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Department of Public Schools [diploma, San Francisco, California] [1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:0638--C

Creator/Collector: Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 60.6 x 48.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to Joseph F. Roberts by San Francisco Boys High School. Three allegorical female figures (enlightenment, arts and sciences?); columns with portraits of prominent scientists and literary figures above.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (MC): 1878; (LC): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

Women

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs; Portraits

 

Veteran fireman's certificate 1897 BANC PIC 1963.002:0639--D

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.2 x 51 cm.

Content/Description:

Veteran Fireman's Association of California certificate awarded to Henry Kohn on March 31st, 1897. Includes images of firefighting equipment and firemen fighting fire.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Date handwritten within image: 1897. Printed (LL): H.S. Crocker Co., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Compliments of Mrs. A.E. Roberts.

Equipment; Fires

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Diploma awarded by the Mechanics Institute, San Francisco [California] 1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0640 (variant)--D

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 49.8 x 63.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Vignettes related to equipment, manufacture, and industry.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (LR, within image): September 1857; (LC): Designed & lithographed by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Industry

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Diploma awarded by the Mechanics Institute, San Francisco [California] 1857-1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:0640--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), artist and lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 41.2 x 54.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to Harrison Eastman for the best wood engraving, September 1858. Includes allegorical image related to mechanical arts, science, industry and commerce with two male figures holding tools, and two female figures with infants.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed tiltle (MC). Printed (LR, within image): September 1858; (LC, within image): 1857. Lithographer based on comparison to 1963.002:0640--D.

Equipment; Industry; Laborers; Women

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

[Victoria Fire Department certificate of membership] 1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:0641--B

Creator/Collector: Nahl Brothers (active 1852-1871), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 39.3 x 44.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes vignettes of fire fighters, fire engines, fire fighting equipment, fires, and water nymphs surrounding central placard. Certificate awarded to John Liddle on June 19, 1867.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (UC): This certifies that James Liddle is an active member of the Victoria Fire Department, V.I....; (LL): Nahl Bros., S[an] F[rancisco].; (LR): L. Nagel Print. Handwriten (on verso): John Liddle [...?].

Fires

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Marion Rifles [certificate] [before 1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:0642--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, artist Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 30.4 x 25 cm., image 11.5 x 17.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of soldiers holding and shooting rifles in forest.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL, within image): C.C. Kuchel; (ML): Lith[ograph]y of B.F. Butler, San Francisco.

Arms & armaments; Military personnel

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Society of California Pioneers [membership certificate of Joshua S. Henshaw] 1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0643--D

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: lithograph 61.1 x 50.4 cm., on sheet 74.8 x 59 cm.

Content/Description:

Multiple images related to early California: Californios, Indian family, miners, hunters, bear, [Sutter's?] Fort, Yosemite Falls, Calaveras Mammoth Tree and Grove, mission church, raising the Bear flag, and views of San Francisco Bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Date 1866 printed within image. Printed (LL, within image): C. Nahl.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Bears; California, Northern; Cowboys; Equipment; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Miners; Mining; Sacramento (Calif.); Women

Certificates; Lithographs

 

Society of California Pioneers [certificate] 1886 BANC PIC 1963.002:0644--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color; and engraving 28 x 35.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image of bear invading pioneer encampment. Four smaller vignettes at corners show gold mining, hunting, ranching (vaquero roping steer) and covered wagon. Certificate given to Henry Fried on January 12, 1886.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Lith. Geo. H. Baker, San Francisco.

Animals; Bears; California, Northern; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life

Certificates; Engravings; Lithographs, color

 

Society of California Volunteers [certificate] [1873] BANC PIC 1963.002:0645--C

Creator/Collector: Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer Nahl Brothers (active 1852-1871), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 55.4 x 40.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to J.W. Sim June 21, 1873. Includes portraits of Farragut, Lincoln and Grant; and scenes related to military service.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Nahl. Bros., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR, within image): Nahl Bros; (LR): L. Nagel print. Date within image.

Military personnel

Certificates; Lithographs; Portraits

 

[Territorial Pioneers of California, certificate of membership] [not before 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0646--E

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on fabric: lithograph, color 60.7 x 49.5 cm., image on sheet 79.4 x 68.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Multiple images related to early California: Californios, Indians, miners, hunters, emigrants, Sutter's Mill and Fort, and view of San Francisco Bay. Also includes views relating to historical events such as raising the Bear flag, California admission to the Union, and the Donner Party.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and date based on printed text within image. Printed (LR, within image): H. Steinegger; (LC): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

California, Northern; Events; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Military facilities; Mining; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.); Settlers

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Committee of Vigilance of San Francisco [California, certificate], reorganized 15th May, 1856 c1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0647 (variant)--C

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph, hand colored 50.7 x 38.6 cm., on mount 63.3x 42.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to Giram S. Wheeler. Includes allegorical images related to justice, vigilance, and morality; and scenes of military events.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (MC, below title):Entered... 1856... Ch[arles] Nahl & C. E. Lange... Ca[lifornia]; (LL): Designed & drawn on stone by Cha[rle]s Nahl; (LR): Lith[ograph]y of Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Military personnel

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Committee of Vigilance of San Francisco [California, certificate] c1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0647--C

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 60.6 x 43.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to George W. Briggs. Includes allegorical images related to justice, vigilance, and morality; and scenes of military events.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (MC, below title): Entered... 1856... Ch[arles] Nahl & C. E. Lange... Ca[lifornia]; (LL): Designed & drawn on stone by Cha[rle]s Nahl; (LR): Lithography of Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Military personnel

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs

 

[Sonoma County, California Agricultural and Mechanical Society certificate] [not after 1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0648--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Co. (active ca. 1861), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 45.6 x 52.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to R. Crane in 1862. Includes views related to agriculture: crop picking, blacksmith shop, cattle, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Handwritten (MC, below title): 1862; Printed (LC): Lith. Britton & Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

Agriculture

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

Society of California Pioneers of New England [certificate of membership] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1963.002:0980--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.2 x 54.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Certificate surmounted by mining tools and surrounded by views including: San Francisco Bay in 1849; male and female Indians with child in papoose; Sutter's Fort and Mill; miners with cradles, picks, and gold pans at work in front of log cabin; prospectors with pack mules; raising of Bear flag and state seal of California; and cowboys.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC).

California, Northern; Cowboys; Equipment; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Military facilities; Miners; Mining; Sacramento (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Settlers

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

[Exempt fireman certificate] [before 1898] BANC PIC 1963.002:0981--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.1 x 50.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to of F. C. Meyer by Marysville Fire Department on February 11, 1898. Includes images of firefighting equipment, firefighters at work, rescuing children, and being overcome by smoke.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Date 1898 within image.

Equipment; Fires; Vehicles

Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco Fire Department [certificate] c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0982--C

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison (active ca. 1855), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 59.6 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to Richard P. Robinson, November 5, 1852. Includes images of firefighters, and firefighting equipment and engines; allegorical figures include water god, angel, and Minerva (and Charity?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (LL): Charles Nahl, del.; (LC): Entered... 1855 by the San Francisco Fire Department... New York; (LR): Engraved by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison, New York.

Equipment; Fires; Vehicles; Women

Allegories; Certificates; Engravings

 

[Monumental Fire Company No. 6 certificate of membership] [ca. 1866] BANC PIC 1963.002:0983--D

Creator/Collector: Eastman, Harrison (1823-1886) , American, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving 50.8 x 71.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Certificate with views of firemen and equipment fighting blazes surmounted by two female allegorical figures with water urn; and eagle, US flag, and firefighting equipment below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on prinited text within image. Date 1866 within image. Printed (LC): Harrison, Eastman, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Equipment; Fires

Allegories; Certificates; Engravings

 

[Widows and Orphans Aid Association of the San Francisco, California Police Department certificate of membership] [ca. 1882] BANC PIC 1963.002:1469 (enclosure)--D

Creator/Collector: Harring, William (active ca. 1860-ca. 1890), artist Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 48.3 x 67 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image of San Francisco Bay with Meiggs Wharf and Fort Point at left surrounded by trees and grape vines. Images around central view include: allegorical female figure of mercantilism and shipping, Hotel del Monte(?), State Capitol in Sacramento, interior scene with widow and orphans, Yosemite Valley, seal for the San Francisco Police and State of California, and cabinet with dog on top and bags of money below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LR, within image): W. Harring; (LL): Bosqui, Engr. & Print[in]g Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Handwritten (on verso): Purchased at the auction/of the I.W. Lees Estate, born Oldham, England, Dec[ember] 25, 1830/died San Francisco, Dec[ember 21. 1902/Jan[uary] 1938/J.J. Leonard, Jr., M[.P?]. Additional information on Isaiah W. Lees with item.

Bays; Buildings; California, Northern; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)

Allegories; Certificates; Lithographs, color

 

[Combined Comstock Company certificate] 1875 BANC PIC 1963.002:1809--A

Creator/Collector: Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 14 x 25 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to E. F. Baldwin on February 16, 1875.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and date based on printed text within image. Printed (LL): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co. S.F.

Mining

Certificates; Engravings

 

[Anti-Poverty Society certificate of membership] [1881?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1823--A

Creator/Collector: Jones, E. E. (active ca. 1889), artist John Filmer & Son (active ca. 1889), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 21.7 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to Louis Prang. Includes heraldic image of statue of Liberty pulling aside curtain to reveal "cross of new crusade."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Handwritten (LL, within image): New York, May 10th, 1889. Printed (LL): E.E. Jones fecit; (LR): John Filmer & Son, sculpt.

Certificates; Engravings

 

Discharge: Humboldt and Klamath Indian War of the winter of 1858 and 1859 [ca. 1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:1824--B

Creator/Collector: Eureka Humboldt Times Print (active ca. 1858), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 35.3 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Certificate of honorable discharge of Private Moses Davis from the Trinity Rangers (California Militia?); seal of State of California in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LC): Eureka Humboldt Times Print, 1858.

Indians of North America; Military personnel

Certificates; Engravings

 

Sons of Temperance [certificate] 1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:1825--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 25.1 x 19.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Awarded to E. J. Bacheldor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Date printed and handwritten within image: 1855.

Manners & customs

Certificates; Engravings; Ephemera

 

[Certificate of] Committee of Vigilance of the city of San Francisco [California] [not before 1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1854--B

Creator/Collector: Alex. Zakreski & Co. (active 1850-1858), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 26.2 x 34.2 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (LC): Lith. by Alex. Zakreski & Co., corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets.

California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; San Francisco (Calif.)

Certificates; Engravings

 

Ephemera: Broadsides

 

Beale & Craven's magnificent twelve-mile mirror of the voyage from Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] to California [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0937--B

Creator/Collector: Beale & Craven (active ca. 1851), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 43.3 x 16.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside advertising exhibition, to be held in Alhambra Hall, of four panorama paintings showing scenes from voyage. Each panorama described in detail, all purportedly painted by Mr. Hielge in March 1851 from drawings made on the spot by other eminent artists. Vignette of large sidewheel steamship at top of broadside.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): First time in this city!/Beale & Craven's/magnificent twelve-mile mirror/of the voyage from/Philadelphia to/California/and the gold mines!/And from California to Boston!/The outward voyage around Cape Horn, and/return by the Isthmus/Now open at Alhambra Hall.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

Steamship "Orizaba" 1874 BANC PIC 1963.002:0938--B

Creator/Collector: Alta Print (active ca. 1874), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 45.4 x 30.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for "Orizaba" (ship). Includes portside view of two-masted ship with single smokestack in center; flags fly from bow and stern.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): The Pacific Mail Steamship Co's/line for/San Diego/calling at/Santa Barabara, San Pedro, (Los Angeles), and Anaheim/the Steamship/Orizaba...Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 1874...Jennings S. Cox, agent. Printed (LL): Alta Print, 529 California Street.

Vessels

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

[Steamship "Ventura"] 1874 BANC PIC 1963.002:0939--B

Creator/Collector: Bacon & Company (active ca. 1874), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving and letterpress 45 x 30.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for " Ventura" (ship). Starboard view of three-masted ship with single smokestack in center; flags fly from masts and stern.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (UL-LR, within image): Goodall, Nelson & Perkins' line/for San Diego!/the new, fast and elegant/express steamship/Ventura/... /Saturday, Nov[ember] 7, 1874/... /Goodall, Nelson & Perkins, agents, No. 10 Market St[reet]; Printed (LC): Bacon & Company, printers, corner of Clay and Sansom St[reet]s.

Vessels

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

[Packet ship "Josephine" to California advertisement] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0940--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 58.8 x 46.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of three-masted sailing ship.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LL): New Bedford, October 15th.

Vessels

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

Lighting express!... through trains daily between Virginia [City, Nevada] and San Francisco via Vallejo [California] 1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:0942--C

Creator/Collector: M A (A M or M C R?) [monogram] (active ca. 1876), engraver H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), printer L. Curtis & Co. (active ca. 1876), undetermined
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving and letterpress 56.2 x 37.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of train engine.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Date 1876 within image. Printed (LL, within image): MA(?) (monogram); (LC): L. Curtis & Co.; (LC): H.S. Crocker & Co.'s Print, 42 and 44 J St[reet], Sacramento.

