1876 BANC PIC 19xx.180--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, E.S. A.L. Bancroft & Company Jordan Bros.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; sheet 44 x 62 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (C). Printed (CL out side of image): Published by Jordan Bros., Proprietors of the "Russian River Flag."; (CR): Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1876 by Jordan Bros., in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C.; (LL): drawn by E. S. Glover; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., Lith., S.F.

Content/Description

Top image is overview of Healdsburg to the northwest; some streets and buildings identified by printed letters and numbers, but key to these is lacking. Bottom images are Russian River valley (center), and four small vignettes of Litton's Springs, Skagg's Springs, Magnolia Farm, and Geyser Springs.

Indexing Terms

Healdsburg (Calif.)
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

Graphic chart of the City & County of San Francisco [California, with explanatory references]. 1878 c1875 BANC PIC 19xx.041:99--D

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey
Physical Description: 1 print on paper : lithograph ; sheet 60.5 x 80 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. by Britton, Rey & Co. S.F.; (LC above title): Explanatory reference figures to the "news letter" graphic chart [followed by list of items 1-188]; (LR): The extreme distance from county line on the south to Black Point on the north is 8 1/2 miles; from Water Front on the east to Cliff House on the west is 8 miles; (LR): Entered according to act of Congress by F. Marriott, in the office of the Librarian in Washington, D.C., 1875; (LC above title): San Francisco News Letter, California Advertiser; (LC below title): Respectfully dedicated to the leading interests of California & the Pacific Coast by Frederick Marriott, revised March 1878.

Content/Description

Bird's-eye view looking southwest from bay across city to Pacific Ocean and down peninsula; waterfront area with numerous ships (steamships, sidewheel steamships, sailboats, sailing ships, ferries, etc.) in dock and on bay near wharves in foreground; Golden Gate in right distance.

Additional Note

Variant on BANC PIC 1963.002:0588 in the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. collection of early Californian and Western American pictorial material.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Vessels
Waterfronts -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views
Lithographs

 

San Jose, 1856, county of Santa Clara, Cal[iforni]a. 1856 BANC PIC 19xx.179--D

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey Kuchel & Dresel
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, 2 colors ; sheet 57 x 70 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LC below title): This City is situated in the beautiful & fertile valley of San Jose, about 50 miles south of San Francisco. It contains a population of about 3000 persons, engaged chiefly in agricultural & horticultural pursuits. This valley is well supplied with water from artesian wells, there being no less than 60 within the city & 120 within a circumference of 6 miles. One of these wells discharges a column of water 22 feet in height, 7 inches in thickness, & supplies 3600 gallons pr. minute. These wells vary in depth from 60 to 300 ft. & in temperature from 60 to 69 degrees. The climate is very salubrious, being one of the most desirable places for a residence. Within a pleasant ride of 14 miles are the rich Quicksilver Mines, & the celebrated medicinal Soda Springs of New Almaden. Published by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St. San Francisco. Printed (LL): Drawn from nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey, S.F.

Content/Description

Large central view of town surrounded by 22 vignettes of businesses, public buildings and residences including: city hall, J. Belden residence, Al Buen Gusto (Casimir Clauzel [store?]), Jno. H. Moore residence, El Dorado (J.E. Knoche variety store), [David] McLellan's Hotel and store, [Frank] Lightson's Block, D.J. Porter residence, Levi Goodrich residence, J.B. Bontemps nursery, Samuel J. Hensley residence, A.J. Grayson residence, James F. Kennedy residence (Stockton Ranch), V.D. Moody residence, L. Archer residence, Levi P. Peck, residence, Clinton House, James R. Lowe residence, San Jose Hotel with restaurant and oyster saloon, J.C. Cobb residence, A La Mariposa (E. Auzerais & Bros. [store?]), L Prevost's flower garden (San Jose Nursery). At bottom, 2 large vignettes of Young Ladies' Academy, on either side of block of descriptive text.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Color
San Jose (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Bird's-eye views

 

Placerville (Hangtown), El Dorado County, California. c1851 BANC PIC 1980.067--A

Creator/Collector: Whitford, John Justh & Co. Bee, Albert W.
Physical Description: 1 print (pictorial lettersheet) : lithograph, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Content/Description

Pictorial lettersheet view of Placerville from hillside looking east.

Indexing Terms

Cityscapes -- California -- Placerville
Pictorial lettersheets
Placerville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Lithographs

 

Collections of Framed Items

 

Items from: Views related to Hubert Howe Bancroft and the Bancroft Library in San Franccisco ca. 1880-ca. 1947 BANC PIC 1905.11567-.11569, BANC PIC 1905.11574--PIC

 

Valencia Street Library Reading Room & Mr. Bancroft's Study, San Francisco BANC PIC 1905.11567a-c--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown Artist & Schmidt, A.
 

Bancroft Library at 1538 Valencia Street, San Francisco: First Floor and Exterior BANC PIC 1905.11568--FR & 1905.11574--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
 

Bancroft Building, 721 Market Street, San Francisco (1859-1906) BANC PIC 1905.11569--FR

Physical Description:
Medium/Materials: 2 drawings mounted in a single frame; bottom: ink and pencil on paper (finished drawing); top: gouache and pencil on paper (sketch)
 

Sketches of San Francisco, Benicia, and Mexico City 1849-1851. BANC PIC 1899.001:01-11--ALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
 

[Clay and Montgomery Streets, San Francisco, Calif] [ca. 1851] BANC PIC 1899.001:01--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 20.7 x 23.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Street names indicated in image.

Content/Description

Commercial street lined with businesses including New York Shirt Depot and Keith & Jenkins Drugs and Medicines. Pedestrians and a horse and wagon on street; numerous masts of ships moored in bay visible in distance.

Indexing Terms

Cityscapes -- California -- San Francisco
Commercial buildings -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Pencil works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[San Francisco from Telegraph Hill] 1851 BANC PIC 1899.001:02--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 22.7 x 35.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LR on mount): View of San Francisco 1851.

Content/Description

View from signal hill looking towards Yerba Buena harbor filled with masted ships. Few scattered buildings and figures in foreground; San Francisco Bay stretching off in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Drawings
Pencil works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

View above Benicia [Calif.]; Govt property 1851 BANC PIC 1899.001:03--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing on tinted paper : pencil ; 24 x 38.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and date (verso).

Content/Description

Large building in open landscape surrounded by smaller outbuildings. Ships on water in distance.

Indexing Terms

Benicia (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Drawings
Pencil works

 

[Benicia, California; looking down the river] 1850 BANC PIC 1899.001:04--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 21.5 x 35.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso): Benicia California, sketched 1850 / by D. W. Coit / looking down the river.

Content/Description

Distant view from water looking towards the harbor and town of Benicia (former capital of California). Numerous masted ships and Carquinez Strait in distance.

Indexing Terms

Benicia (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Drawings
Pencil works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

[Government property and residence of Colonel Allen, Benicia, Calif.] [1851] BANC PIC 1899.001:05--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing on tinted paper : pencil ; 24.1 x 35.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso): The Gov r property & Col. Allens residence (Benicia) / sketched by D. W. Coit.

Content/Description

Open landscape with large buildings in the distance and at right, a small shack in the center, and Carquinez Strait at far right.

Indexing Terms

Benicia (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Drawings
Pencil works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Valley near San Joseph [San Jose?], Cal. [ca. 1849] BANC PIC 1899.001:06--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 24.2 x 34.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (verso).

Content/Description

Broad valley with oak trees; foothills in distance.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Village [Vallejo?] above Benicia 1851 BANC PIC 1899.001:07--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 24.9 x 35.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title and date (verso).

