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Guide to the William H. Bull Collection, 1891-1919.
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Description
Sketches, original art work and examples of Bull's work for the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Background
William H. Bull arrived in San Francisco in 1894. He was employed by Southern Pacific Railroad as their first commercial artist. He specialized in doing advertising and painting pictures of California's beauty spots for Southern Pacific's promotional materials. Bull also designed covers for Sunset magazine.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.