Railroads

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

[Cowan Catalina brand Japanese tea] [19--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0945--B

Creator/Collector: Earl Cowen Company, undetermined
Physical Description: print on tissue paper: engraving, color 32.5 x 27.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside advertisement for Japan tea imported by Earl Cowen Company, with view of Avalon in Catalina harbor in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (UC, LC): Cowan Catalina Brand/No./pure uncolored/basket fired/Japan tea/ imported by/Earl Cowen Co./Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia]. Possibly printed in Japan?

Bays; California, Southern; Harbors; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings, color; Woodcuts

 

Races! Pioneer race course [1853] BANC PIC 1963.002:1407--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 31 x 18.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Announcement for horserace (Union Course, Long Island); includes image of race, crowded grandstand to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Handwritten (MC): 1853.

Animals; Events; Horses

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

The Los Angeles Tribune, the leading paper of Southern California [advertisement] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1539--D

Creator/Collector: Wright, C., artist Carter, Sprague & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on board: engraving and letterperss 71 x 25.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes view of printing press patented by Scott's Printing & Folding Machine; also on press: C. Potter Jr. & Co. New York.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL, within image): C. Wright; (LC): Tribune Publishing Company/20 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles/Carter, Sprague & Co., printers, 37 S. Fort St[reet], Los Angeles.

Equipment

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

For San Francisco, California direct... packet ship "Sweden" [advertisement] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1540 (enclosure)--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 54.3 x 38.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of sailing ship "Sweden."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Enclosure: negative stat.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

Ho for Monterey, special announcement S.P.Co. [Southern Pacific Company] 1886 BANC PIC 1963.002:1553--A

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 31.7 x 16.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for train excursion celebrating 40th anniversary of raising American flag at Monterey in 1846; includes image of train and engine.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): H.S. Crocker & Co., printers, 215, 217, 219 Bush St[reet], San Francisco.

California, Northern; Monterey (Calif.); Railroads; Vehicles

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

For California!... The A 1 packet barque "Orion" [advertisement] 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1554--C

Creator/Collector: Moody, C. C. P. (active ca. 1849), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 49.5 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of three-masted sailing ship "Orion."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Boston, Oct. 10, 1849; (LC): Old Dickson Office, 52 Washington Street, Boston; C.C.P. Moody, printer.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

[Advertisement for packet ship "Apollo"] [ca. 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:1555--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 19.7 x 12.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside advertising passage to gold regions including image of sailing ship.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on text within image.

Gold rushes; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

Great attraction at the Iowa Hill Amphitheatre: panther and bear fight [advertisement] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1801--E

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: letterpress 80.6 x 58.5 cm., on mount 93.7 x 83.2 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title.

Animals; Bears; Events

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

Take notice. Ho! for California!: a meeting of the citizens of the village of Canajoharie and its vicinity at the house of T. W. Bingham... 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1802--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 20.5 x 20.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Notice of meeting to discuss formation of a company to proceed to California for purpose of mining gold.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Canajoharie, Jan[uary] 16, 1849.

Gold rushes

Broadsides; Ephemera

 

[Order of meetings for] City Guards of Los Angeles [California] [ca.1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1805--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 26 x 31.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Listing of meetings and drills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC).

Broadsides; Engravings; Ephemera

 

[Advertisement for the Third Annual Fair, Cattle Show, and Industrial Exhibition in Marysville, Yuba County, California, 1867] 1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:1812--B

Creator/Collector: Daily California Express (active ca. 1867), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 48.8 x 21.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Program for six days of events related to agriculture, horticulture, and livestock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (UC): Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanics' Society of the Northern District of California, Third Annual Fair, Cattle Show, and Industrial Exhibition to be held in Marysville during the week commencing September 9th, 1867; (LC): Daily California Express, Print.

Agriculture; Animals; California, Northern; Cattle; Events; Plants

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

[Clipper ship "North American" advertisement] [1858] BANC PIC 1963.002:1821--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 22.1 x 13.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Announcing reduced fare from New York to San Francisco.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on text within image. Handwritten date (LC): 1858.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Ho! For California! [advertisement for farm nurseries] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1828--B

Creator/Collector: Rockford Democratic Power Press Print, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 45.5 x 29.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Nursery farm and horticultural fixtures advertisement for Rockford Nurseries, Rockford, Illinois.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Rockford Democratic Power Press Print.

Agriculture; Plants

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

[Advertisement for shipping freight by Central Pacific Railroad directed towards Chinese] [1870] BANC PIC 1963.002:1829--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph 35.5 x 22.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of man weighing crate on scale; horse and cart at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (UC): Jan[uar]y 3, 1870, Received by mail from A. R.; LC): This advertisement tells Chinamen to ship freight by C.P.R.R. and how much per ton they charge, $2, how and when to ship it, A.R. Printed (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Inscriptions in Chinese and English.

Chinese; Railroads

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Sacramento Theatre [Sacramento, California] 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:1830--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 30.7 x 15.5 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Date printed within image.

Events; Manners & customs; Sacramento (Calif.)

Broadsides; Ephemera

 

American Theatre grand gymnastic exhibition [broadside] 1859 BANC PIC 1963.002:1831--A

Creator/Collector: Agnew & Deffebach (active ca. 1859), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: letterpress 21.7 x 12 cm.

Content/Description:

Pioneer gymnastics instructor in California, Frank Wheeler.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (MC, within image): On Saturday evening, Feb[ruary 5th, 1859; (LC): Agnew & Deffebach, printers.

Events; Manners & customs

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

[Royal Marionette Theatre announcement of play "Two Lands of Gold"] 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:1832 (enclosure)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 25 x 12.9 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and date based on printed text within image. Handwritten (LR): 27 April, 1853.

Manners & customs

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Emerson's grand panorama of California 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:1834--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 39.4 x 17.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for exhibition of paintings by L. Eaton Emerson depicting Gold Region of California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LR): 1853.

Gold rushes; Manners & customs

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Metropolitan Theatre, Montgomery Street [San Francisco, California] [1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:1835--C

Creator/Collector: San Francisco Herald Steam Presses, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 61.7 x 29.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for play "De Soto."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Date within image. Printed (LL): San Francisco Herald Steam Presses, Montgomery Street.

Events; Manners & customs

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

[Advertisement for Kanaka! Dancing girls, Hula dancers from Hawaii] 1862 BANC PIC 1963.002:1836--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 47.1 x 15.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside for dancing girls.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (MC): 1862.

Manners & customs; Women

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Sacramento Theatre [Sacramento, California] 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:1838--C

Creator/Collector: Union Office (active ca. 1852-1853), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 56.2 x 19.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for plays "The Dramatist" and "Money."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Date 1853 within image. Printed (LC): Printed at the office of the Daily Union.

California, Northern; Events; Sacramento (Calif.)

Advertisements; Broadsides; Ephemera

 

[Annie Domino Growler Celebration at Petaluma California, Thursday, July 4th, 1867] 1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:1845--F

Creator/Collector: Tyler (active ca. 1867), engraver Jocelyn, [A. H.?] (active ca. 1867), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving and letterpress 92.2 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside advertising parade and celebration.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (UC, within image): Tyler, sc.; [A.H.?] Joceyln Eng. N[ew] Y[ork].

Events

Advertisements; Broadsides; Engravings

 

Wood's National Theater [advertisement, San Francisco, California] [1861] BANC PIC 1963.002:1857--C

Creator/Collector: Calhoun (active ca. 1861), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 54.2 x 17.4 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Handwritten (LR): 1861. Printed (LC): Calhoun, Printer, no. 535 Washington Street, San Francisco.

Advertisements; Broadsides

 

Women vote for President... why not in California? [broadside] [1911?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1867--D

Creator/Collector: Times Publishing Company (active ca. 1881), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 71.2 x 53.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Broadside poster for women's suffrage in California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Women vote for President and for all other officers in all elections on the same terms as men in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Idaho, why not in California? Printed (LC, below title): Times Publishing Co., Palo Alto, Cal[ifornia].

Women

Broadsides; Ephemera

 

Posters

 

Grand National Republican Banner [for President and Vice President with John C. Fremont and William L. Dayton] c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0491--B

Creator/Collector: Currier, Nathaniel (1813-1888) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 37.4 x 28 cm.

Content/Description:

Election poster with portraits of John C. Fremont and William L. Dayton in medallions; vignette with farmer plowing fields; allegory of Liberty surmounted by eagle.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Grand National Republican Banner/free labor, free speech, free territory. Printed (LC, above title): Entered...1866 by N. Currier...N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC, below title): Lith. & pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau Street, N[ew] Y[ork].

Lithographs, color; Portraits; Posters

 

National Eight Hour Law Proclamation [poster] c1870 BANC PIC 1963.002:0633--C

Creator/Collector: Rey, Jacques Joseph (1820-1892) , French, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 49.9 x 59.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View related to eight hour labor proclamation including allegorical figures of Justice and laborer; views around San Francisco bay, including Mare Island Naval ship yard; and eagle.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Entered... 1870 by J. J. Rey.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)

Allegories; Lithographs, color; Posters

 

Constitutional amendment abolishing slavery c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0634--D

Creator/Collector: Nahl Brothers (active 1852-1871), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph 71 x 56.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Document with signatures of California legislature. Includes heraldic image of two allegorical female figures (Liberty and Industry) flanking open US Constitution. Bald eagle with laurel leaves and US flag above.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lith. by Nahl Bro[ther]s; (LC): Entered... 1866 by Henry T. Burr... California; (LR): L. Nagel print.

Allegories; Lithographs; Posters

 

Southern California Citrus Fair, Chicago [Illinois] 1886 [poster] 1886 BANC PIC 1963.002:0926--D

Creator/Collector: Kurz & Allison (active ca. 1906), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on textured paper lined with fabric: lithograph, color 52 x 67.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Central view of exhibition floor surrounded by map of US showing train routes; women working in orchards picking fruit (pears and grapes); and five views from Southern California production centers.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC, within image). Printed (UC): Supplement to The Daily Inter Ocean, Citrus Fair Edition; (LR): Kurz & Allison, lithographers & art publishers, Chicago.

Agriculture; California, Southern; Events; Plants

Lithographs, color; Posters

 

Beyond the Mississippi [1869] BANC PIC 1963.002:0943--E

Creator/Collector: Hogan, Thomas (active ca. 1860), artist Beard, James Carter (1837-1913), artist Warren, A. Coolidge (1819-1904), artist Richardson, J. H., engraver Fay & Cox (active ca. 1869), engraver Hayes, G. H. (active ca. 1869), engraver Davis & Speer (active ca. 1860), engraver H. W. H. (Herrick, Henry W.?) (1824, active starting 1848), engraver Langridge, James L. (active 186-), engraver Karst, John (active ca. 1869), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 95 x 65.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for book "Beyond the Mississippi" by Albert D. Richardson. Includes book illustrations depicting the west with views of mining, railroads, buffalo, Indians, Chinese, emigrants, and satirical scenes.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (clockwise, within images): Beard, del.; [J.H.] Rich[ardson], A.C. Warren, del.; Fay Cox, sc.; John Karst; G.H. Hayes, sc.; A.C. Warren; Langridge, sc.; H.W.H. [monogram]; Tho[ma]s Hogan; J.P. Davis & Speer; and J.C. Beard. Printed (MC): American Publishing Co., 148 Asylu[... ] St[reet], Hartford, Conn[ecticut]. Date based on copyright date of book "Beyond the Mississippi". Printed captions.

Animals; Bison; Chinese; Frontier & pioneer life; Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Mining; West (U.S.)

Advertisements; Engravings; Illustrations; Posters

 

[Limited patent California extra flour] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0946--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving, color 41.4 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement poster for flour showing railroad engine (High Flyer?) and train steaming down track.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (UC, LC): Limited patent California extra flour/full roller process/high flyer.

Railroads

Advertisements; Engravings, color; Posters; Woodcuts

 

[Wilmerding & Co. Kentucky whiskey] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0947--D

Creator/Collector: Harring, William (active ca. 1860-ca. 1890), artist (attributed to) Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 58.6 x 75.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Central medallion surmounted by five putti, with image of George Washington and Daniel Boone shaking hands in center; view of racetrack at left; hunter shooting deer at right; barrels bear names of whiskey products.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LR): The Bosqui Engr. & Print Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Attribution to W. Harring based on comparison of style with item 1963.002:1469--D.

Business enterprises; Events; Hunting

Advertisements; Lithographs, color; Portraits; Posters

 

Go to J.C. Harrington for Fine Harnesses and Saddles c1882 BANC PIC 1963.002:0984--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print and photograph on paper: lithograph, hand colored, and albumen 34.5 x 43.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement for harness and saddles showing driver (Mr. Frank) in buggy being pulled swiftly by two horses (Edward and Swiveller). Small oval portrait photograph (J.C. Herrington?) affixed in upper right corner.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): 335 Mariposa Street/Fresno, California; (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC): Copyright 1882 by Currier & Ives; (LR): 115 Nassau St[reet], New York. Additional information about horse team pictured printed below image.