Content/Description

Distant view of village (Vallejo?) showing numerous buildings on distant shore and a wooden dock or boardwalk with oxen-drawn wagon in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Pencil works
Sketches

 

San Francisco [looking toward the Golden Gate] [1849] BANC PIC 1899.001:08--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 23.9 x 35.2 cm.

Content/Description

View looking northwest from slope of Signal or Telegraph Hill. Black Point visible in distance. Scattered houses and buildings below slope.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- San Francisco
Pencil works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sketches

 

Portsmouth Plaza looking north [sic -- probably looking east] 1849 BANC PIC 1899.001:09--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 25.6 x 36.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LL margin): San Francisco Co., 1849 - Plaza by D. W. Coit; (UC): Genl Geary ([?] Governor of Pen.) Alcaldi; (LL): Old Adobe build. / custom house; (LC): Plaza / [which?] house / rent $130,000 [?] per annum; (LR): First Church / Rev. M. Williams.

Content/Description

View across Portsmouth Square from an open field with the Custom House in the center and masted ships in the bay. Yerba Buena Island in distance.
 

[Church interior] Chapel in San Domingo Mexico 1848-1849 BANC PIC 1899.001:10--fALB (verso)

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 35.5 x 25.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LL): Chappel [sic.] in San Domingo Mexico 1848 by D. W. Coit; (LL running vertically): For Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst / with the kind regards of / D. C. Gilman / Pleasanton / Oct. 27. 1899 / An original drawin [sic.] by my uncle / Daniel W. Coit sketched in / [the?] open air in 1849: - & given to me by him.

Content/Description

Unfinished sketch of the east end interior of the chapel showing the altar.
 

San Francisco [looking toward harbor and ships] 1849 BANC PIC 1899.001:10--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 25.2 x 35.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LL): San Francisco 1849 - by D. W. Coit.

Content/Description

View looking at Yerba Buena Bay from upper Market Street showing numerous dwellings and buildings, several masted ships moored in the bay with Yerba Buena Island in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Cityscapes -- California -- San Francisco
Dwellings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Sketches

 

[San Domingo Church and Convent, Mexico City] [1848-1849] BANC PIC 1899.001:11--fALB

Creator/Collector: Coit, Daniel Wadsworth
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil and ink wash ; 21.5 x 38 cm.

Indexing Terms

Sketches

 

Mining, Indians, and other views around Vallecito, Calaveras Co., Cal. ca. 1853 BANC PIC 1942.004:01-04--FR

Creator/Collector: Baker, Isaac W.

Additional Note

These paintings were apparently prepared by Baker from his travel journals in order to illustrate a series of lectures he gave on California after his return to Massachusetts in 1853.
 

[Group of Digger Indians] [1853?] BANC PIC 1942.004:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Baker, Isaac W.
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil? ; 203 x 190 cm.

Content/Description

Group portrait of five Digger Indians: three women -- two carrying baskets on their heads --, a man with a walking stick, and a boy with a bow.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America -- California -- Calaveras County -- Portraits
Paintings

 

[Map of Vallecita Flat] 1853 BANC PIC 1942.004:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Baker, Isaac W.
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil? ; 188 x 181 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted title (UC on bar): Vallecita.

Content/Description

Map of area near Murphy's Camp showing mining prospects, veins of gold, waterways, settlements, and landmarks. Among buildings on the road to Murphy's Camp: D. Seeley Blacksmith, and Baker's caravan wagon labeled "Daguerreotypes."

Indexing Terms

Gold mines and mining -- California -- Calaveras County -- Maps
Murphys (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Paintings
Vallecito (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Limestone caves in the vicinity of Vallecito] 1853 BANC PIC 1942.004:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Baker, Isaac W.
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil? ; 185 x 179 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (UL margin): I.W.B.

Content/Description

Interior of limestone cavern with stalagmites hanging from cavern ceiling. Four miners (possibly successive views of two men) with candles and skulls exploring cavern and using tree trunk ladders.

Indexing Terms

Caves -- California -- Vallecito
Paintings
Vallecito (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Calaveras Big Trees] 1853 BANC PIC 1942.004:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Baker, Isaac W.
Physical Description: 1 painting on linen : oil? ; 185 x 176 cm.

Content/Description

View of forest showing fallen giant, dance floor and cabin. Man in cabin and standing on giant, and two others measuring the dance floor, with horse in foreground. Sign on fallen giant reads: "All persons are forbid taking any wood from this tree".

Indexing Terms

Paintings
Redwoods -- California

 

Portraits of notable printers 17th-19th century BANC PIC 1973.018--FR

Physical Description: 11 items : b&w ; various sizes.
 

Robert Etienne BANC PIC 1973.018:01-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching, hand colored ; visible image 26.5 x 17.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LL): C. Jacquand; (LR): Leclerc sc.; (LC): Robert Etienne.

Content/Description

Full length portrait of 15th century printer with type box, ink blotters and books.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Joan [John] Michael Fleischman 1769 BANC PIC 1973.018:02-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; visible image 17.1 x 10.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR): C. V. Noorde F. 1769.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait of man wearing tir-cornered hat seated with tools of type sculpting trade infront of him.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Balthasar Moretus Antuerpiensis [NOS] BANC PIC 1973.018:03-FR

 

Joseph Moxon BANC PIC 1973.018:05-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; 14.1 x 81 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LL): F.H. Vanhove. sculp.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of 17th century printer set in an oval, titles of his works visible above his portrait. His birth date and place noted on the plinth (Wakefield August 8 1627).

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

William Caslon BANC PIC 1973.018:06--FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; 14.5 x 9.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC).

Content/Description

Bust portrait in oval set on plinth.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Christophorus Plantinus Turonensis BANC PIC 1973.018:08-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; visible image 18.7 x 14 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR): E. Boulonois fecit.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Paolo Manuzio BANC PIC 1973.018:09-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : engraving ; image 12 x 10 cm on sheet 27.1 x 20.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LL): G. Longh: dis; (LR): F. Zuliani inc.

Content/Description

Bust length profile portrait of bearded man wearing cap.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Giambattista Bodoni BANC PIC 1973.018:10-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : engraving ; image 11.8 x 9.7 on sheet 27.2 x 20 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Per N. Bettoni; (LR): G. Mussi dis. ed. inc.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Joannes Enschede 1768 BANC PIC 1973.018:12-FR

Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; 17.6 x 11.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LC): Letter gieter en Boekdrukker. / Gebooren den 10 Juny 1708. in Haarlem. Printed signature (LR): CV Noorde, a.d. V iv del.& Fe. 1768.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait of 18th century book maker.

Indexing Terms

Printers -- Portraits
Portraits

 

[View of Nuremberg from Nuremberg Chronicle] BANC PIC 1973.018:17-FR

Physical Description: 1 print (double leaf) on paper : woodcut and letterpress ; visible image 40.7 x 60.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (UC): Nuremberga.

Content/Description

View of Nurenberg with Stromer's paper mill in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Nuremberg chronicle -- Pictorial works
Woodcuts

 

A True and Exact Representation of the Art of Crafting & Preparing Letters for Printing 1750 BANC PIC 1973.018:18-FR

Creator/Collector: Hinton, John Universal Magazine
Physical Description: 1 print : engraving ; 20.4 x 23.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine 1750 for J.Hinton at the Kings Arms in St. Pauls Church Yard London. Handwritten (LC): The views represent the interior of Wm. Caslon's Foundry in 1750.The workmen marked (3) is Jos: Jackson & (4) Thos. Cottrell.

Content/Description

Interior of workshop showing men and young boys at forges and worktables creating letterpress type.

Indexing Terms

Engravings
Printing presses -- Pictorial works

 

Drawings of California and Mexico ca. 1850-ca. 1858 BANC PIC 1974.002--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul
Physical Description: 12 drawings on paper : pencil and pastel ; ca. 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in
 

Five views of Mexico ca. 1850-ca. 1858. BANC PIC 1974.002:1-5--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul E.
Physical Description: 5 drawings (1 frame)
 

Three Views of California ca. 1850-ca. 1858. BANC PIC 1974.002:6-8--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul E.
Physical Description: 3 drawings (1 frame)
 

Maison de Sante de la Societe Francaise de bienfaisance Mutuelle, San Francisco [ca. 1850-ca. 1858] BANC PIC 1974.002:9--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul E.
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil and pastel ; 13 x 17 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR) : P. Emmert. Handwritten title (label below image).

Content/Description

Large brick hospital building with a water tower to the right. The French Hospital was founded in 1851 and incorporated in 1856 by the French Mutual Benevolent Society (San Francisco, Calif.)

Indexing Terms

Drawings
Maison de sant/ac\e de la Societe -- Pictorial works
Pastels (Visual works)
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

La Mission Delores, San Francisco, California [ca. 1850-ca. 1858] BANC PIC 1974.002:10--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul E.
Physical Description: 1 drawing : pencil and pastel ; 12.2 x 16 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): P. Emmert / 1858. Handwritten title (LC on label).

Content/Description

Eastern façade of mission building.

Indexing Terms

Drawings
San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works

 

Mouillage de Mazatlan and Mazatlan, Mexique BANC PIC 1974.002:11-12--FR

Creator/Collector: Emmert, Paul
 

Portraits of Californians : by Leola Hall Coggins ca. 1900-ca. 1920? BANC PIC 1946.012--FR and BANC PIC 1905.17134:226-:232--PIC

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 14 paintings and drawings : some oil ; various sizes
 

[David Starr Jordan] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:226--B

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 sketch on prepared canvas : pencil ; irreg. image 39 x 36.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leola Hall / Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Jordan (1851-1931); a naturalist, scholar, and political commentator.
 

Portrait of Edwin Markham [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:227--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 48.5 x 36 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins. Note on canvas (verso): Edwin Markham, 1852-1940 by Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust portrait.

Indexing Terms

Markham, Edwin, -- 1852-1940. -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[David Starr Jordan] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:228--B

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on cardboard : oil ; 37 x 31.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR).

Content/Description

Profile portrait of Jordan (1851-1931); a naturalist, scholar, and political commentator.
 

Joaquin Miller [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:229--AX

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; 30.2 x 25.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins. Title from label on verso. Inventory stamp (verso): Oct. 1951 (#785).

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Miller wearing a dark, broad-brimmed hat.
 

[Joaquin Miller] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:230--B

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 sketch on prepared canvas : pencil ; irreg. image 45 x 33 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leola Hall / Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Miller wearing a dark, broad-brimmed hat. Prepatory sketch for BANC PIC 1905.17134:229--AX.
 

[Herbert L. Coggins] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:231--B

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 drawing on cardboard : pencil ; 45 x 35.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso): Coggins / Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Profile portrait of Herbert Leonard Coggins (1881- ) wearing pince-nez glasses. Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1924.
 

Emporer Norton? [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1905.17134:232--AX

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 drawing on paper mounted on mat board : charcoal, chalk, and ink wash ; 35.3 x 26.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Typed title (label on verso, LR). Inventory stamp (verso): Oct. 1951 (#791). Provenance information on verso.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Joshua Abraham Norton (1819-1880); an Englishman who came to America during the California Gold Rush and declared himself Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
 

[Portrait of David Starr Jordan] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1946.012:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 66.2 x 51 cm.

Content/Description

Unfinished bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Jordan, David Starr, -- 1851-1931. -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Henry Bashford Smith] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1946.012:2--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 66.5 x 51 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins. Incised signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Edwin Markham] 1915 BANC PIC 1946.012:3--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 66.2 x 51.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): Leola Hall Coggins / 1915. Incised signature (LL): Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Markham, Edwin, -- 1852-1940. -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Mrs. Joaquin Leland Miller] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1946.012:4--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 66.2 x 51 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Leola H. Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of George Wharton James] [ca. 1900-ca. 1920?] BANC PIC 1946.012:5--FR

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 66.2 x 50.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust length profile portrait.

Indexing Terms

James, George Wharton, -- 1858-1923 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[William Keith] [ca. 1900- ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1946.012:6--C

Creator/Collector: Coggins, Leola Hall
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : oil ; 51.5 x 40 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Leola Hall Coggins. Typed label (verso): William Keith, 1839-1911 / by Leola Hall Coggins. Inventory stamp (verso): Oct. 1951 (#823).

Content/Description

Bust length, three-quarter profile portrait based on photograph of the artist William Keith (1838-1911).

Indexing Terms

Keith, William, -- 1838-1911. -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[August Vollmer] [19--] BANC PIC 1946.012:7-C

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on gypsum board : oil ; 52.7 x 43 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Leola Hall Coggins.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait of Vollmer (1876-1955).

Indexing Terms

Vollmer, August, -- 1876-1955 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Partington collection of paintings and relief sculpture ca. 1879-ca. 1920 BANC PIC 1957.013--FR

Physical Description: 7 paintings on canvas and 1 relief sculpture : chiefly oil, 1 wood ; 40 x 60 in. and smaller
 

[Portrait of a boy (possibly John Allen Partington I)] Sep 1879 BANC PIC 1957.013:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Partington, John Herbert Evelyn
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 39.8 x 28.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Partington / Sep. 1879

Content/Description

Bust length oil sketch of young boy, possibly the youngest son of the artist.
Purchased from John A. Partington, February 1957. Transferred from the Partington family papers (BANC MSS C-H 84).

Additional Note

Label (verso): Helgesen picture framing 345 Sutter St SF.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Ships in Bay, View of Angel Island (?)] [ca. 1879-ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1957.013:2--FR

Creator/Collector: Partington, John Herbert Evelyn
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 25.2 x 41 cm.

Content/Description

View of (San Francisco?) bay with two moored sailboats and a distant ferryboat. (Angel?) Island in distance.

Indexing Terms

Sailboats -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Seascapes
Oil paintings

 

[Study of Velásquez's Las Meninas] [ca. 1879-ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1957.013:3--FR

Creator/Collector: Albright, Gertrude P.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 38.5 x 28 cm.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[Relief portrait (unfinished)] [ca. 1879-ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1957.013:4--FR

Creator/Collector: Albright, Gertrude P.
Physical Description: 1 carving on wood panel ; visible image 29.4 x 26.5 cm.

Content/Description

Portrait head.

Indexing Terms

Sculpture -- relief
Portraits

 

[Miss Blanche Partington] 1891 BANC PIC 1957.013:5--FR

Creator/Collector: Partington, John Herbert Evelyn
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 126 x 101 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LL): J. H. E. Partington / 1891.

Content/Description

Three-quarter length portrait of a woman (Partington, Blanche, d. 1951) standing near a piano holding a piece of sheet music by composer Franz Liszt.

Indexing Terms

Partington, Blanche, -- d. 1951 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Kate Partington] [ca. 1879-ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1957.013:6--FR

Creator/Collector: Partington, John Herbert Evelyn
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 91.5 x 71.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): J. H. E. Partington.

Content/Description

Three-quarter length seated portrait of a woman (Partington, Kate, d. 1908) holding fan with peacock feathers.

Indexing Terms

Partington, Kate -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Edward Partington : My Beloved Brother] [ca. 1879-ca. 1920] BANC PIC 1957.013:8--FR

Creator/Collector: Albright, Gertrude P.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 72.3 x 59.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Title and attribution from inventory. French manufacturers stamp (verso of canvas) from R. Foinet fils & Le Febvre.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of man smoking a cigratte.