Animals; Horses; Vehicles

Advertisements; Lithographs, color; Photographs; Portraits; Posters

 

Roll call of the California Jaeger Company 1874 BANC PIC 1963.002:0998--D

Creator/Collector: Keller, George Frederick (active ca. 1872) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on board mounted on board: ink, watercolor, gouache, and albumen photograp 72.4 x 57.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Drawing for lithograph showing roll call list of names of officers and members flanked by soldiers in military uniform with arms and musical instruments surmounted by US and California flags, bold eagle, and arms. Includes photographic portrait of soldier encircled by wreath.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Drawn & presented to the company by Geo[rge] F. Keller; (LR): San Francisco, May 10th, 1874.

Arms & armaments; Clothing & dress; Military personnel

Drawings; Photographs; Posters

 

The Old Canteen [Oakland Day, California] [1886] BANC PIC 1963.002:1406--C

Creator/Collector: Pounstone, Comrade (active ca. 1886), artist Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 50.6 x 22.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Heraldic image of canteen including view of San Francisco Bay, battle scene with Union soldiers, bayonets, and oak tree; US flag and eagle above.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Date Aug[ust] 9, 1886 within image. Printed (LL): Comrade Pounstone, del., Lyon Post, Oakland, 1886; (LR): Bosqui Eng & Print Co. Printed (within image): Welcome comrades/Oakland Day, 20th N.E. G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic].

Events; Military personnel

Advertisements; Lithographs, color; Posters

 

[Wagon trains arriving at western outpost] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1418--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 46.1 x 64 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Advertisement for Peter Schuttler wagons showing horse-drawn wagons coming out of mountains towards encampment in valley surrounded by rocky bluffs.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LL, within image): The old reliable Schuttler wagon, Peter Schuttler, Chicago. Note in Inventory Sheets: Clay & Company, Chicago.

Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Advertisements; Landscapes; Lithographs, color; Posters

 

[Elevated view of mansion in orchard, California?] [19--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1470 (recto)--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on board: watercolor and ink 59.1 x 79.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Large, Classical-style mansion with columned portico and fountain in front surrounded by orchards in agricultural valley setting (Central Valley?); US flag hangs from entryway possibly indicating state or county residence. Several automobiles on large boulevards in front of estate.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Mounted to poster (on verso) advertising American Express Company and Wells, Fargo & Co.'s. California Express with map of northeast states.

Agriculture; Buildings; Dwellings

Advertisements; Posters; Watercolors

 

[Poster advertisement for American Express Company and Wells, Fargo & Co.'s.] [19--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1470 (verso)--D

Creator/Collector: Jewett, Thomas & Co., artist
Physical Description: print on board: lithograph, color 59.1 x 79.1 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LC): Designed and executed by Jewett, Thomas & Co., Buffalo, N[ew] Y[ork].

Broadsides; Lithographs, color; Posters

 

King's California Circus 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:1481--A

Creator/Collector: Clipper Steam Press (active ca. 1858), printer Risdon (active ca. 1858), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 26.9 x 23.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement including portrait of Tom King surrounded by images of performing circus acrobats and horses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, within image): Risdon; (LR): Clipper Steam Press.

Manners & customs

Advertisements; Engravings; Portraits; Posters

 

[California News Notes: map, Southern Pacific R.R. connecting with the C.P.R.R at Goshen, Sept. 5, 1876] 1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:1822--A

Creator/Collector: T.J. Pettit & Company (1870-188-?), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 30.6 x 22.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Railroad map showing S.P.R.R (Southern Pacific Railroad) and C.P.R.R. (Central Pacific Railroad) connecting lines in California; decorative border includes images relating to California (grape picking, mining, agriculture, Yosemite, etc.).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC, LL). Printed (LL and UC, within image): T.J. Pettit, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC): Gratis with Newsletter, Sept[embe]r 9th, 1876; (on verso): Official time table, Southern Pacific Railroad, between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Railroads

Advertisements; Engravings; Posters

 

Portraits

 

San Francisco Fussiliers [California] 1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0264:2--C

Creator/Collector: Edouart & Cobb (active ca. 1860-ca. 1880) , American, photographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: albumen, hand colored 37.7 x 50.5 cm., on mount 45.3 x 57.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Group portrait of soldiers in blue military uniforms and helmets carrying lightweight flintlock muskets standing in open field in Presidio; bay and Fort Point in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Edouart & Cobb, San Francisco, 1878. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Military facilities; Military personnel; San Francisco (Calif.)

Portraits

 

Mr. Shelton, the California botanist [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0420--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 21.2 x 8.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Full size portrait of man holding pick in one hand and flower in the other; round container and belt with botanical specimens hang from his shoulder.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Engravings; Portraits

 

San Francisco at the [Industrial and Fine Arts] Fair [California, 1864] c1864 BANC PIC 1963.002:0469--D

Creator/Collector: Jump, Edward (1832-1883) , French, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 55.6 x 71 cm.

Content/Description:

Large group portrait of prominent San Franciscans(?) including artists, sculptors, industrialists, businessmen, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Handwritten (LR, in original ): E. Jump. Printed (UC, within image): Industry & fine arts, 1864; (LC): Entered... by E. Jump... Cal[iforni]a. No key to names.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] Thomas O. Larkin [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0485--A

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Hugo Wilhelm Arthur (1833-1889) , German, artist Nahl Brothers (active 1852-1871), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph, color 19.6 x 12.7 cm., oval

Content/Description:

Three-quarter, bust length portrait of the prominent Californian.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): A.Nahl; (LL): Nahl bro[ther]s; (LR): L.Nagel, print, S[an] F[rancisco].

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] John A. Sutter c1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0486--B

Creator/Collector: Osgood, S. S. (active ca. 1850), artist Sartain, J. (active ca. 1850), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 33.5 x 29.5 cm.

Content/Description:

John A. Sutter was owner of Sutter's Mill, site of gold discovery in January 1848.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, within image): John A. Sutter; (LL): Painted by S.S. Osgood; (LR): Engraved by J.S. Sartain; (LC): Entered...1850 by S.S. Osgood...New York

Engravings; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] Gen[era]l Franz Sigel [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0487--A

Creator/Collector: Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel (active ca. 1862) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on : lithograph 32.9 x 24.3 cm., oval (trimmed)

Content/Description:

Half-length portrait in military uniform.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, Printed (LR, within image): Fr. Sigel. Printed (LC, above title): Litho[graphe]d & pub. by Nagel. Fishbourne & Kuchel, 529 Clay St[reet], cor[ner] Liedesdorff.

Military personnel

Lithographs; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] Maj[or] Gen[eral] John C. Fremont [not after 1861] BANC PIC 1963.002:0488--A

Creator/Collector: Buttre, John Chester (1821-1893), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: steel engraving 24.3 x 16.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Half-length portrait in military uniform.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, within image): J.C. Fremont; (LC, within image): Engraved by J.C.Buttre; (LC, below title): For Rebellion Record, G.P. Putnam, N[ew] Y[ork]. The Rebellion Record: a diary of American events... was initially published in New York by Putnam in 1861-1863, and later by Van Nostrand in 1864-68 and 1871.

Military personnel

Engravings; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] John C. Fremont [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0489--B

Creator/Collector: Buffords Print Publishing House (active ca. 1835-ca. 1871), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 38.5 x 30.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Three-quarter length portrait, Indians on horseback in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Issued from Bufford's Print Publishing House, 313 Washington St[reet], Boston.

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

[Portrait of Major General John C. Fremont] [between 1850 and 1853] BANC PIC 1963.002:0490--B

Creator/Collector: Gibson & Co. (active ca. 1850-ca. 1853) , British, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 42.5 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Full length portrait in military uniform on horseback; wounded soldier in foreground and battle taking place in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. & Publ. by Gibson & Co., 123 Main St[ree], Cincinnati [Ohio]. Date based on active dates of publisher.

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

[Portrait of Isaac Bluxome, Jr.: 33 Secretary] [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0493 (enclosure)--A

Creator/Collector: B.F. Butler's Lith. (active ca. 1850), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph (engraved border) 27.8 x 22.9 cm., oval image

Content/Description:

Oval half-length portrait of secretary of the Vigilance Committee of San Francisco, 1851 and 1856, (Bluxome was given title "33 secretary" because he was thirty-third person to sign dreaded orders of Committee).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC, within image): 33 Secretary; (LL): Lith. of B.F. Butler, San Francisco; (LC): Respectfully dedicated to the executive, the delegates & members of the/Vigilance Committee of San Francisco/1856. Enclosure describes image and siiter.

Lithographs; Portraits

 

[Portrait of Colonel E.D. Baker] 1861 BANC PIC 1963.002:0494--B

Creator/Collector: Bridgens, R. P. (active ca. 1861), lithographer Snow, Frank C. (active ca. 1861), publisher Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel (active ca. 1862) , American, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 40 x 33 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Col. E.D. Baker. Printed (LL): Bridgens Lith.; (LC, above title): November, 1861; (LC, below title): Published by Frank C. Snow, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel, print.

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

His Grace Joseph Sadoc Alemany, C.S.D., Arch Bishop [sic] of San Francisco [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0495--C

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Hopes, John, publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 58.1 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Half-length portrait of Archbishop.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): H. Steinegger; (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; ; (LC, below title): Copyright secured. (LR): Published by John Hopes, S[an] F[rancisco].

Landscapes; Portraits

 

[Portrait of Reverend William A. Scott, D.D., Pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, California] 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0496--B

Creator/Collector: Fenderich, Charles (1805-1887) , Swiss, artist and publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 47.7 x 33 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).Printed (LR, within image): Chas. Fenderich, 1856; (LL): Pt. by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Most respectfully dedicated to his friends, and published by Chas. Fenderich, S[an] Francisco. Autographed by sitter.

Lithographs; Portraits

 

In memory of W[illia]m. C[hapman] Ralston, late President of the Bank of California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0497--C

Creator/Collector: Korbel, F., artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: lithograph, hand colored 45.6 x 60.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust portrait of San Francisco financier and businessman in center, surrounded by views of buildings and factories including Palace Hotel, California Theatre, Mission Woolen Mills, Pacific Rolling Mills, Cornell Watch Co., West Coast Furniture Co., Bank of California, Kimball Manufacturing, Gold Hill Mine, and California Silk Factory.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, within image): K[orbel] (initial). Attribution based on inventory sheet.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

In memoriam [tribute to Abraham Lincoln] [not before 1865] BANC PIC 1963.002:0498--D

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 64.2 x 50.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Allegorical image in tribute to President Lincoln. Minerva with sword leans over stele bearing profile portrait of President and inscription surmounted by owls and urn; slain dragon lies before rolled scroll of Emancipation Act and discarded shackle. Slave stands besides monument; silent battleground in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): C. Nahl, lith.; (LC, above title): Published with Puck, the Pacific Pictorial, copyright secured; (LR): L. Nagel, print.

Afro-Americans; Animals; Arms & armaments; Events; Funerary facilities; Women

Allegories; Lithographs; Portraits

 

At the play [portraits of prominent San Franciscans, California] c1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:0501--E

Creator/Collector: Garibaldi, C. G. (active ca. 1870) , Italian, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Bradley & Rulofson, photographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 63.4 x 96.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Group portrait of men and women seated in playhouse seen from the perspective of stage (portraits based on photographs). Dedicated by Frederick Marriott (Marriott & Son), editor and proprietor of the San Francisco News Letter.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): C.G. Gariboldi decor/XV de C; (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco], Bradley & Rulofson, photo.; (LC, below title): Respectfully inscribed to the wealth, enterprise & beauty of California by their faithful friend, F. Marriotte/July 1879; (LR): Entered... 1879... /San Francisco/News Letter/California advertise. For names of individuals see key entitled "Key block of the prominent San Franciscans," BANC PIC 19xx.242:1--F.

Interiors

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

California House of Assembly, 1865-6 [not before 1865] BANC PIC 1963.002:0813--D

Creator/Collector: Jump, Edward (1832-1883) , French, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 52.7 x 67.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Group portrait of Assembly members seated at their desk.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC, within image). Printed (LL): Copyright secured; (LC): E. Jump. Printed legend.

Interiors

Lithographs; Portraits

 

Forty-niner 1931 BANC PIC 1963.002:0920--B

Creator/Collector: Sloan, Blanding (active ca. 1931), etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 40.7 x 31.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust length portrait of older, bearded man with deeply shadowed eyes and lined face wearing rumpled jacket and hat. Heraldic motif of crossed pick and shovel over gold pan in upper left corner.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): Blanding Sloan. Printed (LL, within image): Blanding Sloan, [19]31. Printed label (LC): Forty-Niners: A fast vanishing race... living links to a storied past, Philip Johnston.