Indexing Terms

Partington, Edward -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Items from: Mexia Collection : family portraits, Mexico & South American views. ca. 1860-ca. 1845 BANC PIC 1934.003-.004--PIC

 

[General Jose Antonio Mexia (1790-1839)] [183-?] BANC PIC 1934.003:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 84 x 68 cm.

Content/Description

Half-length portrait of man in military uniform wearing fur-lined green cape, pointing to soldiers in the distance. Born in Cuba, Jose Antonio Mexia came to Mexico in 1823, later became a General, led an expedition against Tampico in November 1835, and was eventually captured and shot by Santa Anna's forces in 1839.

Indexing Terms

Mexia family -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[General Jose Antonio Mexia (1790-1839)] 1828 BANC PIC 1934.003:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Serrano, Antonio
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on panel : oil ; visible image 23.7 x 18.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Ant.o Serrano / pinto. 1828. Handwritten (panel verso): Este es el retrato del Gene / ral Mexia [this is a picture of General Mexia].

Content/Description

Half-length portrait of man in Military uniform.

Indexing Terms

Mexia family -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexia] [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1934.003:05--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.2 x 36 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Manufacturer's stamp (verso).

Content/Description

Half length, oval portrait of bearded man in dress military uniform holding a saber and wearing a medal. Enrique Guillermo Antonio Mexia (1829-1896) fought in the war against the United States, on the liberal side in the War of the Reform 1857-1860, against the French invasion under Maximilian, and for Benito Juarez, as well as occupying himself with business and politics in his later years. Son of Jose Antonio Mexia and father of Inez Mexia.

Indexing Terms

Mexia family -- Pictorial works
Soldiers
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Charlotte Walker Mexia] [1855] BANC PIC 1934.003:18--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown (Payne?)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 25.7 x 20.3 cm.

Content/Description

Bust portrait.

Indexing Terms

Mexia family -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of a "General of Rurales" on horseback] [189-?] BANC PIC 1934.004:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Silva, [J?] Pellandini, Claudio
Physical Description: 1 photograph mounted on wood panel with beveled edge : handcolored ; visible image 9.7 x 13.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Silva. Label (on verso) from El Antiguo Correo by photographer Claudio Pellandini, Mexico. Handwritten (label on verso): Portrait of a general of Rurales.

Content/Description

Full length portrait of man on horseback wearing pseudo-military costume and wide brimmed hat.

Indexing Terms

Portraits

 

[Man on horseback holding a rifle] [189-?] BANC PIC 1934.004:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Silva, [J?] Pellandini, Claudio
Physical Description: 1 photograph mounted on wood panel with beveled edge : handcolored ; 9.3 x 5.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): [J?] Silva. Same signature and structure as BANC PIC 1934.004:1--FR; could also be product of El Antiguo Correo by photographer Claudio Pellandini, Mexico.

Content/Description

Full length portrait of man on horseback.

Indexing Terms

Portraits

 

[Ivory relief of two women] [18--?] BANC PIC 1934.004:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 relief : ivory ; visible image 9.5 x 5.5 cm.

Content/Description

Two women, one holding a basket, the other a pitcher, in an oval surrounded by foliage and flowers.

Indexing Terms

Portraits

 

Portraits of Don Jose Joaquin Estudillo, his daughter, and his granddaughter ca. 1847-ca. 1880 BANC PIC 1963.032--FR

Physical Description: 2 paintings, 1 painted photographic print : oil, color ; various sizes
 

[Señor Don Jose Joaquin Estudillo] [ca. 1840] BANC PIC 1963.032:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 74.3 x 61.8 cm.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait with sitter's hand across his chest. Estudillo was Comisionado of Mission Dolores (San Francisco de Asis Mission) from 1834 to 1835 and Alcade of San Francisco in 1836. In 1842 he was granted Rancho San Leandro.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margaret E. Schlictman?

Indexing Terms

Estudillo family -- Portraits
Estudillo, Jose Joaquin, -- 1798-1852 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Maria de Jesus Estudillo Davis] [ca. 1847] BANC PIC 1963.032:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Barbieri, Leonardo
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 80.5 x 65.5 cm.

Content/Description

Half length seated portrait of sitter wearing lace trimmed dress and gold embroidered gloves. Wearing gold and silver choker, rings, and holding a fan. Born January 5, 1829 Maria de Jesus Telesfora de los Santos Reyes Estudillo, daughter of Jose Joaquin Estudillo, married William Heath Davis in November of 1847 at Mission Dolores, San Francisco (1831 pioneer author of "60 Years in California") and was the mother of Anita Davis. It is possible that this was a marriage portrait.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margaret E. Schlictman.

Indexing Terms

Davis, Maria de Jesus Estudillo, -- 1829-1906 -- Portraits
Estudillo family -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Anita Davis (Mrs. Edwin Clough)] 1870 BANC PIC 1963.032:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Fensfeld, J.
Physical Description: 1 photograph : retouched with oil ; visible oval image 38.5 x 32 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): J. Fensfeld 1870.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait of young woman wearing black choker, earrings, lace collar, and brightly colored wrap. She was the daughter of Maria de Jesus Estudillo Davis and granddaughter of Jose Joaquin Estudillo.

Indexing Terms

Clough, Anita Davis, -- 1849-1919 -- Portraits
Portraits

 

Items from: Pictorial material from the Eugen Neuhaus papers ca. 1900-ca. 1930 BANC PIC 1965.033--FR

 

[View of a Lake] [ca. 1900-ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1965.033:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Neuhaus, Eugen
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy panel : oil ; 22.3 x 38 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Eugen Neuhaus. Stamp of artist on verso.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Rooftops in Kassel, Germany] 1896 BANC PIC 1965.033:02--AX

Creator/Collector: Neuhaus, Eugen
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache ; visible image 12.8 x 27.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (label on verso): Painted by / [stamp] Eugen Neuhaus/ University of California / at Berkeley [end stamp] / at Kassel, Germany / in the year 1896. / (one of my earliest attempts at painting.) / Eugen Neuhaus / Berkeley. California / Oct. 10th 1938.

Content/Description

View looking over rooftops of city.

Indexing Terms

Cityscapes -- Germany
Paintings

 

Lake [Merced?] [ca. 1900-ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1965.033:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Neuhaus, Eugen
Physical Description: 1 painting on artist board : oil ; visible image 24.2 x 31.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Eugen Neuhaus. Handwritten (verso): Lake [Merced?] / Eugen Neuhaus. Stamped (verso): Schussler Bros. / Artist Materials / Picture, Mirrors and Frames / 285 Geary Street / San Francisco.

Content/Description

View of small lake surrounded by trees and bushes.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[California Bungalow] [ca. 1900-ca. 1930] BANC PIC 1965.033:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Neuhaus, Eugen
Physical Description: 1 painting on board wood composition : oil ; 25.5 x 35.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Eugen Neuhaus.

Content/Description

Front porch of small house with garden in front.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

Items from: Items from the Pony Express Museum ca. 1850-ca. 1939 BANC PIC 1967.015

 

[Mission Dolores, San Francisco] [ca. 1875] BANC PIC 1967.015:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Lee, Joseph
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 27 x 44.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Joseph Lee. Stamp (verso): Snow and Roos, Depot of Group and Co., Importer and manufacturers of [?]. Exhibition lender note (UL).

Content/Description

View of western façade of San Francisco de Asis Mission church and buildings seen from northwest. Women and children, a horse and cart, a dog, and chickens in front. Cemetary visible at left.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes (Representations) -- California -- San Francisco
Oil paintings

 

[Mission Dolores] 1910 BANC PIC 1967.015:10--FR

Creator/Collector: Podchernikoff, Alexis Matthews
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 46 x 56.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): A. M. Podchernikoff / 1910. On stretcher (verso UL): Podchernikoff, Alexis Mathew 1886-1933. Museum label (verso UL).