Gold rushes; Miners

Etchings; Portraits

 

Joaquin Murieta 1859 BANC PIC 1963.002:1321--FR

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and ink 22 x 16.7 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Mexican bandit Murieta rides raging horse on steep mountain trail while brandishing knife in right hand; elaborate saddle and stirrups. Depiction reflects popular fascination with legendary horse bandit.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed label (on mount): Joaquin Murieta/an original drawing by Charles Nahl, San Francisco, 1859.

Criminals; Horses; Mexicans

Portraits; Watercolors

 

[Portrait of Ferdinand C. Ewer] 1859 BANC PIC 1963.002:1345--B

Creator/Collector: Fenderich, Charles (1805-1887) , Swiss, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 26.5 x 31.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust portrait of well-known San Francisco Episcopalian clergyman and editor of the Pioneer Magazine; cloth draped over his left shoulder.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): Chas. Fenderick, [...?] 1859.

Portraits; Watercolors

 

[Artist F. Bühler self-portrait] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1346--A

Creator/Collector: Bühler, F. (active ca. 1881), artist
Physical Description: drawing on heavy paper: pencil 18.7 x 12.7 cm., on mount 25.2 x 20.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bearded man, smoking pipe, seated at table writing; hairbrush, knife, inkwell, pen, and paper on table.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): F. Bühler, [... ] Aug[ust 19th, 1881. Handwritten (LL, on mount]: Self portrait of F. Bühler; (on verso): Drawing by F. Bühler of himself.

Manners & customs

Drawings; Portraits

 

[Mexican bandit Joaquin Murieta] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1384--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 91.7 x 47.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Full length portrait of bandit wearing large cape and carrying three pistols and one rifle. Murieta stands against wall next to poster advertising $10,000 reward for his capture.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Criminals; Mexicans

Oil paintings; Portraits

 

[Portrait of] Henry Wells of Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express [ca. 1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:1421--B

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 35.5 x 27.8 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LL, within image): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): H. Stggr [Henry Steinegger]. Printed (LC, below title): Born at Thetford, Vermont, Dec. 1806/Died at Glasgow, Scotland, Dec. 1878.

Lithographs; Portraits

 

[Portrait of William G. Fargo] [ca. 1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:1422--B

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 35 x 28 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LR, within image): H. Stggr [Henry Steinegger]. Printed (LC): William G. Fargo [Reproduced signature of sitter]; (LL, within image): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Lithographs; Portraits

 

Military of San Francisco [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1543--D

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 51 x 61 cm.

Content/Description:

Five vignettes showing members of California National Guard including General John Hewston and staff of the Second Brigade. Entire company in full uniform; some carrying rifles and others on horseback.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lithographed & published by Geo[rge] H. Baker, 408 California St[reet], San Francisco. Captions in central and smaller images identify military personell.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Horses; Military personnel

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

[Group portrait of Associated Pioneers of the Territorial Days of California] 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:1882 (enclosure)--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: photograph on paper mounted on board: albumen 21.6 x 56.6 cm., on mount 28.5 x 70.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Photomontage of individual portraits of men grouped as if seated together in meeting hall; General John A. Sutter in center; California state flag on wall.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Photographs taken, 1877. Detached section includes printed legend to sitters.

Photographs; Portraits

 

Objects: Plates, Spoons, etc.

 

[Robert Macaire and Bertrand arrive in California (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1868--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Two Frenchmen, one with folio under his arm reading " Socie Cumman Mine'(?), stand before sign reading "Californie."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Robert Macaire et Bertrand arrivent en Californie. Printed (LC, above title): No. 1; (LR, within image): Lanz. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Gold rushes

Artifacts; Engravings

 

[Arrival in the gold regions (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1869--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Two Frenchmen, one carrying pick and shovel, other with shovel and jug, stand surprised before three bears.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Arrivée dans les régions aurifères. Printed (LC, above title): No. 2. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Animals; Bears; Gold rushes

Artifacts; Engravings

 

[All the servants have gone to the mines, the governor is reduced to serving himself (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1870--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Men in military uniform wearing apron stands cooking on stove in kitchen.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Tous ses domestiques étant partis aux mines. Le gouverneur est réduit à se servir lui même. Printed (LC, above title): No. 5. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Gold rushes; Interiors; Manners & customs; Military personnel

Artifacts; Engravings

 

[Pleasures of bathing in the Sacramento River, California (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1871--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Man in bathing trunks surprised by alligator as he wades into river; figure in mouth alligator in distance; tropical foliage.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Plaisirs du bain dans le Sacramento. Printed (LC, above title): No. 6. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Animals; California, Northern; Manners & customs; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.)

Artifacts; Engravings

 

[After discovering a good mine, one often encounters bad fellows (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1872--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

French miner carrying tools and bags of gold encounters two rough looking men carrying big sticks in forest.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Après avoir découvert une bonne mine, on en rencontre parfois d'assez mauvaises. Printed (LC, above title): No. 6. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Criminals; Gold rushes; Miners

Artifacts; Engravings

 

[Agreeable encounter with hungry savages (plate)] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1873--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Lanz (active ca. 1850) , French?, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 21.2 x 21.2 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Indians carrying spear and knife come at sleeping miner.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Agréable rencontre pour des sauvages affamés. Printed (LC, above title): No. 8. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Creil et Montereau/Porcel Opaque. L.M. & Cie. Medailles d'or 1834, 39, 44, et 49. Inscriptions in French.

Clothing & dress; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Miners

Artifacts; Engravings

 

Hotel Raymond, Pasadena, California [plate] [not before 1901] BANC PIC 1963.002:1874--OBJ

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving, color 23.5 x 23.5 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Hotel building in San Gabriel Valley.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (on verso). Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Wedgewood.

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Artifacts; Engravings, color

 

Maryland Hotel, Pasadena, California [plate] [not before 1902] BANC PIC 1963.002:1875--OBJ

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving, color 23.5 x 23.5 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Hotel building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (on verso). Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Wedgewood.

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Artifacts; Engravings, color

 

[Indians in forest of fir trees, Sitka, Alaska (plate)] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1876--OBJ

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on porcelain plate: color and gold leaf 23.5 x 23.5 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Group of Indians stopped for meal in lush forest; children and dog accompany adults.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed (LC): Forêt de Sapins (Abies Mertensiana & ca), de l'Ile Sitka. Printed (on verso): Cote N.O. de L'Amérique septentrionale... Halte et repas du naturels/(Tiré du voyage autour du monde de la Corvette Russe le Seniavine)/Frise du Bord: Sapin & Fougère. Manufacturer's stamp (on verso): Sevres 1834. Inscriptions in French.

Alaska; Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Nature; Northwest, Pacific; Plants

Artifacts; Paintings

 

Crown City Trunk Factory [plate] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1877--OBJ

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on porcelain plate: engraving 18.5 x 18.5 cm., diameter

Content/Description:

Steamer trunk with crown on top.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): J. [...?] Pasadena, Cal.

Advertisements; Artifacts; Engravings

 

[Souvenir spoons from California and the West] [18-- - 19--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1885--OBJ

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: images on metal: various techniques

Content/Description:

Twenty-nine souvenir spoons including views and themes (missions, buildings, bull fight in Tijuana, Mexico, Indians, etc.) related to various California locations: Anaheim, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Santa Monica, Santa Rosa, Pasadena, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Most items inscribed with location information.

Buildings; California, Northern; California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Mexico; Missions; San Diego (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.); Settlements

Artifacts; Cityscapes

 

[Inkwell with label: News-letter paper for writing home] [ca. 1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:1886--OBJ

Creator/Collector: Hutchings & Rosenfield (active ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: label on clay vessel: inkwell 5.1 x 5 cm., x 5 cm.

Content/Description:

Label advertises semi-monthly pictorial newsletter as vehicle for writing home with news about Pacific Coast.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed label attached to vessel. Printed (LR): Hutchings & Rosenfield, 146 Montgomery St., San Francisco. Date based on activity of publisher.

Frontier & pioneer life

Advertisements; Artifacts

 

Other

 

Pacific [Fire] Engine 8, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0570--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 48.6 x 61.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Horse-drawn fire engine.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Wm. Jeffers & Co., builders of; (LC, below image): end & side stroke engines; Pawtucket, R[hode] I[sland].

Fires; San Francisco (Calif.); Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

Cleomenes' Venus de Medicis [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:0736--A

Creator/Collector: Galt (active ca. 1855-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.5 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Three-quarter view of popular 18th century Venus sculpture reminiscent of Antonio Canova's work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten on pedestal: Galt. For explanation of attribution to Galt, see artist's biography.

Women

Drawings

 

[The preliminary trial of a horse thief: scene in a Western Justice's Court] c1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0767--D

Creator/Collector: Cosack & Co. (active ca. 1877), lithographer Mulvany, Thomas (active ca. 1877), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 60.3 x 75.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene of frontier justice taking place in log cabin with group of rough looking men and boys gathered around seated judge(?). Figures in pioneer dress, some carrying weapons.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title (based on information from label). Printed (LR, in original): Tho[mas] Mulvany; (LL): Copyright 1877 by J. [... ] & C.W. Green; (LC): Cosack & Co. chromolith. Buffalo & Chicago. Handwritten (on verso): Guerilla Joe Hicks.

Criminals; Frontier & pioneer life; Interiors

Lithographs, color

 

[Illustration for poem] Bust! [not before 1858] BANC PIC 1963.002:0807--B

Creator/Collector: Cary, W. M., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving

Content/Description:

Illustration for poem by Richard Henry Stoddard. Scene following Indian attack. Covered wagon with "Pikes Peak or Bust" written on canvas stands idle; one oxen lays dead, other has arrows protruding from torso; legs of dead man (Jim Smith) extend from brush near wagon wheels; and various weapons lay abandoned on ground. Buffalo stands nearby as buzzards circle overhead.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Bust! W. M. Cary. Printed (LL, within image): W.M. Cary; (on wagon chassis, within image): Jim Smith.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Bison; Cattle; Gold rushes; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Engravings; Illustrations

 

[Man startled by bear] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1301--B

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (in the style of)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen, wash, and pencil 16 x 17.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Man watching three Indians below from concealed vantage point by large tree; bear approaches from behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Animals; Bears

Drawings

 

[Man crossing a stream, California?] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1338--A

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry (1831-1905) , British, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 15.6 x 11.5 cm., oval image on mount 21.5 x 17.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Man wearing red shirt and soft hat with rifle over his shoulder crosses small stream on horseback; landscape with hills beyond (northern mines area?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR) Geo. H. Burgess.

California, Northern; Nature

Landscapes

 

[Vaqueros lassoing steer] [ca. 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:1350--FR

Creator/Collector: Ferran, Augusto (1813-1879) , Spanish, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 40.7 x 48.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Three men in Spanish-style dress, two on horseback and one on foot, lasso steer along a rough road. Pond in foreground with trees; building and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on label (on verso). Signature (LL): Ferran. Date based on Ferran's travels to California.

Cattle; Clothing & dress; Cowboys; Horses; Spaniards

Oil paintings

 

[The elopement] [ca. 1875] BANC PIC 1963.002:1380--FR

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 24.7 x 32.3 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Smiling vaquero on horse carries off woman in Spanish-style dress. Landscape setting with river in background; ducks and detailed depiction of plants and flowers in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): C. Nahl.

Animals; Clothing & dress; Cowboys; Horses; Women

Oil paintings

 

[Spanish explorers] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1509--A

Creator/Collector: Browne, Hablot Knight (1815-1882) , British, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 12.3 x 17.2 cm., on mount 16.6 x 22.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Three men dressed in Spanish costume, two on horseback and one with covered wagon, stand on low grassy rise.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): HKB [monogram]. Note from Inventory Sheets: "sometimes called Immigrants."

Animals; Discovery & exploration; Horses; Spaniards

Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Still life with the Napa Daily Register, Vol. XVI, No. 120] [ca. 1888?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1521--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 29.4 x 44.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Still life with The Napa Daily Register folded on simple wooden table, long-stemmed pipe and tobacco pouch on top of paper, unburned and burned matches nearby on table top; flat, taupe background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Date from label on verso.

California, Northern

Oil paintings

 

[The rescue] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1714:01--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 60.6 x 47.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Allegorical female figure rescues woman from sea and pulls her toward cross on rock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Who "coulda done" this splash! Handwritten (UL): [...?].

Women

Allegories; Oil paintings

 

Series groupings

 

C.L. Parish album of drawings ca. 1852-ca. 1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:1046-1054--ALB

Additional Note

Ten loose pencil drawings in album with original embossed green leather cover. Drawings primarily of California locations (Mokelumne Hill, Volcano, etc.) and South America (Brazil and Chile).
 

[Receipt from Britton & Rey] [ca. 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:1046 (receipt)--ALB

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: receipt on paper: pen and ink 20.2 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Receipt noting advance payment and amount due for drawing [of Volcano?] by C.L. Parish which was to be lithographed.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten: Received of Mr. Parish in advance for a drawing to be lithographed on account of which 3[9?] dollars remains to be paid - $40 ' '/Britton & Rey. Watermark (LC, verso): Moinier's.
 

[Volcano, Amador County, California, December 1854] 1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:1046--ALB

Creator/Collector: Page, J. D. (active ca. 1854), publisher
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and ink 26.6 x 31.3 cm.

Content/Description:

View from above of small town showing buildings and main street; tall rolling hills lined with trees surround town.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC): Volcano, Amador Co. Cal, Dec. 1854. Signature (LL): C.L. Parish, del. Handwritten (LR): Published by J.D. Page of the Drug & Book Store. This was the preliminary drawing for a lithograph by Britton & Rey.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

View of Mokelumne Hill [California] [ca. 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:1047--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 19 x 33.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Distant view from above of town with numerous buildings and residences; figures on horseback, Indians with spears and papoose, and Chinese carrying water in foreground; hydraulic mining operation at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LR): C.L. Parish. Handwritten (LL): New Haven.

California, Northern; Mining; Settlements

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Holmesville [Ohio?] [ca. 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:1048--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 32.4 x 20 cm., folded to 16.2 x 20 cm.

Content/Description:

View across small lake towards town with numerous buildings, flag pole, and small hill in center. Possibly located in Ohio.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Watermark (LR): Paris.

Settlements

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Race Hound [compass] [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:1049--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 25 x 20.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Decorative compass.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (MC, within image).

Equipment

Drawings

 

[Sailing ship cruising along coast] [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:1050--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 21 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Port-side view of two-masted sailing ship on water with mountains in distance. Possibly representing Parish's 1850 voyage down the coast of South America and around Cape Horn en route to California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

West side view of the sugar loaf as you enter the bay of Rio opposite Fort Santa Cruz [Brazil] [1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:1051--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 20.4 x 28.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Guanabara Bay (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) with Sugar Loaf Mountain in center background and fort at right. Numerous ships and small boats in bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC).

Bays; Brazil; Mountains; South America; Voyages to the Pacific

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

North west side view of Rio de Janeiro taken on the 24th day of April 1852, [Brazil] South America 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:1052--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 20.4 x 32.9 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across bay towards town with buildings and houses clustered together among steep hills. Numerous sailing ships in harbor and on water; several church steeples visible.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title and date (LC). Signature (LR): C.L. Parish.

Bays; Brazil; Harbors; Settlements; South America; Voyages to the Pacific

Cityscapes; Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

South east side view of Valparaiso taken on the 2nd day of June 1852, [Chile] South America 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:1053--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 20.8 x 32 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across bay towards town with buildings and houses clustered together among steep hills. Several sailing ships on water; church steeples visible.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title and date (LC).

Bays; Chile; Settlements; South America; Voyages to the Pacific

Cityscapes; Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

South America, north west side view of Valparaiso taken on the 26th day of May 1852, [Chile] 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:1054--ALB

Creator/Collector: Parish, C. L. (Charles Louis) (d.1902), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper mounted on paper: pencil 20.2 x 30.7 cm., image on sheet 20.3 x 33.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across bay towards town with buildings and houses clustered together among tall hills. Large three-masted sailing ship and several smaller ships on water; tall cross on hill.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title and date (LC). Signature (LR): By C.L. Parish.

Bays; Chile; Settlements; South America; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Cityscapes; Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

California illustrated: description of the Panama and Nicaragua routes c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:01-48--A

Additional Note

Forty-eight lithographic prints from J. M. Letts's "California illustrated: description of the Panama and Nicaragua routes" (New York: W. Holderidge, 1852). Includes views related to trip across Central America to gold fields in California. Depicted are mining and other scenes in California (primarily Sacramento), and views from Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba, and Mexico.
 

Port of San Francisco [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:01--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Casilear, George W. (active ca. 1860) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 14 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

General view of city with harbor to left; groups of men and women (including Chinese, Spaniards, and others), horses, and tents in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del.; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron; (LC, below title): From a sketch by G.W. Casilear.

Bays; California, Northern; Camping; Harbors; Manners & customs; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Chagres from the anchorage, Feb[ruary] 14th, 1849 [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:02--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 13.7 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Chagres River with fort at left; beach with harbor at right; rowboat with native people in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del.; (LC, below title): Feb[ruary] 14th, 1849.

Central America; Panama; Rivers; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

Interior of the castle at Chagres [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:03--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 13.9 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

View inside castle keep with cannons, guardhouses, and ammunition inside wall.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del.

Arms & armaments; Buildings; Central America; Military facilities; Panama; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

Entrance to the River Chagres [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:04--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.1 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

View at mouth of river with castle on high bank; several sail and rowboats with native peoples; steamship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del.

Buildings; Central America; Military facilities; Panama; Rivers; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

Preparing breakfast on the Chagres River [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:05--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.3 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Camp scene in tropical setting with several men around campfire; flat boat in foreground; tent at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Camping; Central America; Manners & customs; Panama; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

Passing a rapid on Chagres River [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:06--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of men pulling and poling flat boat up river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): [G.V.] Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Panama; Rivers; Voyages to the Pacific

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

New Granadean mother (Granada?, Nicaragua) c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:07--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Woman on hammock nurses child in front of hut with grass thatched roof; native women to right; pigs and small dog in yard; canoes on bay in left background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0994:02--A.

Dwellings; Indigenous peoples; Manners & customs; Nicaragua; Voyages to the Pacific; Women

Lithographs, color

 

Battery, Panama c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:08--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View from inside fort looking toward bay; soldiers and cannons; flag pole in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): [G.V.] Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Buildings; Central America; Military facilities; Panama; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

Grand Cathedral, Panama c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:09--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

City with Cathedral at right; pedestrians, soldiers, and several chained prisoners in plazza.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Buildings; Central America; Churches; Criminals; Panama; Voyages to the Pacific

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The islands from Panama c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:10--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.5 x 21.7 cm., 16 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of islands as seen from shore; onlookers in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Bays; Central America; Panama; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color; Seascapes

 

Sutter 3 miles below Sac[ramento] City [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:11--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Sutter's Fort with tens and buildings; pedestrians and riders; ship docked at right; barrels, cannon and ammunition in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Arms & armaments; California, Northern; Military facilities; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

Encampment at Sac[ramento] City [California], Nov[ember] 1849: my own tent c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:12--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 14 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene with tents and campfire; domestic animals; plow in foreground; men and women in camp.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Sacramento (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

Sutter's Fort [Sacramento, California], 1849 c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:13 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer Lewis, G. W. III (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Fort with US flag in center; covered wagon and pack mule in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron; (LR): Lith. of G.W. Lewis III, Nassau St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

Buildings; California, Northern; Military facilities; Sacramento (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

Sutter's Fort [California], 1849 c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:13--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer Lewis, G. W. III (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Fort with US flag in center; covered wagon and pack mule in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron; (LR): Lith. of G.W. Lewis III, Nassau St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

Buildings; California, Northern; Military facilities; Sacramento (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

Rear of Sutter's Fort [Sacramento, California], during the spring months c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:14--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Open field with cattle and oxen grazing; several covered wagons.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Animals; California, Northern; Cattle; Sacramento (Calif.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Between Sacramento and the mines [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:15--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Brown & Severin (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Covered wagons and men on road towards mine.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): Brown & Severin, lith.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Sacramento (Calif.); Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

Author and artist c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:16--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer Lewis, G. W. III (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.8 cm., 16.5 x 21.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Camp scene showing artist, author, and another figure in foreground; blacksmith at work under tent and horse to right; miner at work; covered wagon; other figures.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron; (LR): Lith. of G.W. Lewis III, Nassau St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Manners & customs

Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

Teamsters breakfasting on the road to the mines [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:17--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.4 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene in valley showing two men by campfire; covered wagon and dead oxen nearby; cattle grazing to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Animals; Camping; Cattle; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes

Lithographs, color

 

Mormon Bar, on the North Fork, American River [Mariposa County, California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:18--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Brown & Severin (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining camp at bend of river; miners at work on bank; tents nearby.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): Brown & Severin, lith.

California, Northern; Camping; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

J.C. Tracy and myself "Prospecting" [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:19--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 21.6 x 14.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Two miners work with picks and cradle by creek.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

South Fork, American River [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:20--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Brown & Severin (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 14 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Traveler carrying rifle walks on path in river valley; other men in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): Brown & Severin, lith.

California, Northern; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Sutter's Mill, Coloma, the spot where the gold was first found [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:21--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Log cabins and mill; US flag flying at right; miners along creek; group of Indians in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Mining; Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

Coloma [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:22--A

Creator/Collector: Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement seen from distance; US flag flying in center; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron; (LR): Lith of [... ] N[ew] Y[ork].

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The Yankees house at Hang Town [Placerville, California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:23--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Several log cabins and tents; covered wagons coming into settlement; two miners entering low roofed shack; numerous hole dug in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): The Yankees house at Hang Town: so much lower than their heads, they had to crawl in and double up like jack knives. Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Environmental degradation; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Placerville, Hang Town [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:24--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm., 15.8 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Settlement with buildings and tents; miners at work in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Mining; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

White Oak Spring [California?] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:25--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement in foothills; two miners and men on horseback in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Miners

Lithographs, color

 

Looking down the big canon [sic] [California?] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:26--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 21.5 x 14 cm.

Content/Description:

Two miners work with picks and cradle by creek.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0994:12--A.

Gold rushes; Miners

Lithographs, color

 

The plains near Sac[ramento] City [California] in the flowry season c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:27--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Camp scene with several tents and small building in distance; mules grazing; flowers in bloom in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Camping; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

Sacramento City [California], from the foot of J Street c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:28--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 13.9 x 21.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses, tents, and wagons; cargo on bank; numerous vessels on river include sailing ships, sidewheel steamship, and rowboats.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del, 1849; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

S[ain]t Lucas, lower California, looking northwest c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:29--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Island with sailing ship on water; settlement in distance (Monterey?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Northern; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Lithographs, color; Seascapes

 

Coast of lower California, showing the peculiarity of the sky c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:30--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Ocean with sailing ship tossed on water; sun beams through clouds in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

California, Southern; Vessels

Lithographs, color; Seascapes

 

Santa Barbara, upper California c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:31--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking inland towards small settlement on coast; figures on beach and in boats.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0994:28--A.

California, Southern; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Mission house at Santa Barbara [California] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:32--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.4 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Santa Barbara Mission church and buildings; people in elaborate Spanish costume in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Clothing & dress; Missions; Spaniards

Lithographs, color

 

S[ain]t Lucas: lower California looking east c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:33--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.1 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Beachfront with pointed rocks; animals eating carcass on beach. Near Monterey?

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0994:28--A.

California, Northern; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Waterfronts

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Acapulco [Mexico] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:34--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Town on coast with two churches; Sierra Madre mountains in distance; figure on beach and in boats on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Mexico; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Market Place, Acapulco [Mexico] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:35--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.9 cm., 15.2 x 21.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Street scene with shoppers and vendors wearing Spanish and Mexican-style dress; church and Sierra Madre mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Business enterprises; Clothing & dress; Mexicans; Mexico; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Baraco Realejo [Nicaragua] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:36--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 22 cm., 15.1 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Enclosed yard in front of church; group of native people in foreground walking and in wagon; smoking volcano in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Churches; Indigenous peoples; Missions; Nicaragua; Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

Church in Shinandagua [Nicaragua] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:37--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Church with native people in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Churches; Indigenous peoples; Nicaragua

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Bathing and washing corn at Chinandega, Nicaragua] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:38--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.2 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Native women gathered at pond or river washing corn; several women carry vessels on their heads.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Batheing and washing corn at Chinandaga. Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0994:28--A.

Central America; Indigenous peoples; Manners & customs; Nicaragua; Women

Lithographs, color

 

Harbour of Realajo [Nicaragua] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:39--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Harbor with several ships and boats; pier and small house to right; smoking volcano in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Harbors; Nicaragua

Lithographs, color; Seascapes

 

Our arrival at Masaya [Nicaragua] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:40--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Travelers in cart, on foot, and on horseback moving toward settlement; dome with cross visible in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Indigenous peoples; Nicaragua; Settlements; Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

Breakfasting on shore, Nicaragua Lake c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:41--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Crowded scene of lakeshore with men cooking and performing chores; three boats on water; some with animals on board.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Indigenous peoples; Lakes & ponds; Manners & customs; Nicaragua; Vessels; Waterfronts

Lithographs, color

 

San Carlos Nicaragua Lake: at the entrance of the San Juan River c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:42--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Lake with boats on water; building (fort?) on shore flying Nicaraguan flag.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Lakes & ponds; Nicaragua; Vessels

Lithographs, color

 

San Juan de Nicaragua c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:43--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Settlement seen in distance along shore; several boats and sidewheel steamships on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Nicaragua; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The harbour at San Juan, Nicaragua c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:44--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Harbor from beach; fisherman with nets and tropical vegetation in foreground; sailing ships and boats on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Bays; Central America; Harbors; Nicaragua

Lithographs, color; Seascapes

 

Castle at Acapulco [Mexico] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:45--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Military fort with flag and cannons in distance; boats with people, some native, in foreground; Sierra Madre mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del.