Content/Description

View of western façade of San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) in moonlight.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco de Asis Mission (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

San Francisco ca. 1875 [ca. 1875] BANC PIC 1967.015:11--FR

Creator/Collector: Narjot, Ernest
Physical Description: 1 photograph ; visible image 52.3 x 100 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso LR): E. Narjot - San Francisco ca. 1875 / photo of orig. painting destroyed / in fire - S.F. 1906 / This is the only known print / extant. [...]. Additional provenance information on verso..

Content/Description

View overlooking San Francisco (in moon light?) from base of Telegraph Hill; cows and livestock near small house in foreground, harbor in distance.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

[Portrait of George Sterling] [not after 1926] BANC PIC 1967.015:12--FR

Creator/Collector: Josaphare, Lionel
Physical Description: 1 painting on board : oil ; visible image 34.5 x 26.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : L. Josaphare. Handwritten (verso) : George Sterling. Also on verso two stamps from the Pony Express Museum.

Content/Description

Bust length profile of Bohemian poet.

Indexing Terms

Poets, American -- 20th century -- Portraits
Sterling, George, -- 1869-1926 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Lotta's Favorite Songs [18--?] BANC PIC 1967.015:13--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 photograph ; visible image 27.5 x 27.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Label (verso, UL): The Pony Express Museum, "From Missouri to California - 1860-61" P.O. Box 326 Sonora, California. Stamp (verso): Pony Express Museum.

Content/Description

Music sheet cover with bust portrait of Lotta [Crabtree].

Indexing Terms

Portraits

 

[William Randolph Hearst] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1967.015:14--FR

Creator/Collector: Sylvia, Jos. H.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 49 x 38.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Jos. H. Sylvia; verso (UL): Wm. R. Hearst. Museum label on verso.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Hearst, William Randolph, -- 1863-1951 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Items from: Gerald Cassidy pictorial collection ca. 1900-ca. 1934 BANC PIC 1967.028

 

[Superstition Mountains, Arizona] 1930 BANC PIC 1967.028:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 54 x 69.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and artist's mark (LL): Gerald [sun symbol] Cassidy. Label (verso): Superstition Mountain, Arizona / by Gerald Cassidy / Santa Fe, New Mexico / 1930. Auction information also on verso.

Content/Description

View of mountains with horses and cacti in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Arizona -- Pictorial works
Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

After the Storm. 1915 BANC PIC 1967.028:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 45.6 x 61.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LR): Gerald Cassidy. Handwritten title and date (verso of canvas): After the Storm / 1915 / [G?] - 110.

Content/Description

Coastal seascape showing surf on the rocks in foreground and stormy skies in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Seascapes
Oil paintings

 

Among the Cedars [Goats in New Mexico Landscape] [ca. 1923] BANC PIC 1967.028:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 85.7 x 80.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Title from verso. Painted signature (LR): Gerald [sun symbol] Cassidy. Label (verso LR): 4-122- / Among the Cedars / by Gerald Cassidy / Victor Claessens / Waereghem / Belguige / Made in Belgium. Acquisition information on verso stretcher.

Content/Description

Two goats among the brush in a wooded desert landscape.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Gerald Cassidy.

Indexing Terms

Southwest, New -- Pictorial works
Landscapes (Representations) -- Southwest
Oil paintings

 

[Subovski - Interpretive Dancer : Vanity] [1918] BANC PIC 1967.028:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Cassidy, Gerald
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas oil ; visible image 136.5 x 91 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and artist's mark (UR): Gerald [sun symbol] Cassidy. Label (verso of stretcher): Subovski - / Interpretive Dancer / Grad. at Hippodrome - N.Y.City / Summer 1918. Frame label from Taos N. M.

Content/Description

Full length portrait of woman posing in peacock feathered costume and headdress. Apparently Subovski was a "vanity" dancer at the Hippodrome. This piece is representative of Cassidy's commercial work in theatrical posters.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Items from: Miscellaneous pictorial collections from the Sierra Club collection BANC PIC 1971.073

 

Sierra Juniper [ca. 1938] BANC PIC 1971.073:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.5 x 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Provenance and acquisition information on verso.

Content/Description

Tree in open landscape; Sierra Nevada mountains in distance.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Desert Road in Nevada [1935?] BANC PIC 1971.073:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache ; visible image 14.5 x 17.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten (on verso): painted about 1935? / bought 1938. Ownership and acquisition information on verso.

Content/Description

Broad vista across Nevada desert with mountains in distance.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Landscapes (Representations) -- Nevada

 

Canyon of the Kern July 1936 BANC PIC 1971.073:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.5 x 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LL): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten date (UC verso): July 1936.

Content/Description

View overlooking broad valley surrounded by high mountains on either side with the Kern River running down center.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Forest Near Rush Creek [Calif.] 1938 BANC PIC 1971.073:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.7 x 17 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten date (verso). Provenance and acquisition information on verso.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Pencil works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Ritter and Banner 1938 BANC PIC 1971.073:05--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.6 x 17.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten date (LC verso): 1938. Provenance and acquisition information (on verso).

Content/Description

View of twin mountain peaks covered with snow looking across mountain plateau.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Pencil works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Across The Upper Basin - Kings River 1939 BANC PIC 1971.073:06--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.6 x 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten date (UR verso): 1939.

Content/Description

Broad view of mountain valley surrounded by peaks.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Pencil works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Mt. McGee 1939 BANC PIC 1971.073:07--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 14.6 x 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten date (UR verso): 1939.

Content/Description

View across deep ravine looking towards mountain peak with Juniper in left foreground.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Pencil works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Sierra Vista [1941] BANC PIC 1971.073:08--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache ; visible image 14.5 x 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (on verso): Leland Curtis original / 1941 North of Tuolumne Meadows.

Content/Description

View of meadow with Aspen trees with mountains in distance.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

 

Black Kaweah - Morning 1942 BANC PIC 1971.073:09--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache and pencil ; visible image 17.1 x 22.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland / Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Date on verso.

Content/Description

Lake with trees; mountains in distance.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Pencil works
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Wilderness areas -- California
Landscapes (Representations) -- California

 

Hamilton Lake [1936] BANC PIC 1971.073:10--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache ; visible image 14.4. 17.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten (on verso): Hamilton Lake / Leland Curtis / 1666 Elevado St. / Los Angeles / July 1936. Addition ownership and acquisition information on verso.

Content/Description

View of Lake with mountains in distance.

Acquisition Information

From the Sierra Club collection.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

 

Morning at Rae Lake [1935?] BANC PIC 1971.073:11--FR

Creator/Collector: Curtis, Leland
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : gouache ; visible image 14.6 x 17.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature (LR): Leland Curtis. Handwritten title (LL on mat). Handwritten (LR): 5.

Content/Description

Tall red stone mountains above lake.

Indexing Terms

Gouaches
Landscapes (Representations) -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

 

Art from the Lewis Ferbrache collection ca. 1875-1906 BANC PIC 1972.043--FR

Physical Description: 8 items (oil paintings, watercolor, and lithograph) ; various sizes
 

Mt. Hood, from Lost Lake, Oregon Oct. 10, 1884 BANC PIC 1972.043:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Stuart, James Everett
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 44.2 x 75 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (on canvas verso): No. 334 -18 x 30 - 300.. / Sketch. / Eve. - Mt. Hood, from Lost Lake, Oregon / J.E. Stuart. / Oct. 10, 1884. Signature (LL): 334 / J.E. Stuart / Oct. 10, 1884 original sketch.