Bays; Mexico; Military facilities; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Panama from the Battery: Cerro Lancon in the background c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:46--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Town behind fortified walls; church in center; high mountain in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Central America; Panama; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Chagres, from the castle, looking down, 1851 [Panama] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:47--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Brown & Severin (active ca. 1849), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking down Chagres River with town on both banks; fortified wall and cannon in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): Brown & Severin, lith.

Central America; Panama; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Coaling up, Kingston, Jamaica c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0994:48--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Cameron, John (active ca. 1852-ca. 1862) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 14 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Steamship at dock; native women carrying baskets of coal on their heads; western passengers stand on deck; overseers with whips.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.V. Cooper, del; (LC, above title): On stone by J. Cameron.

Indigenous peoples; Jamaica; Laborers; Vessels; Waterfronts; Women

Lithographs, color

 

California pictorial lettersheets ca. 1848-ca. 1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0001-0194--

Additional Note

Over two hundred pictorial lettersheets produced between 1850 and 1868, the bulk dating from the 1850s. Various locations, events, and topics are depicted, including towns and landscapes, Gold Rush scenes, daily life, and major events of the day such as fires, earthquakes, executions, etc. Scenes and events in San Francisco predominate. Other locations featured include Sacramento, Marysville, Sutter's Mill, Yreka, and other California towns. The bulk of the printes are wood engravings and lithographs, featuring the work of Britton & Rey, the Nahl Brothers, George Baker, Kuchel & Dresel, and other San Francisco firms.
 

Assassination of James King of W[illia]m by James P. Casey, San Francisco [California] May 14th, 1856 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0001--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27.7 x 42.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes four views depicting: assassination of James King of William, his funeral, surrender of jail, and execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora by the Vigilance Committee. Descriptive text printed in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Pub[lished] by Britton & Rey. Printed captions. Handwritten letter (on verso).

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora, by The Vigilance Committee, of San Francisco [California, and related images] [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0002--B

Creator/Collector: Huestis, Charles B. (active ca. 1856-ca. 1859), engraver
Physical Description: print on color paper: engraving 28.4 x 43.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes four views: Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora by the Vigilance Committee of San Francisco on Thursday, May 22d, 1856 from windows of their rooms in Sacramento Street between Front and Davis Streets (Fort Gunneybags); Assassination of James King of William; James P. Casey, Charles Cora, Yankee Sullivan, Edw. M'Gowan; and Surrender of Ja[me]s P. Casey. Textual descriptions accompany images.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL image). Printed (UL, LL, and LR images): Huestis; (LL): For sale by M. Ullmann, corner of Sansome and Washington Streets, San Francisco. Printed captions.

Buildings; California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Bar room in the mines/Long Tom [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0003 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 27 x 21.4 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: interior of simple, one room saloon with miners drinking and playing cards. Lower image: miners at work in gully with long sluice using shovels and picks.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Bar room in the mines; (lower image): Long Tom. Printed (LR): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed captions.

Equipment; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Interiors; Manners & customs; Miners; Mining

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Bar room in the mines/Long Tom [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0003--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 26.2 x 21.2 cm., image on sheet 26.2 x 42.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: interior of simple, one room saloon with miners drinking and playing cards. Lower image: miners at work in gully with long sluice using shovels and picks.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Bar room in the mines; (lower image): Long Tom. Printed (LR): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed captions.

Equipment; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Interiors; Manners & customs; Miners; Mining

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

California Mining Illustrated c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0004--B

Creator/Collector: Barber & Baker (active ca. 1855), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 27.1 x 23.5 cm., image on sheet 27.1 x 46.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Three views of mining operations including dry diggings: showing use of hydraulic equipment; wet diggings: showing use of sluices and waterwheels; and quartz mill: showing use of waterwheel and millstones. Text in center describes modes of working gold mines.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): Barber & Baker, publishers, cor[ner] J & 3[r]d st[reet]s, Sacramento; (LC): Entered... 1855 by Barber & Baker... California. Printed captions. Handwritten letter on recto and verso.

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

California vaqueros, returned from the chase c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0005--B

Creator/Collector: Eastman, Harrison (1823-1886) , American, artist Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 26.5 x 21.2 cm., oval image on sheet

Content/Description:

Includes image of six male figures, most wearing full capes and hats, conversing in group near entrance of thatched hut; two females within, one cooking; two saddles in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): California scenes/drawn from life and engraved expressly for "The Pacific"; (LL, within image): Anthony & Bakers, sc./H[arrison] Eastman,||, del.; (LC): Entered... 1854 by J.W. Gouglass... California. Handwritten letter (on verso). Blind stamp (UC): Bath.

Clothing & dress; Cowboys; Indians of North America; Mexicans; Spaniards; Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The California water carrier [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0006--A

Creator/Collector: Boyd, T. C. (active ca. 1870), engraver and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 25.2 x 20.3 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Bearded male carries water in pails; horse drawn cart with large barrel stand behind; numerous dogs in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Stamped (UR): Noisy Carriers/San Francisco. Printed (LC, above title): Published by T.C. Boyd, wood engraver, Iron Building, corner Washington and Montgomery St[reet]s, San Francisco.

Business enterprises; Laborers; Vehicles

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Capt[ain] Sutter's account of the first discovery of the gold c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0007--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 27.2 x 21.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes Sutter's account of the first discovery of gold; portrait of John Marshall, and view of Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL). Printed (LL): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LC): Entered... 1854 by Britton & Rey... California.

California, Northern; Gold rushes

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets; Portraits

 

The celebration in San Francisco [California], in commemoration of the successful laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, Monday, September 27th, 1858 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:0008--B

Creator/Collector: Sterett & Butler, engraver, publisher, and printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 42 x 27.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Children, bears, firemen, and pioneers join in celebration parades with various types of wagons including covered wagons, buckboard, and fire engine. Main text surrounded by thirty small state seals.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (MC, within image): Sterett & Butler, printers, engravers and publishers, 145 Clay Street, San Francisco. Printed captions. Additional printed text(on verso).

Equipment; Events; Settlers; Vehicles; Westward movement

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

[Celebration of the Fourth of July in San Francisco, California] 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0009--B

Creator/Collector: Cooke & Le Count (active ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 43.4 x 29.2 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Sinuous parade procession including men on horseback, groups carrying flags and banners, numerous Chinese paraders and large crowds of onlookers.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Celebration of the 4th July; (LC): in San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed (LC, below title): the 5th July, 1852, Lith. of Cooke & Le Count.

California, Northern; Chinese; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

[Celebration of Washington's Birthday, San Francisco, California, February 23rd, 1852] [1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0010--A

Creator/Collector: Pollard & Britton (active ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher Cooke & Le Count (active ca. 1852), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21.5 x 27 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Open plaza (Portsmouth Square) surrounded by crowd; canon fires at left; several figures run in center; buildings with signage reading "El Dorado" and "The Union" stand next to City Hall at edge of plaza.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Celebration of Washington's Birth Day, San Francisco, Feby. 23d, 1852. Printed (LC, below title): Pub. by Cooke & Le Count; (LR): Lith. & pub. by Pollard & Britton.

Buildings; California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Celestial empire in California: Miners/Gamblers [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0011--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27.2 x 21.4 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: mining camp scene with Chinese men eating, shaving and braiding hair, and working with picks, etc. Lower image: interior of gambling house with several tables surrounded by Chinese men; games in progress.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): Corn[e]r Mont[gomer]y & Cal[iforni]a St[reet]s, San Francisco. Printed captions.

Camping; Chinese; Gold rushes; Manners & customs; Miners; Mining

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Chinese life: Dupont Street [San Francisco?, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0012--A

Creator/Collector: Butler (active ca. 1850), artist Fishbourne & Company (active ca. 1850), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: pen lithograph 20.7 x 27.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Interior with large group of Chinese men surrounding gambling table, drinking, smoking, and gaming. Two women in doorway at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Stamped (UC): Noisy Carriers, San Francisco. Printed (LL): Beutler, delt.; (LC, below title): San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LR); Fishbourne & Co., Lithog[raphe]rs, S[an] F[rancisco].

Chinese; Interiors; Manners & customs

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

City Hall, San Francisco [California] [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0013--A

Creator/Collector: Quirot & Company (active ca. 1851-ca. 1853), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 19.4 x 27 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Buildings with signage reading "El Dorado" and "The Union" stand next to City Hall in front of fenced plaza (Portsmouth Square); harbor with ship masts visible behind buildings; pedestrians, carriages and horses in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Lith & publ. by Quirot & Co., corner California & Montgomery St[reet]s, S[an] Francisco.

Buildings; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

City of San Francisco [California] [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0014--A

Creator/Collector: Clark, J. (active ca. 1850), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 10.2 x 20.2 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Vignette view looking from Nob Hill down California Street toward bay with ships in harbor and Yerba Buena Island in distance. Includes letter describing scene.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): J. Clark. Handwritten date (LR): May 29/50 DSB. Handwritten letter on recto and verso.

Bays; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A testimonial of the high regard entertained for Col[onel] James Collier 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0015 (recto)--B

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher Atwill & Company (active ca. 1853), seller
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 22 cm., image on sheet 26.7 x 44 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of engraved gold cup (manufactured by Jacks & Brothers of San Francisco) inscribed to Collier, collector, of upper California by officers of customs.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed date within image. Printed (LC): Lith. of B.F. Butler and sold by J.F. Atwill & Co., Post Office Building, Clay St[reet]. Handwritten letter (on verso). Blind stamp (UL): London.

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A testimonial of the high regard entertained for Col[onel] James Collier 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0015 (recto/variant)--B

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 21.3 cm., image on sheet 26.7 x 42.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of engraved gold cup (manufactured by Jacks & Brothers of San Francisco) inscribed to Collier, collector, of upper California by officers of customs.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed date within image. Printed (LR): B.F. Butler's lith., San Francisco. Handwritten note on recto. Blind stamp (UL): London.

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The merchants of San Francisco [California] to Col[onel] James Collier 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0015 (verso)--B

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 22 x 26.7 cm., image on sheet 44 x 26.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of engraved gold plate (manufactured by Jacks & Brothers of San Francisco) inscribed to Collier, late collector of port as token of esteem and regard.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed and handwritten date within image. Printed (LR): Lith. of B.F. Butler, Clay St[reet], San Francisco. Handwritten letter. Blind stamp (UL): London.

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The merchants of San Francisco [California] to Col[onel] James Collier 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0015 (verso/variant)--B

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21.3 x 26.7 cm., image on sheet 42.7 x 26.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of engraved gold plate (manufactured by Jacks & Brothers of San Francisco) inscribed to Collier, late collector of port as token of esteem and regard.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed date within image. Printed (LR): Lith. of B.F. Butler, Clay St[reet], San Francisco. Handwritten (UL): A drawing of the beautiful gold plate & cup of 'pure gold' presented as described, father sends it to his family. Blind stamp (UL): London.

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Coloma [El Dorado County, California] [not before 1848] BANC PIC 1963.002:0016--B

Creator/Collector: Hunter & Co.'s Express (active ca. 1848), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 19.5 x 31.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Distant view of town with houses and buildings scattered at foothills; rolling hills in background. Location where gold was discovered by John Marshall in 1848.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Published by Hunter & Co.'s Express; (LR): Sutter's Mill. Handwritten (LR): El Dorado County, California/in making a dam for which the gold in California was discovered/in 1848, January. Blind stamp (UC): [Goodwin?] Hartford.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Columbia: from the N.E. with Springfield in the distance 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0017--B

Creator/Collector: Campbell, T. S. (active ca. 1853), artist Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer Hunnewell, A. A. (active ca. 1853), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21.5 x 27 cm., image on sheet 43 x 27 cm.

Content/Description:

Town set in low, rolling hills; flagpole in center flying US flag; figures and horse in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): T.S. Campbell, del.; (LR): B.F. Butlers Lith. San Francisco; (LC, below title): Published by A.A. Hunnewell, 1853

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Commandments to California wives: commandments are given to make a happy home c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0018--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, artist Butler, W. C., engraver Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher Mercantile Job Print (active ca. 1855), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 27 x 21.2 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper vignettes include image of man at his writing desk being urged to write by woman; and view of home interior with mother, father, children, and servant. Marginal image of miner seated near his tent with woman and children beneath large tree.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UL, within image): C.C. Kuchel, del.; (LL): C.C. Kuchel; (UR and LR): W.C. Butler, S[an] F[rancisco]; (UR): Mercantile Job Print, 130 Sansome St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC): Entered... 1855 by James M. Hutchings... California, Address J.F. Larrabee, San Francisco.