Content/Description

View across lake of snow covered mountain.

Indexing Terms

Hood, Mount (Or.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Indian Encampment in Yosemite Valley] [between 1874 and 1900] BANC PIC 1972.043:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Yelland, Raymond Dabb
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 65.8 x 43 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (verso, cardboard backing - in modern hand):-Probably Raymond Dabb Yelland / (See State Art Commission Travelling Calif. / Art Exhibition 1969-70- for / similar Yelland Yosemite Indian / scene [-LD].

Content/Description

Two teepees made of wooden planks and a lean-to shelter with two Indian figures near a campfire before them; El Capitan visible at right.

Indexing Terms

California -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- California -- Pictorial works
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake and Fire] [ca. 1906] BANC PIC 1972.043:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Wores, Theodore
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 59.5 x 43.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature (LL): Theodore Wores.

Content/Description

Broad view overlooking ruins of city, possibly from Nob Hill residence, with remnants of formal garden in foreground. Damaged cupola of City Hall visible in distance.

Indexing Terms

Cities and towns
Earthquake and Fire -- 1906
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

The Mammoth Trees of California [18--] BANC PIC 1972.043:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Stielman, G.K.
Physical Description: 1 print : woodcut, color ; visible dome top image 48.7 x 61.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LL): G. K. Stielman, engraver, 4th & Walnut, [Cin.]; (LR): Times Steam Job Color Press Pr.[...]. Printed title (LC).

Content/Description

View of grove showing hotel, visitors, and the main sights of interest of the giant sequoia.

Indexing Terms

Giant sequoia -- California -- Pictorial works
Woodcuts -- Color

 

[Forest and lake scene] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.043:05--FR

Creator/Collector: Yard, Sydney
Physical Description: 1 painting on paper : watercolor ; visible image 34. 5 x 24.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : Sydney. J. Yard. Possible auction information on verso.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Watercolors

 

[Indian child in a forest] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.043:06--FR

Creator/Collector: Hudson, Grace Carpenter
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on panel : oil ; visible image 20.5 x 26.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): G. Hudson. Handwritten (verso): Hudson, Grace / Indian child in forest.

Content/Description

Girl seated in dark tangled forest.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Mt. Shasta, California] : [14,440 feet high] 1886 BANC PIC 1972.043:07--FR

Creator/Collector: Sulton, F.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 50.2 x 90.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR) : F. Sulton. / 86. Handwritten (verso on stretcher): Mt. Shasta California. 14,440 feet high. Manufacturers mark (on frame): S. C. M. Co.

Content/Description

Distant view of the mountain with an Indian encampment in the foreground.

Indexing Terms

Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Mount Shasta (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Oil paintings

 

[Seascape] [18--] BANC PIC 1972.043:08--FR

Creator/Collector: Espoy, Angel
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 26.8 x 83 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR) : A. Espoy. Handwritten (verso of frame) : Angel Espoy - California artist / painted beach scenes, mission scenes / -exhibited with his friend Manuel Valencia.

Content/Description

View of waves crashing on beach.

Indexing Terms

Seascapes
Oil paintings

 

Series of paintings of a scout and his adventures 18--? BANC PIC 1972.044--FR

Physical Description: 5 paintings : oil ;
 

[The Scout] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.044:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.5 x 73.8 cm.

Content/Description

A frontiersman, on horseback and carrying a rifle, looks over his shoulder toward an encampment. Apparently after a series by Alexander Edouart.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[The Chase] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.044:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.4 x 73.8 cm.

Content/Description

A frontiersman on horseback firing a hand gun at group of Spaniards(?), pursuing him on horseback. Apparently after a series by Alexander Edouart.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[Black Horse Rider] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.044:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.2 x 66.8 cm.

Content/Description

A frontiersman fleeing on horseback pursued by an Indian(?) on a black horse followed by large group on horseback. Apparently after a series by Alexander Edouart.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[The Death] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.044:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.2 x 74 cm.

Content/Description

A frontiersman on horseback, firing a rifle over his shoulder and hitting a Spaniard(?) on horseback. Apparently after a series by Alexander Edouart.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[Return to Camp] [18--?] BANC PIC 1972.044:05--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 43.3 x 73.9 cm.

Content/Description

A frontiersman on horseback with a rifle over his shoulder, returning to a military(?) encampment, (cannon and American flag visible). Apparently after a series by Alexander Edouart.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

Portraits of a man and a woman 1852 BANC PIC 1982.101:01-02--FR

Physical Description: 2 drawings on paper : charcoal ; visible image 36 x 27 cm
 

[Portrait of a man] 1852 BANC PIC 1982.101:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Fenderich, Charles
Physical Description: 1 drawing : charcoal and white chalk ; visible image 35.2 x 26.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR) : Ch. Fenderich / 1852.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Charcoal drawings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of a woman] 1852 BANC PIC 1982.101:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Fenderich, Charles
Physical Description: 1 drawing : charcoal and white chalk ; 35.7 x 26.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR) : Ch. Fenderich / 1852.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait.

Indexing Terms

Charcoal drawings
Portraits

 

Two views of the vessel City of Rio de Janeiro [not before 1901?] BANC PIC 1984.048:01-02--FR

Additional Note

2 paintings on canvas : oil ; 17 3/4 x 22 in
 

The Shipping Vessel "The City of Rio de Janeiro" in Calm [not before 1901?] BANC PIC 1984.048:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on academy board : oil ; visible image 43.7 x 57.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: On bow of ship: City of Rio de Janeiro. On mast flag: MSU. On verso: looks like "City of Rio de Janeiro" on bow. The artist who made / the S in MSU on flag / made it backwards / RBH / 1962.

Content/Description

Steamship with bow at right in calm waters with US flag at stern. Bermuda(?) flag on foremast. The merchant vessel sank with 146 passengers aboard in the waters of the Golden Gate strait, California, in 1901.
Gift of Robert B. Honeyman Jr.

Indexing Terms

City of Rio de Janeiro (Steamship) -- Pictorial works
Steamboats -- Pictorial works
Vessels
Marines (Visual works)

 

The Shipping Vessel "The City of Rio de Janeiro" in Storm [not before 1901?] BANC PIC 1984.048:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas on academy board : oil ; visible image 43.4 x 57.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted on bow of ship: City of Rio de Janeiro.

Content/Description

Steamship in rough seas. The merchant vessel sank with 146 passengers aboard in the waters of the Golden Gate strait, California, in 1901.
Gift of Robert B. Honeyman Jr.

Indexing Terms

City of Rio de Janeiro (Steamship) -- Pictorial works
Steamboats -- Pictorial works
Vessels
Marines (Visual works)

 

Portraits of California Indians, a Klamath and the Doctor ca. 1860 BANC PIC 1984.100:01-02--FR

Physical Description: 2 photographic prints : albumen ; visible image 20 x 13 cm
 

A Klamath, "The White Deer Skin" dressed for a dance [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1984.100:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 photograph mounted on paper : albumen ; image 12.3 x 8.5 cm on paper, visible image 20.9 x 13.2 cm
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LC) A Klamath: / "The White=deer=skin"; dressed / for a dance; (LL): inserted by B M.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of Indian woman wearing a woven skull cap and a deer skin cloak.

Indexing Terms

Albumen prints
Indians of North America -- California -- Costume and adornment -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- California -- Portraits
Klamath Indians -- Pictorial works

 

"The Doctor" or J. Tavleera, Crescent City, Del Norte County, California [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1984.100:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 photograph mounted on paper : albumen ; image 11.7 x7.7 cm on paper, visible image 20.8 x 13.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LC): "The Doctor" - / - Tavleera, Crescent City, / Del Norte County; California; (LL): inserted by B M.

Content/Description

Half length standing portrait of elderly Native American man wearing woven skull cap, beaded necklaces and animal pelts standing behind ivy covered balustrade (studio prop).

Indexing Terms

Albumen prints
Indians of North America -- California -- Costume and adornment -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- California -- Portraits
Klamath Indians -- Pictorial works

 

Items from: Douglas Tilden pictorial collection ca. 1860-ca. 1979 BANC PIC 1989.037

 

[Joseph and Mary in Bethlehem] [19--?] BANC PIC 1989.037:001--FR

Creator/Collector: McNaughton, J.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 23.8 x 18.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): J McNaughton. Painted (LL): A Mon Amis Tilden.

Content/Description

Nocturnal scene of a narrow street in a middle eastern city showing a man and donkey near a doorway where a woman, possibly carrying a baby, is standing.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

[Portrait of a Mediterranean woman] 1892 BANC PIC 1989.037:002--FR

Creator/Collector: Varveris, N.
Physical Description: 1 painting on academy board : oil ; visible image 23.5 x 28.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Signature and date (LR): N Varveris / Paris 1892. Painted (LL): A mon ami Tilden. Handwritten (verso): French figure. Label (verso of panel) Couleurs & Vernis / Sales / 21 bis Bould. Montparnasse / Papeterie Registres.

Content/Description

Half length portrait of woman in ethnic costume (French or Greek possibly) with a white, wide sleeved chemise; gold-rimmed waistcoat; red beret with tassel; and gold bracelets.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Marinescape] 1892 BANC PIC 1989.037:003--FR

Creator/Collector: Walden, Lionel
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 30.7 x 44.9 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LL): A mon ami / Tilden / Paris '92 / [signed] Lionel Walden. Numerous labels and biographical information about artist on verso of frame.

Content/Description

Sailboats moored in quiet, sunlit bay.

Indexing Terms

Marines (Visual works)
Oil paintings

 

[Ships in Harbor] [189-?] BANC PIC 1989.037:004--FR

Creator/Collector: Walden, Lionel
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 19.6 x 28.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten (LR): A mon ami / Tilden / [signed] Lionel Walden. Label (on verso of frame) from Bowinkel's Art Store, Los Angeles, CA.

Content/Description

Bay with numerous boats on water.

Indexing Terms

Marines (Visual works)
Oil paintings

 

Prints from the Roger Levenson papers ca. 1820-ca. 1890 BANC PIC 1994.045--FR

Physical Description: 2 prints : hand colored etching and photogravure ; 35 x 25 cm. and 15 x 11 cm.
 

The Man Wots Got the Whip Hand of 'Em All 1820 BANC PIC 1994.045:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Heath, William McLean, T. (Thomas)
Physical Description: 1 print : engraving, hand-colored ; visible image 37.7 x 28.1 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed (LR): Pub May 30th 1820 by T. McLean 26 Haymarket Sole Publisher of PPry caricatures.

Content/Description

Caricature of Free Press; fire breathing printing press with legs, wearing liberty cap and laurel wreath.

Additional Note

This image was possibly published in Paul Pry, a newspaper dedicated to exposing political corruption and religious fraud. William Heath often worked with Thomas McLean and is well known for his caricatures and satirical imagery.

Indexing Terms

Cartoons (Commentary)
Etchings
Freedom of the press -- Europe -- Caricatures and cartoons
Printers -- Caricatures and cartoons
Printing presses -- Pictorial works

 

John Baskerville [ca. 1890?] BANC PIC 1994.045:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Walker, Emery, Sir
Physical Description: 1 print : photogravure ; visible image 15.6 x 11.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From a picture after Miller in the national Portrait Gallery, London; (LR): Emery Walker Ph. sc. Handwritten (LL in window below image): With the compliments of / DB Updike. Provenance information handwritten (on verso).

Indexing Terms

Baskerville, John, -- 1706-1775 -- Portraits
Photogravures
Printers -- Portraits

 

California lithographs from the collection of Paul H. Mawdsley between 1850 and 1900 BANC PIC 1998.010--FR

Physical Description: 5 prints : lithograph, hand colored and chromolithographs ; various sizes
 

Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite [between 1850 and 1875] BANC PIC 1998.010:01--FR

Creator/Collector: Gemmell, J. (firm)
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; visible image 29.2 x 36.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. & Published by J. Gemmell; (LR): 123 Randolf St. Cor. of Clark, Chicago.

Content/Description

A distant view of fall with Indian encampment in foreground showing a Teepee, a woman with child, and adolescent and three adult males with weapons.

Indexing Terms

Lithographs -- Hand-colored
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

 

American District Telegraph [between 1880 and 1900] BANC PIC 1998.010:02--FR

Creator/Collector: Schmidt Label & Lith. Co.
Physical Description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; visible image 52.4 x 34.3 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (UC in image). Printed (LL): Schmidt Label and Lith. Co., S.F.

Content/Description

Five part image showing telegraph messengers and office in center with marginal images showing a burglary, sickbed, fire, and residences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Paul H. Mawdsley.

Indexing Terms

American District Telegraph Company -- Pictorial works
Lithographs

 

Spruance Stanley & Co., Wines & liquors, San Francisco [between 1870 and 1900] BANC PIC 1998.010:03--FR

Creator/Collector: Bühler, F. F. Korbel & Bros.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 47.8 x 63.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (UC). Printed (LR): F. Bühler; (LC): Lith. F. Korbel & Bros. S.F.

Content/Description

Promotional poster for wine and liquor importer and dealer based in San Francisco. Central image of women bathers surrounded by marginal images of the store front, storehouse, distillery, wares, and cherubs reaping wheat and drinking.

Indexing Terms

Advertisements -- California
Lithographs -- Color
Spruance Stanley & Co. -- Pictorial works

 

The California Powder Works, Santa Cruz County, California [between 1875 and 1900] BANC PIC 1998.010:04--FR

Creator/Collector: Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 51.3 x 66.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC); (LR): Bosqui Eng. Co. S.F.

Content/Description

Elevated view of powder works including industrial buildings, factory, and warehouses situated along one side of river surrounded by heavily wooded mountains; elevated waterway in center.

Indexing Terms

California Powder Works -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color

 

Home Mutual Insurance Company of California [between 1874 and 1900] BANC PIC 1998.010:05--FR

Creator/Collector: Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co.
Physical Description: 1 print : lithograph, color ; visible image 53.5 x 67.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (UC and LC). Printed (LR): The Bosqui Eng. & Print. Co. S.F.

Content/Description

Image of underwriters fire patrol (firefighters and horsedrawn fire wagon) rushing past U.S. Mint (San Francisco, Calif.) chased by dogs. Image surrounded by Heraldic Regalia.

Indexing Terms

Advertisements -- California
Home Mutual Insurance Company of California -- Pictorial works
Lithographs -- Color

 

The Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Works in Kalihi, Honolulu and in Berkeley, California ca. 1897 and 1905 BANC PIC 1998.068--FR

Physical Description: 2 drawings : sepia wash and ink ; visible images 36 x 52 cm. and 39 x 54 cm
 

[The Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Co., Berkeley, CA, at Second and Hearst] [ca. 1897] BANC PIC 1998.068:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry
Physical Description: 1 drawing : sepia wash and ink heightened in white ; visible image 35.7 x 51.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Title ( in image on building): The Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Co.

Content/Description

View of busy wharf-side, industrial operation showing office and laboratory buildings, warehouses and transporation such as trains, horse drawn wagons, and ships. San Francisco Bay visible in the distance.

Indexing Terms

Drawings
Factories -- California -- Berkeley -- Pictorial works
Fertilizer industry -- California -- Berkeley -- Pictorial works
Guano industry -- California -- Berkeley -- Pictorial works
Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Works -- Pictorial works
Wash drawings

 

[The Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Co., Kalihi, HI] [1905] BANC PIC 1998.068:2--FR

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry
Physical Description: 1 drawing : sepia wash and ink heightened in white ; visible image 39.2 x 54.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Title (in image, LR): Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Co., ...Kalihi, Honolulu, T.H.

Content/Description

View of industrial operation in tropical setting, showing numerous buildings and warehouses with trains and horse drawn wagons. Trolley car in foreground.

Indexing Terms

Factories -- Hawaii -- Pictorial works
Fertilizer industry -- Hawaii -- Pictorial works
Guano industry -- Hawaii -- Pictorial works
Pacific Guano and Fertilizer Works -- Pictorial works
Wash drawings

 

Items from: The mission era : California under Spain and Mexico and The mission era [graphic] : California under Spain and Mexico and reminiscences ca. 1850-1878 BANC PIC 19xx.039

 

Ex-Mission (now Parish-Church) of San Gabriel 1878 BANC PIC 19xx.039:09--FR

Creator/Collector: Vischer, Edward
Physical Description: 1 painting : watercolor and pencil on paper ; 15.2 x 21.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten signature and date (LR) : E. Vischer, 1878. Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (lower margin): after Hahn's celebrated picture in the possession of M. Sherwood. Original by C. Hahn. In appreciation of the merits of the original, and in friendly remembrance of its genial author, with his permission reproduced by E. Vischer, 1878. Sunday-gatherings after Mass.

Content/Description

Sunday gathering after mass outside church showing vaqueros on horseback, women and children. Based on an original by C. Hahn.

Indexing Terms

San Gabriel Mission (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

A California magnate in his home 1865 BANC PIC 19xx.039:33--FR

Creator/Collector: Vischer, Edward
Physical Description: 1 painting : watercolor and pencil on paper ; 14.7 x 20.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (lower margin): General Don Andres Pico of Los Angeles, 1865. Southern mission orchard; vaqueros lassoing cattle; corridor of the farm-building. Ex-Mission of San Fernando.

Content/Description

Image of General Don Andres Pico (1810-1876) of Los Angeles, 1865, showing corridor of farm building (ex-mission of San Fernando) with men, women, children, and animals in foreground. Includes the southern mission orchard and vaqueros lassoing cattle in distance.

Indexing Terms

Californios
Generals--Mexico
Missions
Pencil works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Watercolors

 

[Portraits of Emperor Maximilian and Empress Carlotta of Mexico] 186- BANC PIC 19xx.323

Physical Description: 2 paintings : oil on panel
 

[Portrait of Empress Carlotta of Mexico] [186-] BANC PIC 19xx.323:1--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas mounted on panel : oil ; visible image 43.5 x 35.8 cm.

Content/Description

Bust length portrait of Empress Carlota (1840-1927) in plain black dress; a companion piece to Maximilian of Mexico. Born Marie-Charlotte-Amelie-Augustine-Victoire-Clementine-Leopoldine on May 7, 1840 in Laeken, Belgium. She was the daughter of King Leopold I of Belgium and Louise Marie d' Orleans, eldest daughter of King Louis Philippe of France. After suffering from mental illness following her husband's death in 1867, she died January 1, 1927 near Brussels.

Indexing Terms

Carlota, -- Empress, consort of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, -- 1840-1927
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Portrait of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico] [186-] BANC PIC 19xx.323:2--FR

Creator/Collector: Unknown
Physical Description: 1 painting on panel : oil ; visible image 43.5 x 35.8 cm.

Content/Description

Bust portrait of Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph, Archdukle of Austria, wearing plain black suit with a gold medal (cross emblem) and small round brooch. In 1864, following the French occupation of Mexico City, Maximllian of Austria was named emporer of Mexico. He was shot in 1867 after Mexican forces regained control of the country.

Indexing Terms

Maximilian, -- Emperor of Mexico, -- 1832-1867 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

Framed artwork miscellany BANC PIC 19xx.500--FR

 

Men of Mark c1895 BANC PIC 19xx.500:001--FR

Creator/Collector: Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West) Bourke, J.F.
Physical Description: 1 photograph : albumen ; 42.5 x 49.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title and date (C). Printed (LL): Copyright 1895, J. F. Bourke; (LR): Taber photographer.

Content/Description

Composite group portrait consisting of busts of prominent men. Numbered legend below image corresponding to portraits with names and occupations of sitters.
 

[Robert Louis Stevenson] 1897 BANC PIC 19xx.500:002--FR

Creator/Collector: Breuer, Henry Joseph
Physical Description: 1 image on wood : incised ; 48 x 61 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Carved signature and date (UR): H. J. Breuer 1897. Carved inscription (LC): A spirit goes out of the / man who means execution, / which outlives the most / untimely ending / -Æs Triplex.

Content/Description

Bust portrait.
 

[River mill in mountain landscape] [1885] BANC PIC 19xx.500:003--FR

Creator/Collector: Briggs, A. L. (Lawrence?)
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 49.7 x 90.2 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): A.L. Briggs. Source of date is unknown. University of California label on verso (78-10-06365).

Content/Description

Autumn landscape with small mill building and waterwheel along river bank, and rolling hills in distance.

Indexing Terms

Landscapes
Oil paintings

 

[Fox] [before 1892] BANC PIC 19xx.500:004--FR

Creator/Collector: Brooks, Samuel Marsden
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 76.6 x 62.6 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): S. M. Brookes. University California label (78-10-06364) on verso.
 

[Portrait of Darius Ogden Mills] 1887 BANC PIC 19xx.500:047--FR

Creator/Collector: Keith, William
Physical Description: 1 painting on canvas : oil ; 75 x 62.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature and date (LR): W. Keith / S.F. / 1887.

Content/Description

Half length portrait.

Processing/Project Information

Previously erroneously marked BANC PIC 19xx.123--FR.

Indexing Terms

Mills, Darius Ogden, 1825-1910 -- Portraits
Oil paintings
Portraits

 

[Swag of Grapes] [18--] BANC PIC 19xx.500:005--FR

Creator/Collector: Brooks, Samuel Marsden
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 60.2 x 50.4 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): Brookes. UC inventory label (verso): 78-10-06363.

Content/Description

Bunch of grapes hanging on a white brick wall.
 

[Adobe Ruins] [19--?] BANC PIC 19xx.500:006--FR

Creator/Collector: Cross, Lee H.
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; 40.7 x 50.8 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LL): L. H. Cross.

Content/Description

Shell of adobe building surrounded by trees.

Indexing Terms

Oil paintings

 

The Golden Gate, San Francisco Bay 1878 (c1881) BANC PIC 19xx.500:007--FR

Creator/Collector: Davidson, J.O. Beckwite, H. S. William Pate & Company
Physical Description: 1 print : steel engraving ; visible image 53.4 x 72.5 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Printed title (LC). Printed signature (LR in image): J. O. Davidson / Fordham, 1878. Printed (LL): Painted by J. O. Davidson; (LC): Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1881 by W. M. Pate & Co. [...]; (LC below title): William Pate & Company, New York & London.; (LR): Engraved by H. S. Beckwite.

Content/Description

Ships on rough waters including a two masted schooner, several sailboats, a steamship, and tugboats on the bay. Marin headlands in left distance, city in right.
 

[Mine Inn : Tudor Building in Forest] [before 1923] BANC PIC 19xx.500:008--FR

Creator/Collector: Deakin, Edwin
Physical Description: 1 painting : oil ; visible image 75 x 49.7 cm.
Marks and Inscriptions: Painted signature (LR): Edwin Deakin. Title from sign on upper gable (in image): Mine Inn by E. Deakin. UC inventory label (verso): 78-10-06128.
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