Children; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Manners & customs; Miners; Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A correct view of the Mammoth Tree Grove [California] c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0019--B

Creator/Collector: Fishbourne's Lithog. (active ca. 1855), lithographer Plecker, D. A. (active ca. 1855), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 25.5 x 20.4 cm., image on sheet 25.5 x 40.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Engraving of lithographic drawing taken from daguerreotype of Mammoth redwood 'Mother of the forest" standing in grove with figures and stumps beneath.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): By D.A. Plecker; (LL): Fishbourne's Lithog.; (LC): Entered... 1855 by D.A. Plecker... California; (LR): Ohio St[reet], San Francisco.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Engravings; Landscapes; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A correct view of Weaverville, Trinity Co[unt]y, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0020--A

Creator/Collector: Coquardon, A. (active ca. 1850), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Rogers, Cram, publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph, hand colored 21.5 x 26.9 cm., on mount 24.5 x 29.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town situated on main street; several US flags flying; large open trenches in earth in foreground; high mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): A. Coquardon, del.; (LC, below title): Published by Cram Rogers & Co.; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] Francisco.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color; Pictorial lettersheets

 

[View of Cosmopolitan Hotel, Yosemite Valley, California] [1874] BANC PIC 1963.002:0021--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 20.5 x 13.3 cm., image on sheet 20.5 x 26.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Small, single story hotel on valley floor (Yosemite National Park, California) with Yosemite Falls in background. Figures relax on and around surrounding covered porch.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Cosmopolitan, J.C. Smith Propr., Yo Semite Valley, 187-. Handwritten date (UR, LL): 1874.

California, Northern; Hotels; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

[Portrait of] Count Gaston de Raousset Boulbon [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0022--B

Creator/Collector: Fenderich, Charles (1805-1887) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher Gazan, Amic, photographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.5 x 20.9 cm., image on sheet 26.5 x 41.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust portrait based on photograph by Amic Gazan. Count Gaston Raoux de Raousset-Boulbon, French politician who helped to establish French colonies in Algeria and Sonora, Mexico, and adventurer, born Avignon Decemebr 2, 1817, died Guaymas, Mexico, August 12, 1854.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Chas. Fenderich, del. Printed (LC, below title): Photograph by M. Amic Gazan/Lith & pub. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco. Blind stamp (LL): Paris.

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets; Portraits

 

Crossing the plains [1853] BANC PIC 1963.002:0023 (variant)--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist (attributed to) Barber & Baker (active ca. 1855), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 28.1 x 22.7 cm., image on sheet 28.1 x 45 cm.

Content/Description:

Thirteen images: emigrant train passing Wind River mountains, Wyoming; Indians chasing buffalo, Scott's Bluffs, Nebraska; first night on plains; scene on desert; driving stock across plains; Sioux Indians; Court House Rock and Chimney Rock, Colorado; Laramie Peak, Wyoming; California Indians; mouth of Ash Hollow, Nebraska; Devil's Gate, Nevada; and Castle Rock, Colorado.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Published by Barber & Baker, Sacramento, copyright secured. Each image captioned.

Animals; Bison; Camping; Colorado; Cowboys; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Mountains; Nebraska; Nevada; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; West (U.S.); Westward movement; Wyoming

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Crossing the plains 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0023--A

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist Barber & Baker (active ca. 1855), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 28.1 x 22.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Thirteen images: emigrant train passing Wind River mountains, Wyoming; Indians chasing buffalo, Scott's Bluffs, Nebraska; first night on plains; scene on desert; driving stock across plains; Sioux Indians; Court House Rock and Chimney Rock, Colorado; Laramie Peak, Wyoming; California Indians; mouth of Ash Hollow, Nebraska; Devil's Gate, Nevada; and Castle Rock, Colorado.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): Views drawn from nature, in 1853, by George H. Baker; (LC): Published by Barber & Baker, Sacramento, copywright [sic] secured. Each image captioned.

Animals; Bison; Camping; Colorado; Cowboys; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Mountains; Nebraska; Nevada; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; Westward movement; Wyoming

Engravings; Landscapes; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Dame Partington in California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0024--B

Creator/Collector: Wide West Office (active ca. 1852-ca. 1856), undetermined
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 27.4 x 21.6 cm., image on sheet 27.4 x 43.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Satire on opponents on 1856 Vigilance Committee illustrates text by Sydney Smith which tells of Mrs. Partington who attempted to turn back the Atlantic Ocean in a terrible storm with a broom. Law and order (David C. Broderick?) seen in housewife's garb sweeps back floodwaters of vigilance and reform with broom of proclamation. Jester on barrel marked "Herald" blows trumpet; sun-faced figure holds bayonet while standing on stool.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): W.W. Kurtz & Co., Wide West Office, 162 Washington Street, San Francisco.

Events

Cartoons (Commentary); Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Diagram of the burnt district [Sacramento, California] [not before 1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0025--A

Creator/Collector: Union Office (active ca. 1852-1853), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 27.4 x 21.4 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Accompanying text describes 1852 fire in downtown Sacramento, California. List of sufferers includes numerous Sacramento businesses by name and location, and indicates areas inhabited by ethnic groups.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Published at the Union Office, 21 J Street, Sacramento.

California, Northern; Fires; Sacramento (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Digging gold [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0026--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving 24.8 x 19.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes image of man using pick inside gold mine lit by single candle; sword at his waist, and rifle nearby.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC).

Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Dividing the pile/Hard road to travel [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0027 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 27.1 x 21.3 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: interior of cabin with four miners sitting around table weighing gold on scale. Lower image: miners making their way down steep and rocky cliff.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Dividing the pile; (lower image): Hard road to travel. Printed (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, cor[ner] Mont[gomery] & Comm[ercia]l st[reet]s.

Gold rushes; Interiors; Miners

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Dividing the pile/Hard road to travel [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0027--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 21.2 cm., image on sheet 26.7 x 42.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: interior of cabin with four miners sitting around table weighing gold on scale. Lower image: miners making their way down steep and rocky cliff.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Dividing the pile; (lower image): Hard road to travel. Printed (UR): 7; (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, cor[ner] Mont[gomery] & Comm[ercia]l st[reet]s.

Gold rushes; Interiors; Miners

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

East side of Montgomery St[reet] from Jackson St[reet] south [San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0028--A

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 20 x 21.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Four building facades, each with businesses identified.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (MR): B. F. Butler's lith., Clay St[reet].

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

East side of Portsmouth Square [San Francisco, California] [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0029--B

Creator/Collector: Butler, B. F. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 21.4 cm., image on sheet 26.7 x 42.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Five building facades including Eldorado and Union Hotels.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (MR): B.F. Butler's lith., San Francisco. Handwritten letter on recto and verso dated 1851. Blind stamp (UL): London.

Buildings; California, Northern; Hotels; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Escorting Judge Terry, of the Supreme Court, and other prisoners, to the Vigilance Room [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0030--A

Creator/Collector: Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 19.8 x 25.1 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes image of procession with armed guards and carriages making their way down crowded street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Handwritten date (MR): 1856. Printed (MC, above title): Published by the Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co., 8[7] Battery Street, San Francisco.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Execution of Hetherington and Brace: the murderers of Baldwin, Randall, West, and Marion, July 29th, 1856 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0031--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 21.2 x 27 cm., image on sheet 42.4 x 27 cm.

Content/Description:

Crowds and soldiers on plaza and surrounding buildings; gallows platform with two men hanging in center; "Fort Gunnybags" at right. The men were hung by the Committee of Vigilance for the murderers of Baldwin, Randall, West, and Marion on July 29th, 1856

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Blind stamp (UL): [...] Fils, Bordeaux.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora [by the Vigilance Committee, of San Francisco, California] [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0032--B

Creator/Collector: Huestis, Charles B. (active ca. 1856-ca. 1859), artist Town Talk, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 25.3 x 19.8 cm., image on sheet 25.3 x 39.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Execution with two figures hanging from upper story of building surrounded by armed guards.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (ML, within image): Huestis; (LC): For sale at M. Ullmann's corner of Washington and Sansome street [San Francisco]; (LR): Town Talk, print. Handwritten letter on recto and verso dated 1856.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Execution of Jose Forner, Dec[ember] 10, 1852, on Russian Hill, San Francisco [California] for the murder of Jose Rodrigues 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0033 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Justh, Quirot & Co. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer (attributed to) Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 20.3 x 26 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Execution of figure hanging from scaffolding erected on hill; armed guards surround platform as crowd observes event; San Francisco Bay in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Stamped (LL): Noisy Carrier Publishing [Hall, 77] Long Wharf, [San Francisco], Charles P. [Kimball, proprietor]. Attribution to Justh, Quirot & Co. based on Peter's California on Stone, p. 133.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Execution of Jose Forner, Dec[ember] 10, 1852, on Russian Hill, San Francisco [California] for the murder of Jose Rodrigues 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0033--A

Creator/Collector: Justh, Quirot & Co. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer (attributed to) Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 20.2 x 24.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Execution of figure hanging from scaffolding erected on hill; armed guards surround platform as crowd observes event; San Francisco Bay in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Stamped (LL): Noisy Carrier Publishing [Hall, 77] Long Wharf, [San Francisco], Charles P. [Kimball, proprietor]. Attribution to Justh, Quirot & Co. based on Peter's California on Stone, p. 133.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Explosion of the American Eagle/Explosion of the Steamer Stockton [California] 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0034 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 26.6 x 20.1 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: explosion and fire of sidewheel steamship as seen at night; lower image: explosion and fire of paddleboat steamer.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Explosion of the American Eagle/on the San Joaquin River, 25 Miles below Stockton Oct[ober] 8/1853; (lower image): Explosion of the Steamer Stockton/on Suisson Bay, Oct[ober] 18, 1853. Printed (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton and Rey, cor[ner] Montg[omery] & Commercial, S[an] Francisco.

California, Northern; Fires; Vessels

Lithographs; Marines (Visual works); Pictorial lettersheets

 

Explosion of the American Eagle/Explosion of the Steamer Stockton [California] 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0034--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 27 x 19 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: explosion and fire of sidewheel steamship as seen at night; lower image: explosion and fire of paddleboat steamer.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Explosion of the American Eagle/on the San Joaquin River, 25 Miles below Stockton Oct[ober] 8/1853; (lower image): Explosion of the Steamer Stockton/on Suisson Bay, Oct[ober] 18, 1853. Printed (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton and Rey, cor[ner] Montg[omery] & Commercial, S[an] Francisco.

California, Northern; Fires; Vessels

Lithographs; Marines (Visual works); Pictorial lettersheets

 

Fair ground of the California State Agricultural Society, Louisiana Race Course, near Sacramento [California], Sept[ember] 26th and 27th, 1855 1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0035--B

Creator/Collector: Barber & Baker (active ca. 1855), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 27.2 x 21.6 cm., image on sheet 27.2 x 43.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Buildings with horses and wagons at left; haystacks in foreground; crowds and stalls to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MR). Printed (MR): Barber & Baker. Handwritten letter on recto and verso. Blind stamp (UL): De Le Rue & Co. Commercial Post.

Agriculture; California, Northern; Events; Sacramento (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A fight with a grizly [sic] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0036 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on color paper: lithograph 21.2 x 27.1 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Four images showing struggle of mother grizzly bear and cub with hunters: Surprise & first shot; Getting to close quarters; Death struggle; Rescue.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Stamped (MC): Noisy Carrier Publishing H[all], 77 Long Wharf, San Francisco, Charles P. Kimball, proprietor. Printed (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, S[an] Fran[cis]co.

Animals; Bears; Hunting

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

A fight with a grizly [sic] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0036--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 20.8 x 26.9 cm., image on sheet 41.6 x 26.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Four images showing struggle of mother grizzly bear and cub with hunters: Surprise & first shot; Getting to close quarters; Death struggle; Rescue.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): Lith. & pub. by Britton & Rey, S[an] Fran[cis]co. Each image captioned.

Animals; Bears; Hunting

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Fire in San Francisco [California] in the night from the 3[r]d - 4th May, 1851 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0037 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Justh & Co. (active ca. 1851), lithographer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 21.7 x 28.7 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking towards waterfront with entire wharf area engulfed in flames; figures flee in all directions.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, below title): loss $20,000,000; (LR): Lith. Justh & Co., Broadway between Dupont & Stockton St[reet]s.

California, Northern; Fires; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Fire in San Francisco [California] in the night from the 3[r]d - 4th May, 1851 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0037--A

Creator/Collector: Justh & Co. (active ca. 1851), lithographer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 22.8 x 29 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking towards waterfront with entire wharf area engulfed in flames; figures flee in all directions.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, below title): loss $20,000,000; (LR): Lith. Justh & Co., Broadway between Dupont & Stockton St[reet]s. Handwritten (LL): x F.S.H. Store/about where the fire commenced.

California, Northern; Fires; San Francisco (Calif.); Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The first trial & execution in San Francisco [California] on the night of 10th of June at 2 o'clock [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0038 (variant)--B

Creator/Collector: W. C. K., artist Justh, Quirot & Co. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 21.9 x 27.6 cm., image on sheet 43.7 x 27.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Plaza at night crowded with people; figure hangs from beam of building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Del. after the nature by W.C.K.; (LR): Pub. & lith. Justh Quirot & Co., cor[ne]r Calif[ornia] & Montg[omery] st[reet]s, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed information about event (LC, below title).

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The first trial & execution in San Francisco [California] on the night of 10th of June at 2 o'clock [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0038--B

Creator/Collector: W. C. K., artist Justh, Quirot & Co. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1852), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21.4 x 27.1 cm., image on sheet 42.9 x 27.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Plaza at night crowded with people; figure hangs from beam of building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Del. after the nature by W.C.K.; (LR): Pub. & lith. Justh Quirot & Co., cor[ne]r Calif[ornia] & Montg[omery] st[reet]s, S[an]F[rancisco]. Handwritten letter on recto dated 1851.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Flume/Elevating water wheel [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0039 (variant)--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.6 x 20.8 cm., image on sheet 26.6 x 41.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: man-made flume with waterwheels and other mining apparatus; lower image: large waterwheel feeding sluice, miners among mounts at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC, below images). Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Handwritten (LL): Permission [...]; (ML): IX Life in the mines. Stamped (ML): Art department/the Century Co./Union Square/New York City.

Equipment; Miners; Mining

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Flume/Elevating water wheel [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0039--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 26.6 x 20.8 cm., image on sheet 26.6 x 41.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: man-made flume with waterwheels and other mining apparatus; lower image: large waterwheel feeding sluice, miners among mounts at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC, below images). Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Equipment; Miners; Mining

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Constitution and address of the Vigilance Committee: Fort Vigilant/Mass meeting [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0040--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Vance, Robert H. (active ca. 1851-ca. 1862) , American, photographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 21 cm., image on sheet 26.7 x 42 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: street with barricade in front of building and crowds; lower image: mass crowd of people and carriages stand listening to address given from balcony.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (upper image): Fort vigilant/Rooms of the Committee, Sacramento St[reet] bet[ween] Davis and Front; (lower image): Mass meeting/Endorsing the acts of the Vigilance Committee/June 14th. Printed (LL): Daguer[reoty]pe by Vance; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey.

California, Northern; Criminals; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Fort Vigilant : Rooms of the Committee Sacramento St[reet] bet[ween] Davis and Front/Mass meeting :Endorsing the Acts of the Vigilance Committee June 14th [California] BANC PIC 1963.002:0041--A(NOS)

Physical Description: print on tinted paper
 

Gambling in the mines: Monte/Faro [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0042 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph 27.2 x 21.4 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper and lower images: gambling hall with miners and card sharp surrounding large tables where games are in progress.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Gambling in the mines; (upper image): Monte; (lower image): Faro. Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco, California.

Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Manners & customs; Miners

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Gambling in the mines: Monte/Faro [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0042--A

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27 x 21.3 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper and lower images: gambling hall with miners and card sharps surrounding large tables where games are in progress.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Gambling in the mines; (upper image): Monte; (lower image): Faro. Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco, California.

Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Manners & customs; Miners

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Gambling in the mines: Monte/Faro [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0043--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27 x 20.7 cm., image on sheet 27 x 41.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper and lower images: gambling hall with miners and card sharp surrounding large tables where games are in progress.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Gambling in the mines; (upper image): Monte; (lower image): Faro. Printed (LL): Lith. & published by Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco, California. For variant see 1963.002:0042--A.

Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Manners & customs; Miners

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The Grand Plaza, San Francisco [California] c1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0044--A

Creator/Collector: Moody, Edwin (active ca. 1850-ca. 1861), artist B.F. Butler's Lith. (active ca. 1850), lithographer Atwill & Company (active ca. 1853), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: lithograph, color 21.6 x 26.8 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Plaza with central sculpture and flagpole; buildings and businesses surrounding square include Atwill & Co., Alta California, Louisiana, El Dorado, Union Hotel, and Empire Building; Telegraph Hill behind. Later referred to as Portsmouth Square.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Moody; (LR): B.F. Butler's Lith., San Francisco; (LC, above title): Entered... 1850 by Joseph F. Atwill... California; (LC, below title): Atwill & Co. Publishers, San Francisco.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs, color; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Grass Valley, Nevada County, California [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0045--B

Creator/Collector: Ogilby, Robert E. (Ogibly) (active ca. 1852-ca. 1868), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21 x 27 cm., image on sheet 21 x 42 cm.

Content/Description:

View from above of small town seen in distance; logging operation; small farm and livestock in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): R.E. Ogibly [Ogilby], del.; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco. Blind stamp (UL): Warranted [... ].

California, Northern; Lumber industry; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Great Earthquake in San Francisco, October 8th, 1865 [California] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0046--B

Creator/Collector: D. Appleton & Co. (active ca. 1873), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 11 x 20 cm., image on sheet 27.3 x 43.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes three images: scene on Bush Street of woman carrying baby by its foot; wreck of building southeast corner of Third and Mission Streets; and scene of Irish servant on O'Farrell Street. Text below describes general effects of shake.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC): D.E. Appleton & Co., 508 Montgomery Street, Publishers of over 100 lettersheets of California scenery. Blind stamp (UR): S. Baurie Fils, Bordeaux.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.); Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The Great Earthquake in San Francisco, October 8th, 1865 [California] No. 2 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0047--B

Creator/Collector: D. Appleton & Co. (active ca. 1873), publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 10 x 20 cm., image on sheet 27 x 42.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes three images: bathing house scene, damaged Weil & Levy building at northwest corner of Sacramento and Battery Streets, and 'en deshabille' scene. Text below describes survey of effects of shake.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Blind stamp (UR): S. Baurie Fils, Bordeaux. Attribution based on similarity to item 1963.002:0046--B.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Great Fire in San Francisco, May 4th, 1850: 400 buildings burned [California] 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0048--A

Creator/Collector: William B. Cooke & Company (active ca. 1850), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 21 x 26.6 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

View from Portsmouth Square of buildings engulfed in flames, crowds in foreground watch blaze. Map shows area destroyed by fire.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Pub. by W.B. Cooke & Co., Portsmouth Square.

Buildings; California, Northern; Events; Fires; San Francisco (Calif.)

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

The grizzly and his captors [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0049--B

Creator/Collector: Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Wide West Office (active ca. 1852-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 13 x 19 cm., image on sheet 27 x 42.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Vignette showing four vaqueros on horseback lassoing grizzly bear.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, within image): Anthony & Baker, sc., Cal[ifornia]; (LC, above title): Published at the Wide West Office, 184 Clay Street, San Francisco. Handwritten letter on recto and verso dated May 6.

Animals; Bears; Cowboys; Hunting; Spaniards

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Haraszthy, Uznay & Co.'s Gold & Silver Refinery, cor[ner] Brannan & Harris St[reet]s, San Francisco [California] [between 1855 and 1858] BANC PIC 1963.002:0050--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 16.6 x 23 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Refinery building with three large smokestacks; several wagons and carriages; pedestrians in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lithd by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet] S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Print. by Britton & Rey; (LR): 18[55-1858].

Buildings; California, Northern; Industry; San Francisco (Calif.); Vehicles

Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Honest voters trying to elect their officers, in front of the house/Ballot box stuffers, electing their men, behind the house [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0051 (copy)--A

Creator/Collector: Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.7 x 20.5 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: single building with voters lined up voting; crowds in front as man on barrel addresses voters; signs read: 'Van Ness for Mayor' and 'Scannell for Sheriff'. Lower image: back of building where men carrying bags of money staff ballots in rear window.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (below images). Printed (LR): Noisy Carriers, 64 & 66 Long Wharf.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cartoons (Commentary); Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Honest voters trying to elect their officers, in front of the house/Ballot box stuffers, electing their men, behind the house [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0051--A

Creator/Collector: Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co. (Ch. P. Kimball) (active ca. 1851-ca. 1856), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27.2 x 21.1 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Upper image: single building with voters lined up voting; crowds in front as man on barrel addresses voters; signs read: 'Van Ness for Mayor' and 'Scannell for Sheriff'. Lower image: back of building where men carrying bags of money staff ballots in rear window.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (below images). Printed (LR): Noisy Carriers, 64 & 66 Long Wharf.

California, Northern; Events; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cartoons (Commentary); Lithographs; Pictorial lettersheets

 

How the California mines are worked [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0052 (variant 1)--B

Creator/Collector: Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Wide West Office (active ca. 1852-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving 12.2 x 19 cm., image on sheet 27.2 x 43.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining operation including miners at work with gold pans, picks and shovels, sluices, cradles, elevated waterways, and in mine shafts.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Published at the Wide West Office, 184 Clay Street, San Francisco; (LR): Anthony & Baker, sc.. Blind stamp (UL): Superfin, Paris.

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

How the California mines are worked [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0052 (variant 2)--A

Creator/Collector: Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Wide West Office (active ca. 1852-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving 12.4 x 18.7 cm., image on sheet 26.6 x 20.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining operation including miners at work with gold pans, picks and shovels, sluices, cradles, elevated waterways, and in mine shafts.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Published at the Wide West Office, 184 Clay Street, San Francisco; (LR): Anthony & Baker, sc. Blind stamp (UL): [illegible].

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

How the California mines are worked [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0052--B

Creator/Collector: Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Wide West Office (active ca. 1852-ca. 1856), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: wood engraving 12 x 19 cm., image on sheet 26.6 x 41.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining operation including miners at work with gold pans, picks and shovels, sluices, cradles, elevated waterways, and in mine shafts.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Published at the Wide West Office, 184 Clay Street, San Francisco; (LR): Anthony & Baker, sc..

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' California scenes/The California Indians c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0053 (variant 1)--B

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher Sun Print (active ca. 1850), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: wood engraving 28.6 x 23.3 cm., image on sheet 28.6 x 46.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes eight views: Indian Fandango/dance; gathering acorns; gathering seeds; mode of traveling; burning their dead; catching grasshoppers; grinding acorns and cooking food. Most images show Indian women at work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL and UR). Printed (LC and LR images): C. Nahl, del. Printed (all images): Anthony & Baker, sc.; (LC): Entered... 1854 by James M. Hutchings... California. Orders, pre paid, addressed Box H, Placerville, El Dorado Co[unty], Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Sun Print. Printed captions.

Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Rites & ceremonies; Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' California scenes/The California Indians c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0053 (variant 2)--A

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher Excelsior Print. (active ca. 1854), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: wood engraving 28.6 x 22.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes eight views: Indian Fandango/dance; gathering acorns; gathering seeds; mode of traveling; burning their dead; catching grasshoppers; grinding acorns and cooking food. Most images show Indian women at work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL): Hutching's California scenes; (UR): The California Indians. Printed (LC and LR images): C. Nahl, del.; (all images): Anthony & Baker, sc.; (LR):Excelsior print. Printed captions.

Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Rites & ceremonies; Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' California scenes/The California Indians c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0053--B

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher Sun Print (active ca. 1850), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: wood engraving 28.6 x 23.5 cm., image on sheet 28.6 x 47 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes eight views: Indian Fandango/dance; gathering acorns; gathering seeds; mode of traveling; burning their dead; catching grasshoppers; grinding acorns and cooking food. Most images show Indian women at work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL and UR). Printed (LC and LR images): C. Nahl, del. Printed (all images): Anthony & Baker, sc.; (LC): Entered... 1854 by James M. Hutchings... California. Orders, pre paid, addressed Box H, Placerville, El Dorado Co[unty], Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Sun Print. Printed captions. Handwritten letter on recto and verso dated 1855.

Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Rites & ceremonies; Women

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' California scenes, methods of mining c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0054--A

Creator/Collector: Nahl, Charles Christian (1818-1878) , German, artist Boyd, T. C. (active ca. 1870), engraver Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 27.5 x 21.4 cm., sheet

Content/Description:

Includes views of hydraulic washing, sluicing, panning, tunneling, building flumes, using long toms, and Chinese miner using cradle.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (within images): T.C. Boyd, sc.; C. Nahl, del.; (LC): Entered... 1855 by Jas. M. Hutchings... California; (LR): Published by J.M. Hutchings, San Francisco. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Chinese; Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' panoramic scenes, crossing the plains 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0055--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher Sun Print (active ca. 1850), printer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 28.6 x 23.5 cm., full sheet 28.6 x 47 cm.

Content/Description:

Thirteen images: emigrant train passing Wind River mountains, Wyoming; Indians chasing buffalo, Scott's Bluffs, Nebraska; first night on the plains; scene on desert; driving stock across plains; Sioux Indians; Court House Rock and Chimney Rock, Colorado; Laramie Peak, Wyoming; California Indians; mouth of Ash Hollow, Nebraska; Devil's Gate, Nevada; and Castle Rock, Colorado.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Published by J.M. Hutchings, Placerville, copyright secured; (LR): Views drawn from nature in 1853 by George H. C, Sun Print. Handwritten letter (on recto and verso) dated 1855. Each image captioned. For variant see 1963.002:0056--B.

Animals; Bison; Camping; Colorado; Cowboys; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Mountains; Nebraska; Nevada; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; Westward movement; Wyoming

Engravings; Pictorial lettersheets

 

Hutchings' panoramic scenes, crossing the plains 1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:0056--B

Creator/Collector: