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Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Individual items by geographical location

 

Northern California: Calaveras County

 

Angels, Calaveras County, Cal[ifornia], 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0222--B

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 32.4 x 49.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Town from outskirts, several buildings, and food bridge over stream to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Murphys, Calaveras County, Cal[ifornia] c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0246--B

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer and publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 27.5 x 40.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Town from outskirts; numerous buildings and houses surrounded by low foothills; mining? structures in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): Drawn from nature and lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Gold washers at Mokelumne River in California] [1850?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0249--A

Creator/Collector: Rottmann, Ad. (active ca. 1850), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 15.4 x 23.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene in small river valley with high mountains in distance; few men are panning in river, man with donkey at left, two men digging at right. Settlement of several homes/tents in valley (Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras County?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Die Goldwäscher am Mokelumne River/in Californien. Printed (UL): Ms C.L. No. 1374; (MR): Ad. Rottmann, sc.; (LL): Aus. d. Kunstanst d. Bibl. Inst. in Hildbh; (LR): Eigenthum d. Verleger. Date based on biographical note in Hughes. Inscriptions in German.

California, Northern; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Miners; Rivers

Engravings, color; Landscapes

 

Lower Bar, Mokelumne River [Mokelumne Hill?, Calaveras County, California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0258:01--A

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Bayard (1825-1878) , American, artist Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer Putnam, Geo. P. (active ca. 1850), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 12.4 x 19 cm.

Content/Description:

Two men panning for gold in river; outlines of tents in distance; forested valley with hills in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Bayard Taylor; (LC, below title): New York, Geo[rge] P. Putnam; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major.

California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; Miners; Mining; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Wellingtonia Gigantea [redwood]: standing on the head waters of the Stanislaus & San Antoine Rivers in Calaveras County, California [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0374--D

Creator/Collector: Lapham, Joseph M. (active 1852-1860) , American, artist Day & Son (active ca. 1850) , British, lithographer Needham, J., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 63.5 x 46 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Giant redwood standing in clearing; tent, Indians with bows and papoose, and western couple in foreground. Detail of pine cone below main image.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature by J.M. Lapham, J. Needham, lith.; (LR): Day & Son, lith[ographe]rs to the Queen; (LR): Diameter 31 feet at the base, height 290 feet, estimated age 3000 years; (LC, below title): Introduced to England by messrs. Veitch & Son of Exeter, and of the Exotic Nursery, Kings Road, Chelsea, through their collector Mr. W[illia]m Lobb. For variants see 1963.002:0375--C and 1963.002.1420--C.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Mammoth Arbor Vitae [redwood]: standing on the head waters of the Stanislaus & San Antoine Rivers, in Calaveras County, California c1861 BANC PIC 1963.002:0375--C

Creator/Collector: Kipps, A. K. (active ca. 1861), artist Daniels, J. H. (active ca. 1861), lithographer Dayton, Charles Francis (active ca. 1861), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.5 x 48.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Giant redwood standing in clearing; tent, Indians with bows and papoose, and western couple in foreground. Detail of pine cone below main image.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn A.K. Kipps; (LR): J.H. Daniels Lith. Boston; (LC, below title): Diameter 31 feet at the base- circumference 96 f[ee]t-height 290 f[ee]t, 3000 years old/ Boston, published by C.F. Dayton, 134 Washington St[reet]/ Entered...1861 by Charles Francis Dayton...Massachusetts. For variants see 1963.002:0374--D and 1963.002.1420--C.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

"Hercules" [redwood, Mammoth Tree Grove, Calaveras County, California] [not after 1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0376--A

Creator/Collector: Vischer, Edward (1808-1879) , German, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 21.3 x 32 cm.

Content/Description:

Grove of sequoias with large uprooted tree broken in half in center, several figures including Indians standing about.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Proof impression of plate X entitled "The Fallen Hercules... 1861," published in Vischer's "The Mammoth Tree Grove, Calaveras County, Cal., and its avenues," 1862. See 1963.002:085:00-12--ALB.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Lithographs

 

Hermit and the "Burnt Tree" [redwood] [not after 1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0377--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, artist Vischer, Edward (1808-1879) , German, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 28.2 x 20.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Large sequoia in center surrounded by grove of smaller trees. Proof impression of plate XI entitled "Hermit...," published in "The mammoth tree grove, Calaveras County, Cal., and its avenues," 1862.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): C.C. Kuchel.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Lithographs

 

The Orphans [redwood, Mammoth Tree Grove, Calaveras County, California] [not after 1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0378--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, artist Vischer, Edward (1808-1879) , German, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 28.3 x 20.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Two lofty sequoia trees surrounded by smaller trees. Proof impression of plate XII entitled "The orphans...," published in "The mammoth tree grove, Calaveras County, Cal., and its avenues," 1862.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LR, within image): C.C. Kuchel.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Lithographs

 

The Mammoth Trees of California, Calaveras County, Sequoia Gigantea [redwood] [ca. 1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:0379--D

Creator/Collector: Stillman, G. K. (active ca. 1855), engraver Times Steam Job Color Press, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color 52.5 x 67 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View showing main features of mammoth tree grove: Father of the Forest, Mother of the Forest, Three Graces, Big Tree, Miner's and Uncle Tom's Cabin, Horseback Ride, and Sentinels.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): G.K. Stillman, engraver, 4th & Walnut, Cin[cinnati]; (LC, below title): Presented to the subscribers of the Cincinnati Weekly Times; (LR): Times Steam Job Color Press print. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Engravings, color

 

The Mammoth Tree Grove, Calaveras County, California [redwood] c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0380--D

Creator/Collector: Ayres, Thomas A. (1816-1858) , American, artist Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 54 x 66.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View showing main features of mammoth tree grove: Father of the Forest, Mother of the Forest, Three Graces, Big Tree, Miner's and Pioneer's Cabin, Horseback Ride, and Sentinels. Includes view of hotel

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (LL): Sketched from nature by T.A. Ayres, 1855; (LC): Printed by Britton & Rey/Entered... 1855 by T.A. Ayres... Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Drawn on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]. Each item captioned.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Lithographs, color

 

The stump and trunk of the Mammoth Tree of Calaveras [County, California] [1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0381--B

Creator/Collector: Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel (active ca. 1862) , American, lithographer Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason) (1820-1902), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 26 x 36.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Large group of men, women and child in fancy dress at cotillion dancing on large sequoia tree stump. People on horseback, in wagons, and in carriage in foreground; dense redwood forest in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Lith. of Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel, 529 Clay St[reet], cor[ner] Liedesdorff St[reet]s, S[an] Francisco; (LC, below title): Showing a cotillion party of thirty two persons dancing on a stump at one time./Published by J.M. Hutchings, S[an] Francisco.

California, Northern; Lumber industry; Manners & customs; Nature

Lithographs, color

 

The Dead Giant, California [redwood, Mammoth Tree Grove, Calaveras County, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0382--A

Creator/Collector: Becker, Joseph (1841-1910) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 22.8 x 31.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Small carriage with one horse and one male driver halted inside man-made opening in trunk of sequoia "Dead Giant" (sign on tree above); two other men on horseback, one on each side of buggy.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Signature in pencil (LR): Carl J. Becker.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Drawings

 

[Mokelumne Hill?, Calaveras County, California] 1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:1388--FR

Creator/Collector: Browere, Albertus D. O. (1814-1887) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 88.5 x 126 cm.

Content/Description:

Panoramic view overlooking broad valley; prospector walks alongside supply wagon drawn by four horses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title (based on information from Inventory Sheets). Signature and date (LR): A.D.O. Browere, 1857.

California, Northern; Gold rushes

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

Mammoth Arbor Vitae [redwood]: standing on the head waters of the Stanislaus & San Antoine Rivers, in Calaveras County, California c1853 BANC PIC 1963.002:1420--C

Creator/Collector: Lapham, Joseph M. (active 1852-1860) , American, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 59.2 x 46.4 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Giant redwood standing in clearing; tent, Indians with bows and papoose, and western couple in foreground. Detail of pine cone below main image.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature by J.M. Lapham; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco; (LC, below title): Diameter 31 feet at the base- circumference 96 f[ee]t-height 290 f[ee]t, 3000 years old/Entered... 1853 by W.H Hanford...California. For variants see 1963.002:0374--D and 1963.002.375-C.

California, Northern; Nature; Plants

Lithographs

 

Mokelumne Hill [Calaveras County, California] c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:1548--FR

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 45 x 62.1 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

General view of town from outskirts. Marginal images include commercial, public and residential buildings; scenes include pedestrians, horses and wagons.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 146 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey; (LC): Entered... 1855 by Kuchel & Dresel... Cal[ifonia]. Each image captioned.

Buildings; California, Northern; Dwellings; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Northern California: Coloma

 

[View of Sutter's Mill where gold was discovered, Coloma, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0197--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 9.7 x 15.2 cm., on mount 22.1 x 28.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mill with buildings and houses to right and in middleground; rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Sutter's Sägemühle in Californien. Inscriptions in German.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Settlements

Engravings, color

 

[Coloma in 1857, California, from a drawing of the period] [1891] BANC PIC 1963.002:0205--A

Creator/Collector: Fenn, Harry (1845-1911) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: wash and ink 16.5 x 25.9 cm.

Content/Description:

General view of town and American River; principal buildings across, on far side; bridge, center; rolling hills in distance. Coloma was settlement developed around Sutter's Mill.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Note from Inventory Sheets: signed (on reverse of mat): Fenn, June [18]91 (in blue pencil--20th century addition?).

California, Northern; Rivers; Settlements

Drawings; Wash drawings

 

[Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California] [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0254--A

Creator/Collector: McIlvaine, William, Jr. (1813-1867) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 16.2 x 24.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Mill and stream where gold was first discovered; hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Sütters Mill. Printed (LL, within image): McIlvaine; (UR): 4. Plate 4 from "Sketches of scenery and notes of personal adventure in California and Mexico, by William M'Ilvaine, Jr., Philadelphia, 1850. Inscriptions in German and English.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Mining

Lithographs

 

[Mining camp in Coloma, California] [not before 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0303--B

Creator/Collector: Taber, W. (active ca. 1891), artist Audubon, John Woodhouse (1812-1862) , American, artist (based on original by)
Physical Description: painting on tinted paper: ink, wash, and gouache 16.8 x 30.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining camp with several tents and two wooden houses surrounded by high mountains in distance. This site was apparently located half mile above Coloma (where Sutter's Mill was located) in northwest canyon of American Fork of Sacramento River.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): Taber. Handwritten on mount (modern) (LL): The discovery of gold mining camp; (LR): N[orth] W[est] Canyon, American fork of Sacramento River/1/2 mile above Coloma, May 4. 1850/ from a drawing by [M.R.?] Audobon (James Woodhouse?). Note from Inventory Sheets: Art Department/The Century Co., Older coded catalogue or price numbers on mat and on both sides of drawing's mount; various historical notes (the above apparently transcribed from previous mount). Possibly used for illustration or reproduction.

California, Northern; Camping; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Mining

Paintings

 

Sutter's Mill, with a view of Coloma, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0410--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 19.9 x 19.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mill in foreground, wood-frame buildings and houses in middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion.

California, Northern; Settlements

Engravings, color

 

Across the continent: the Frank Leslie transcontinental excursion... [1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:0504--C

Creator/Collector: Baker, Horace (1833-1918) , American, engraver Leslie, Frank (1821-1880), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 39.6 x 56.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Railroad with train rounding bend as Chinese workers look on; deep ravine with river and site of Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Across the continent, the Frank Leslie transcontinental excursion, the excursion train rounding Cape Horn at the head of the great American canyon, with a view of the South Fork of the American River, where gold was first discovered in 1848. Printed (UR): [page] 128, April 27, 1878; (UC): Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper; (UR): April 27, 1878, [page] 129; (LL, within image): H. Baker, sc.; (LC, below title): From sketches by our special artists, see page 125.

California, Northern; Chinese; Railroads; Vehicles

Engravings; Engravings, color; Landscapes

 

Coloma, 1857, El Dorado County, California c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0912--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Searle, George (active ca. 1857), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 54 x 68.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Central view overlooking town with American River in center showing site where Sutter's Mill stood. Marginal views include residences, businesses, church, and Crescent City Hall.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (MC): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LL): Drawn from nature and lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], San Francisco; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey; (LC, below title): Published by George Searle, Coloma. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Cabin of James W. Marshall, Coloma, Calif[ornia] [1931] BANC PIC 1963.002:0921--B

Creator/Collector: Sloan, Blanding (active ca. 1931), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 32 x 40.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Dilapidated wood plank cabin in woods.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): Blanding Stone. Printed label (LC): Cabin of James W. Marshall, discoverer of gold, upon a hillside near Coloma... where its builder made a momentous discovery, Philip Johnston. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0920--B.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Gold rushes

Etchings

 

[Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California] 1931 BANC PIC 1963.002:0922--B

Creator/Collector: Sloan, Blanding (active ca. 1931), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 31.7 x 40.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Stone wall with "Sutter Mill" imbedded in it stands in shallow water of the American River. Miner with gold pan in his hand and pick over his shoulder in foreground surrounded by lush vegetation.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): Blanding Stone. Printed (LL, within image): Blanding Sloan, [19]31. Printed label (LC): Sutter Mill, Coloma, California, The spot where gold was discovered in California... Here dawned the first day of a golden epoch, Philip Johnston.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Sacramento (Calif.)

Etchings

 

[Sutter's Mill at Coloma, California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1324--A

Creator/Collector: Dunnel, John Henry (1813-1904) , American, artist (Attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on heavy paper: watercolor 22 x 17.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Mill with mill race before it; other buildings (mining operations?) in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten on verso: Dunnel (John?).

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Mining

Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Gold mining at Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1522--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 51.2 x 61.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Frame building in right foreground with miner leaning on pick nearby; another miner at right kneels with bed roll burden and cradle. Sutter's Mill in center with frame buildings on other side of river at foot of hills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Miners

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

A view of Sutter's Mill & Culloma [Coloma] Valley on the south fork of the American line, Alta California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1534--E

Creator/Collector: Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.1 x 78.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking settlement on American River; numerous small buildings scattered across landscape; Sutter's Mill in center; Indian man on cliff in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Respectfully dedicated to Capt[ain] John A. Sutter/by his obedient servant John T. Little; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major, New York.

California, Northern; Mining; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Northern California: Humboldt and Mendocino Counties

 

[Headquarters of Mendocino Indian Reservation, California] [1857] BANC PIC 1963.002:0228--C

Creator/Collector: Edouart, Alexander (1818-1892) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: oil 30.4 x 53 cm., on mount 38.1 x 61.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement with fenced dwelling, several outbuildings, carts, horses and people at work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (on verso). Handwritten (on verso): by Alex[ander] Edouart, 1857. Done while Edouart was a member of a hunting party in 1857 to present to Mendocino County. Enclosure describing hunting party and images removed to curatorial file.

Buildings; California, Northern; Dwellings; Indians of North America; Settlements

Oil paintings

 

[Indian Fishing Station on the Noyo River, Mendocino County, California] [1857] BANC PIC 1963.002:0229 (enclosure)--C

Creator/Collector: Edouart, Alexander (1818-1892) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: oil 35 x 53 cm., on mount 38 x 61.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Two buildings or residences on shore of river bend; figures nearby and on river bank; sail and rowboats in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (on verso). Handwritten (on verso): Alex[ander] Edouart, 1857. Done while Edouart was a member of a hunting party in 1857 to present to Mendocino County. Enclosure describing hunting party and images removed to curatorial file.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Indians of North America; Rivers; Settlements

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Trinidad Bay, Humboldt County, California] [ca. 1854?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0243 (enclosure)--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and watercolor 27.5 x 63.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Bay with ships anchored among rocks; houses and [Yurok?] Indian huts at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): [Hishea]? Handwritten (LL): Beach [...] of sand; (LR): Trinindad, California. Enclosure: Photomechanical reproduction. Handwritten (MC): Trinidad Bay. Printed (LC): From Oakland National Engraving & Color Plate Co.; (LL); Phone Oakland 778; (LR): 1739-1741 Broadway, Oakland. Howell's catalog dates it ca. 1854.

Bays; California, Northern

Drawings; Landscapes; Watercolors

 

Trinidad City House [Trinidad, Humboldt County, California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0289--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 39.1 x 25.5 cm., folded to 19.6 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Front and side elevations of wooden building. Upper and lower porch, central door surrounded by paned windows on upper and lower stories. Flag pole extends from roof peak.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text within image. Handwritten (LC): Front elevation; (LR): Profile of front. Illegible blind stamp (MR). The group of drawings 1963.002:0283 - 1963.002:0301 appear to be related. Some share stylistic, physical, and topical characteristics and may have came from the same source. For more information see Inventory Sheets.

Buildings; California, Northern

Architectural drawings; Drawings

 

[Floor plans of upper and lower stories of Trinidad City House, Humboldt County, California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0290--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 31.9 x 25.5 cm., folded to 19.6 x 25.5 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Plan of 1st floor; (LR): Plan of 2nd floor. Measurements and notations throughout. Illegible blind stamp (LL). The group of drawings 1963.002:0283 - 1963.002:0301 appear to be related. Some share stylistic, physical, and topical characteristics and may have came from the same source. For more information see Inventory Sheets.

Buildings; California, Northern

Architectural drawings; Drawings

 

Trinidad Police [Trinidad, Humboldt County, California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0291--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pen 28 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

Three drunken men dancing arm in arm. Satiric image with terms 'Madeira', 'Proof' and 'Cogniac' alluding to alcohol consumption.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (LL): Madeira, del.; (LC): Proof impression; (LR): Cogniac fecit. The group of drawings 1963.002:0283 - 1963.002:0301 appear to be related. Some share stylistic, physical, and topical characteristics and may have came from the same source. For more information see Inventory Sheets.

California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; Manners & customs

Caricatures; Drawings; Watercolors

 

Eureka, Humboldt County, California, 1902 c1902 BANC PIC 1963.002:0895--E

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Miller (active ca. 1902), photographer A.C. Noe & G.R. Georgeson (active ca. 1902), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: photolithograph, color 68.4 x 98.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view from above wharf area overlooking town; Gunther and Woodley's Islands at left; railroad (E.R. & E.R.R.) depot and marsh at right. Marginal views (photographs) include local businesses, industry, residences, and public buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Copyrighted by A.C. Noe & G.R. Georgeson, 1902; (LC, below title): Published by A.C. Noe & G.R. Georgeson/photos by Miller, Eureka; (LR): Photo-lith Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Dwellings; Industry; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Photomechanical prints

 

Union, on Humboldt Bay, Humboldt Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0903--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Wyman, Henry B. (active ca. 1857), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 54 x 70 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking town situated near bay. Marginal views include residences, businesses, and American Hotel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], San Francisco; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... Cal[ifornia]; (LC, below title): Published by B. Henry Wyman, Union; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Hotels; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[North from Fisherman Bay to Gualala, Mendocino County, California] [ca. 1880] BANC PIC 1963.002:1041--B

Creator/Collector: Nystrom, Charles W. (active ca. 1880), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 27.4 x 34.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Coastal scene with bay to left; horses grazing in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): [C.W.N.?]. Attribution, date and title based on information from Inventory Sheets.

Bays; California, Northern; Waterfronts

Drawings; Seascapes

 

Across the continent [passing the Humboldt River?, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1538--D

Creator/Collector: Schile, H., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 55.9 x 71 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement of log buildings with river in center. Central Pacific Railroad train crossing river towards town and awaiting crowd; Indians on opposite bank; tall, snow-covered mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): H. Schile, 36 Division St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

California, Northern; Railroads; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, California] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1561--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 38.1 x 30 cm.

Content/Description:

Military camp with barracks and residential dwellings; lots divided by fences; central promenade with flag pole.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (UL, on verso): Fort Bragg; (UR, on verso): with Capt[ain] Hulls compliments.

Buildings; California, Northern; Dwellings; Military facilities

Drawings

 

Northern California: Monterey Bay Region

 

[Monterey, California] [ca. 1850?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0256--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.2 x 22.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking inland toward town; custom house to right, residences and buildings in middleground; people on beach, animals grazing nearby; hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Monterey in Californien. Printed (UR): DCCIX (plate number). For variant, see 1963.002:258:02--A. Inscriptions in German.

Buildings; California, Northern; Monterey (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

Monterey [California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0258:02--A

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Bayard (1825-1878) , American, artist Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 12.4 x 19 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking inland toward town; custom house to right, residences and buildings in middleground; hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Bayard Taylor; (LC, below title): New York, Geo[rge] P. Putnam; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major. For variant see 1963.002:0256--A.

Buildings; California, Northern; Monterey (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[San Carlos Borromeo Basilica, Carmel, California] [19--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0360--B

Creator/Collector: Borein, John Edward (1872-1945) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 30.8 x 38.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Northwest corner of Mission Carmel church with prominent tower and facade, and dilapidated building in rear. Two vaqueros on horseback stand in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Carmello, Monterey. Printed (LR, within image): Edward Borein.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.)

Etchings

 

Paraiso hot and cold soda and sulphur springs, Monterey County [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0372--A

Creator/Collector: Van Vleck, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 8.4 x 11.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Cluster of cottages around two-story resort hotel in mountain setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): Van Vleck. Possibly illustration or clipping from tour guide.

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

Engravings

 

[Basalt-like mountains near Monterey, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0416--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 11.5 x 14.7 cm., image on paper mount 15.7 x 19.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Landscape with volcanic, rocky mountains and trees.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Basalt æhnliches Gebirge bei Monterey oberhalb Californiens. Inscriptions in German.

California, Northern; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Mountains; Nature

Engravings; Landscapes

 

Monterey [California] and the Hotel Del Monte 1887 BANC PIC 1963.002:0481--C

Creator/Collector: Graham, Charles (1852-1911) , American, artist Harper's Weekly (active ca. 1881) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 41.9 x 56.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Image comprised of nine views of Monterey area including: front view of Hotel Del Monte; Mission Carmel; Chinese fishing village; old custom house; and scenery.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): C. Graham; (UL): [page] 276; (UC): Harper's Weekly (UR): [page] 277; (LC, after title): Drawn by Charles Graham, see page 275; (on verso): April 16, 1887.

Buildings; California, Northern; Chinese; Hotels; Missions; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Engravings, color; Landscapes

 

Hotel Del Monte [Monterey, California] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1963.002:0669--B

Creator/Collector: Fenn, Harry (1845-1911) , British, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 17.3 x 24.8 cm., on sheet 32.4 x 47.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Hotel Del Monte seen through dense foliage of grounds.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Signature (LL).

California, Northern; Hotels; Monterey (Calif.)

Engravings, color; Woodcuts

 

Santa Cruz Mountains, Monterey Bay, Pacific Ocean, [California] c1874 BANC PIC 1963.002:0681--A

Creator/Collector: Key, John Ross (1832-1920) , American, artist L. Prang & Co. (active 1868-ca. 1873) , American, lithographer and publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph, color 17.6 x 35.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View from mountain top overlooking Monterey Bay; campers with tent in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LR): Santa Cruz M[oun]t[ain]s, Monterey Bay Pacific Ocean. Signature in original (LR): J.R. Key. Printed (LC): Copyright 1874 by L. Prang & Co., Boston. Label (UL, on mount): Santa Cruz M[oun]t[ain]s, Monterey Bay, Pacific Ocean.

Bays; California, Northern; Camping; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Mountains

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The city of Monterey, California, 1842 1842 BANC PIC 1963.002:0837 (enclosure)--E

Creator/Collector: Gildemeister, Charles (active ca. 1850-ca. 1858), lithographer D'Avignon, F. (active 1847-1860) , French, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 59.7 x 89.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View from bay looking inland; several buildings including church at left, custom house in center; Presidio at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. of D'Avignon, 323 Broadway, N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC): Para Sr. Larkin; (LR): On stone by [Charles] Gildemeister. Key enclosed. For original cover of print, see 1963.002.:0837--A. Cover includes card of Thomas O. Larkin. For alternate view, see 1963.002:1473--FR.

California, Northern; Monterey (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, Cal[ifornia]: the leading seaside resort of the Pacific Coast [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0913--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 40.3 x 52.3 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Building seen from grounds, showing vacationers strolling, bicycling, and in carriages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Buildings; California, Northern; Hotels; Monterey (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

View of Monterey [California] taken from church, July 17, 1849 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1316--FR

Creator/Collector: Sully, Alfred (1820-1879) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 20.3 x 26 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Town seen from Royal Presidio Chapel(?); small group of Indians on shore dunes; US fort on hill in background center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Printed label (on verso): watercolor on sketchbook leaf. Creator's name from label (on verso).

Bays; Buildings; California, Northern; Military facilities; Monterey (Calif.); Monterey Bay Region (Calif.); Settlements

Landscapes; Watercolors

 

[Mission San Carlos Borromeo, Carmel, California) [ca. 1900?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1389--B

Creator/Collector: Deakin, Edwin (1838-1923) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 26.7 x 39.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Front view of church and mission buildings in generalized landscape setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (on verso): Attr. to Edw. Deakin.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.)

Watercolors

 

Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1458--C

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 35.2 x 53.3 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking hotel and grounds with Monterey Bay, beach, bathhouse, and railroad station in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): H. Steinegger; (UC): America's famous summer and winter resort; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Bays; Buildings; California, Northern; Hotels; Monterey (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

Harbor and city of Monterey, California 1842. [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1473--FR

Creator/Collector: H. E. (active ca. 1842-ca. 1860), artist Gildemeister, Charles (active ca. 1850-ca. 1858), lithographer D'Avignon, F. (active 1847-1860) , French, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 42.5 x 75.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Monterey Bay with houses (some with yards enclosed by stucco walls) and columned portico buildings. People on streets, some riding horses, oxen-drawn cart at left, solid wooden bridge at right. Sailing ships and row boats on Bay, low hills in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LL). Printed (MC): para Sr. Larkin; (LL): H.E. [monogram], Lith. of D'Avignon, 323 Broadway, N[ew] Y[ork]; (LR): On stone by [Charles] Gildemeister; (on label, on verso): Thomas Larkin, later United States Consul commissioned drawings of the settlement in 1842 and later published them at his own expense in 1850. The quality of this drawing is excellent and may be attributed to Edward Vischer who was then living in Monterey.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; Monterey (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Carmel River scene [California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1504--FR

Creator/Collector: Key, John Ross (1832-1920) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 40.8 x 60.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Landscape with river; men seated by fire; angler in shallow water nearby.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): J.R. Key. Information from Inventory Sheets, marked: Snow & Roos ... S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Mission San Carlos Borromeo at Carmel, California] 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:1513--FR

Creator/Collector: Herrick, E. S. (active ca. 1877), artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 49.4 x 61.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Main mission church building with remnants of previous structures.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): E.S. Herrick, 1877 [or 1879].

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions; Monterey Bay Region (Calif.)

Oil paintings

 

Northern California: Nevada County

 

Residence of Mrs. J.J. Ott, Nevada City, [Nevada County] Cal[ifornia] [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:0231--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen, wash, and pencil 28 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple wooden house in center with woman standing on front veranda; ornamental garden with fountain before and at side of house; kitchen garden at back with outbuildings. Figures on sidewalks and paths; carriage pulled by pair of horses in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten annotations (recto and verso) including: approved Sept. 25, 1879, Mrs. J.J. Ott. Published as illustration in "History of Nevada County, California ...," by Thompson & West, Oakland, Cal[ifornia], 1880, p.54.

California, Northern; Dwellings

Drawings; Illustrations

 

View of Boston Ravine, Grass Valley, [Nevada County] California [1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0411 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color 15.6 x 21.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Small mining town showing cluster of wood-frame houses and group of miners with picks.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): 1852. Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Miners; Mining; Settlements

Engravings; Engravings, color

 

View of Boston Ravine, Grass Valley, [Nevada County] California [1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0411--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: engraving 15.1 x 19 cm.

Content/Description:

Small mining town showing cluster of wood-frame houses and group of miners with picks.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Miners; Mining; Settlements

Engravings, color

 

Grass Valley, [Nevada County] Cal[ifornia] looking west, 1889 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0832--D

Creator/Collector: Moore, Edwin S. (active ca. 1880), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 57.5 x 81.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town showing mainly residential area; train station in foreground. Marginal views include churches, businesses, residences, and railroad (C.P.R.R. and N.G.R.R.).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): E.S. Moore, artist; (LC, below title): Compliments of Nevada Co. N.G.R.R. Co. Each image captioned.

Buildings; California, Northern; Dwellings; Railroads; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Nevada [City, Nevada County, California] 1856 c1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0835--F

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Hamlin, J. E. (active ca. 1856), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 56.1 x 81.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image of small city in Sierra Nevada foothills. Marginal views include businesses, residences, public buildings, churches, and hotel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1856 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LC, below title): Published by J.E. Hamlin, bookseller, Nevada [City], California/from nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, printed by Britton & Rey. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Dwellings; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the city of Nevada, Nevada County, Cal[ifornia] 1871 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0836--D

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.5 x 74.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of sprawling town with creek flowing through center; numerous orchards and small parcels of cultivated land surrounding residences. Inset view of Nevada in 1853.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL); Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Drawn by Augustus Koch. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

View of Grass Valley [Nevada County, California] [1852?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0849--FR

Creator/Collector: Ogilby, Robert E. (Ogibly) (active ca. 1852-ca. 1868), artist Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 53 x 68.8 cm., visible image, dome top

Content/Description:

City in Sierra Nevada foothills; gated pastures in foreground, houses and buildings in middleground; figures throughout scene including hunter and miner, Indians with baskets, and well-dressed man and woman.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): R.E. Ogilby, del.; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major, New York; (LC, below title): Drawn expressly for and respectfuly dedicated to General Winchester by his obligated and humble servant the artist. A llithography of Grass Valley, 1852, is kept by Society of California Pioneers (Hughes).

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Nevada [City, Nevada County, California] 1856 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0852--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 41.5 x 68 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining town in Sierra Nevada foothills; miner with gold pan and pick in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): From nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey.

California, Northern; Mining; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Grass Valley, Nevada County, Cal[ifornia] 1871 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0861--D

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.7 x 70.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Town with orchards and farms in foreground; and two accompanying views of Grass Valley from 1852 and 1858.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by Augustus Koch; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Grass Valley, Nevada County, California 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0862--D

Creator/Collector: Ogilby, Robert E. (Ogibly) (active ca. 1852-ca. 1868), artist Le Count, J. J. (active ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 50.5 x 68.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Town in Sierra Nevada foothills with US flag in center; log cabins and domestic scene to right; people working fields by creek in middleground; animals including cows, horses, dogs, and pigs in fields. Various groups including Chinese peddlers, Indian family, miners, and laborers in foreground. Small lumber mill in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): R.E. Ogilby, Aug[us]t 6th, 1852; (LR): Lith. of J.J. LeCount, San Francisco.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Nevada City, Nevada County, Cal[ifornia] c1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0869--E

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 65.8 x 97.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of city and county; with inset images of manufacturing, mining, lumber industry, businesses, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, above title): Entered... 1883 by A.S. Chase... ; (LR): Revised June 1st, 1883 by A.S. Chase. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Industry; Lumber industry; Mining; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

North San Juan, Nevada County, California, 1858 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:1454--FR

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 43 x 52.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

General view of town with framed housed and elevated waterway. Marginal images depict hydraulic mining operations, local businesses, stores, and buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): Drawn from nature & on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet] San Francisco; (LR): Britton & Rey, print. Printed captions.

Buildings; California, Northern; Dwellings; Mining; Settlements; Water works

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Grass Valley Quartz Mining Company's Works (formerly owned by John A. Colins & Co.) [Nevada County, California] 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1468--FR

Creator/Collector: Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 43.5 x 46.5 cm., visible image, dome top

Content/Description:

Country road surrounded by forest with company's buildings and works (ore piles in front of mill). Onlookers observing operations, workers performing tasks, several oxen and horse-drawn wagons loaded with ore.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature Dec[embe]r 7th, 1851; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major, 117 Fulton St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

Buildings; California, Northern; Industry; Mining; Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, 1858 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:1533--E

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 56.4 x 84.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town in Sierra Nevada foothills. Marginal views include local quartz mills, businesses, residences, churches, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's Californian views. (LL): Drawn from nature and lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay Str[eet], S[an] Francisco; (LR): Britton & Rey, print. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Dwellings; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Northern California: Placer County

 

Auburn, Placer County, Cal[ifornia] 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0658--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 26.2 x 43.7 cm., on sheet 56.1 x 70.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town in Sierra Nevada foothills; wagon and stagecoach on road; US flag on flag pole in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel and Dresel's California views; (LL): Kuchel & Dresel, lith., 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LR): Britton & Rey, print. For variant see 1963.002:0863--D.

California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View near Auburn, Placer Co[unty], Cal[iforni]a 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0687--A

Creator/Collector: Gibson, G. [George?] (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853) , British, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 8.7 x 15 cm.

Content/Description:

Landscape of hillside with rocks and trees; Sacramento Valley and coastal range in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC): View near Auburn, Placer Co[unty], Cal[ifornia]: Valley of the Sacramento and coast range in the distance, Aug[us]t, 1851. Handwritten (on verso): Here Miss Helen [his daughter?], is a view taken on the spot. Will it serve for a return for your pretty little sketch?, and has mother yet thanked you in my name for it. If not, why then receive them now from, yours very affectly G. Gibson

California, Northern

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Bird's-eye view, Placerville, [El Dorado County] Cal[ifornia] 1888 BANC PIC 1963.002:0850--E

Creator/Collector: R. H. (active ca. 1888), artist Roethe, L. (active ca. 1888), artist Elliott, William W. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1890), lithographer Weekly Observer (active ca. 1888), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph 58.5 x 82.5 cm., on mount 60.6 x 83.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town set in rolling Sierra Nevada foothills. Marginal views include businesses, churches, residences, and public buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): R.H.; (LC, within image): W.W. Elliott, lith., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Published by the Weekly Observer, 1888; (LR, within image): Sketched by L. Roethe. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Churches; Dwellings; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Auburn, [Placer County] Cal[ifornia] [not before 1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:0851--F

Creator/Collector: Cook, C. B., artist Elliott, William W. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 58 x 81.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town in Sierra Nevada foothills with scattered buildings and numerous surrounding homes and orchards. Marginal views include residences; factory; mill; businesses; peach, olive and orange orchards; and C.P.R.R. railroad depot. Presented by real estate company.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): W.W. Elliott, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR, within image): C.B. Cook, del. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Agriculture; Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Industry; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Auburn, Placer County, California, 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0863--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Parkinson, W. K. (active ca. 1857), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.9 x 69.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town in Sierra Nevada foothills; wagon and stagecoach on road; US flag on flag pole in center. Marginal views include private residences, banks, hotels, and businesses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): Drawn from nature & lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] Francisco; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LC, below title): Published by W.K. Parkinson; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey. Each image captioned. For variant see 1963.002:0658--D.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Hotels; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Forrest Hill, Placer County [California] 1857 1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0864--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 51.4 x 62.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Scarcely populated settlement in Sierra Nevada foothills surrounded by wooded area. Marginal views include residences, and views of businesses and mines including Alabama Co., Northwood & Fast, Forrest Hill Tunnels and The Jenny Lind Co.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): Britton & Rey, print.; (LC, below title): Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], San Francisco; (LR): From nature & lith[ographe]d by Kuchel & Dresel. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Mining; Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

Todds Valley, Placer County, California, 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0865--D

Creator/Collector: Read & Hall (active ca. 1857), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 54 x 70.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement surrounded by rolling, wooded Sierra Nevada foothills. Marginal views include views of local businesses, banks, residences, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (MC): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... Cal[ifornia]; (LC, below title): Published by Read & Hall; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Yankee Jims', Placer County, California, 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0866--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Scott & Brother (active ca. 1857), publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 54 x 69.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town in Sierra Nevada foothills. Marginal views include residences and businesses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (LL): Drawn from nature and lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], San Francisco; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LC, below title): Published by Scott & Brother; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey. Each image captioned.

Business enterprises; California, Northern; Dwellings; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Placer mining at Foster's Bar, California] 185[1?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1353--FR

Creator/Collector: Narjot, Ernest (1826-1898) , French, artist
Physical Description: painting on millboard: oil 30.2 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Gold mining operation along bank of river; miners at work with sluices and two wooden hydraulic waterwheels. Camp with makeshift huts and tents on hillside.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): E. Narjot, 185[1?]. Label (on verso): Prepared Millboard/Winsor & Newton.... Handwritten annotations (on verso).

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

Oil paintings

 

Bird's-eye view of Auburn, Placer Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] 1891 1891 BANC PIC 1963.002:1463--E

Creator/Collector: Elliott, Howard B. (active ca. 1891), artist Elliott Pub. Co. (active ca. 1889), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 58.5 x 81.5 cm., on mount 62 x 84 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of town in Sierra Nevada foothills; railroad and orchards at left; housing development in center. Marginal views include local businesses, hotels, churches, residences, and proposed railroad depot.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Elliott Pub. Co., 120 Sutter St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): H.B. Elliott, artist. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Churches; Dwellings; Hotels; Railroads; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Northern California: Sacramento

 

Sutter's Fort [Sacramento, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0196--A

Creator/Collector: Richardson, J. H., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 17.1 x 23.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Entrance to Sutter's Fort showing high wall; US flag flies over main building; soldiers stand in line; men on horseback in foreground

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Richardson scul.

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

Engravings

 

[View of Sacramento, California in 1849] [not before 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:0198--D

Creator/Collector: Le Breton, L. , French, artist and lithographer E. Savary et Cie , French, publisher Bry, Auguste , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 50.4 x 64.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses (hot cake and coffee tent, City Hotel, Eagle Theatre, Eldorado Exchange, Freemont House, General Jackson's Hotel, J.B. Starr & Company, and others), tents, and wagons; building materials and cargo on bank; numerous vessels including sailing ships, sidewheel steamship, and rowboats on river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Ville de Sacramento. Printed (LC, above title): 46; (LL): Dess. et lith par L. Le Breton, Paris, E. Savary et C[ompagn]ie editeurs, 10 Place du Louvre; (LR): Paris imp. par Auguste Bry, 142 r[ue] du Bac, London, Gambart et Co., 25 Berners S[tree]t, Oxford S[tree]t. For variants see 1963.002:1880--C and 1963.002:1535:01--D. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; Hotels; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Agricultural Hall, Sacramento, California] [1850-1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0199--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 8.2 x 13.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Two-story building with large sign above second floor reading: Agricultural Hall; several other business signs including: New England Seed Store, Warren & Co., Fruit & Ornamental Trees, Miners Supplies, etc. indicate building is store. Men and women on upper and lower porch; agricultural and mining equipment, boxes, barrels, and other objects in and around store.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (on verso): Sac[ramen]to 1850-2, burned Nov[ember] 1852.

Agriculture; Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.)

Engravings

 

[Sacramento in California: hope of an emigrant] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0200--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 32.4 x 43.4 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Sacramento in Californien; (LC): Des Auswanderers Hoffnung. Printed (LC, above title): Verlags Magazin in Berlin, Alte Jacobs Str. 71; (LR): [...] in Berlin. Inscriptions in German.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Sacramento in California: hope of an emigrant] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0201--B

Creator/Collector: Hesse, J. , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 35.9 x 49.2 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Sacramento in Californien; (LC): Des Auswanderers Hoffnung. Printed (LR): Druck v. J. Hesse in Berlin. Inscriptions in German.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Sacramento Citi [sic] [California] 1859 BANC PIC 1963.002:0215 (recto)--B

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen 26.3 x 43.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking down Sacramento River with boats (sailing vessels, steamships, and barges) docked along bank; Sacramento waterfront with buildings and trees in right distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (in artist's hand) (LR). Date and signature (LR): Juli[sic] 21, 1859, E. L. Attribution based on enclosure with item 1963.002:0279--A. See also 1963.002:0216--B and 1963.002:0217--B.

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

Drawings

 

[Crescent City Hotel, Sacramento, California] [1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:0215 (verso)--B

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen 26.3 x 43.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View from covered veranda of commercial street with signs identifying Crescent City Hotel, Daguerreian Gallery, Simon's Tylor & Co., and other businesses; numerous US flags fly near central dome top building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): Citi[sic] hotel, Cakramento [sic] [...]. Date from recto. Attribution based on enclosure with item 1963.002:0279--A. See also 1963.002:0216--B and 1963.002:0217--B.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Hotels; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Drawings

 

[View of a corner of commercial street, Sacramento, California] [1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:0216--B

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and wash 26.3 x 43.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Street corner with buildings identified by business signs; pedestrians and horse-drawn wagons in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten notes [mostly illegible], including (LR): [...] Cahramento [sic], No. 3[...]. Attribution based on enclosure with item 1963.002:0279--A. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0216--B. See also 1963.002:0217--B.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vehicles

Drawings

 

[Street scene, Sacramento, California] [1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:0217 (recto)--B

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and wash 26.2 x 43.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Street scene with wooden buildings including blacksmith shop, and coach and wagon makers (identified by business signs); carts, barrels, wheels, and blacksmith equipment scattered around; interior of shop with blacksmiths at work.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten notes [mostly illegible], including (LL): [...] Cahramento [sic]. Attribution based on enclosure with item 1963.002:0279--A. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0216--B. See also 1963.002:0217--B.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.)

Drawings

 

[View from side street, Sacramento, California] [1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:0217 (verso)--B

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and wash 26.2 x 43.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Side street with large building to right (Union Hotel?) and commercial street extending to left; debris and building materials scattered at back of alley.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten notes [mostly illegible]. Attribution based on enclosure with item 1963.002:0279--A. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0216--B. See also 1963.002:0217--B.

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

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

View of Sacramento City as it appeared during the great inundation [of 1850, California] [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0253--A

Creator/Collector: Casilear, George W. (active ca. 1860) , American, artist Ormsby, W. L. (active ca. 1850), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 13.9 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Flooded area looking from levee on Sacramento River down J Street. Numerous rafts and rowboats on water; animals, tents, cargo, houses, and buildings half submerged in flood waters.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Painted by G.W. Casilear; (LR): Eng[rave]d by W.L. Ormsby. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1537--E.

California, Northern; Events; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

Sacramento City [California] [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0255--A

Creator/Collector: McIlvaine, William, Jr. (1813-1867) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 16.4 x 24.8 cm.

Content/Description:

City with small group of buildings and few tents in wooded area; signs on buildings including City Hotel and Theatre.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): McIlvaine; (UR): 2. Plate 2 from "Sketches of scenery and notes of personal adventure in California and Mexico, by William M'Ilvaine, Jr., Philadelphia, 1850.

Buildings; California, Northern; Hotels; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Sacramento City, from the south [California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0258:04--A

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Bayard (1825-1878) , American, artist Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer Putnam, Geo. P. (active ca. 1850), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 11.9 x 18.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Settlement with buildings, houses, and tents surrounded by trees.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Bayard Taylor; (LC, below title): New York, Geo[rge] P. Putnam; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major.

California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

[Discovery of rich gold mines in Sacramento, California] [not before 1848] BANC PIC 1963.002:0265--A

Creator/Collector: Dembour et Gangel , French, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: woodcut, hand colored 19.9 x 28.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Gold mining scene with men gold panning, digging with picks, and transporting ore along narrow stream (includes Afro American man); group of men at left line up to weigh gold. Two buildings (mill?) and sailing ships in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title, text and lyrics about gold rush (UC, on verso): Découverte des riches mines d'or de Sacramento en Californie... Handwritten (UC): California. Date 1848 printed in body of text on verso. Printed (LC, on verso): Fabriqué d'Images de Dembour et Gangel, à Metz. et à Paris, rue Serpente, 7. Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Sacramento (Calif.)

Woodcuts

 

California gold diggers, mining operations on the western shore of the Sacramento River [between 1849 and 1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0266 (copy)--B

Creator/Collector: Kelloggs & Comstock (1849-1852) , American, publisher Ensign & Thayer (active ca. 1847-ca. 1851), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 24.4 x 34 cm.

Content/Description:

Diverse crowd of men (including Indians and Afro-Americans) and one elder woman at work along busy river bank. Miners use various tools including baskets, gold pans, shovels, picks and cradles and wear costumes reflecting their backgrounds. Mining camp and rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Kelloggs & Comstock, 150 Fulton St[reet], New York & 136 Main St[reet], Hartford, Conn.; (LC, below title): 370; (LR): Ensign & Thayer, 12 Exchange St[reet], Buffalo. Date based on active dates of publisher. For variant see 1963.002:0471--C.

Afro-Americans; California, Northern; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Miners; Mining; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

California gold diggers, mining operations on the western shore of the Sacramento River [between 1849 and 1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0266--B

Creator/Collector: Kelloggs & Comstock (1849-1852) , American, publisher Ensign & Thayer (active ca. 1847-ca. 1851), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 24.4 x 34 cm.

Content/Description:

Diverse crowd of men (including Indians and Afro-Americans) and one elder woman at work along busy river bank. Miners use various tools including baskets, gold pans, shovels, picks and cradles and wear costumes reflecting their backgrounds. Mining camp and rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Kelloggs & Comstock, 150 Fulton St[reet], New York & 136 Main St[reet], Hartford, Conn.; (LC, below title): 370; (LR): Ensign & Thayer, 12 Exchange St[reet], Buffalo. Date based on active dates of publisher. For variant see 1963.002:0471--C.

Afro-Americans; California, Northern; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Miners; Mining; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

[Sacramento City, 1850, California] [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0277--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: wash, pencil, and gouache 12.4 x 17.8 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC).

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

Cityscapes; Wash drawings

 

[Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, California] [ca. 1880?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0282--A

Creator/Collector: Austin, Amanda Petronella (1859-1917) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 12.6 x 35.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Building with dilapidated roof in landscape setting, overgrown grass near fort; trees at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): A. Austin.

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

Paintings; Watercolors

 

[State Capitol in Sacramento, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0313--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 18.2 x 21.4 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Three-quarter view of building with people strolling on grounds.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Californiste Skitser: Kapitoliet i Sacramento. Inscriptions in German.

Buildings; California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.)

Engravings, color

 

State Capitol at Sacramento [California] [189-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0314--B

Creator/Collector: Meeker, E. J. (active ca. 1890), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 30.4 x 40.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Southeast corner of State Capitol building from corner of 10th and L Streets; horse-drawn carriage and pedestrians in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC): By E.J. Meeker. Printed (LR, within image): EJM (monogram).

Buildings; California, Northern; Sacramento (Calif.)

Photomechanical prints

 

Sacramento City, California [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0406--A

Creator/Collector: Dopler, E., artist Worcester, F. E., etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 19.2 x 27.8 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): 1851. Printed (LL): E. Dopler, del.; (LR): Worcester, sc. Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

View of Sutter's Fort, near Sacramento City, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0407--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 17.7 x 28 cm.

Content/Description:

Buildings of Sutter's Fort behind high walls; train of pack mules, horses, and people crossing small bridge over river in foreground

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion. Printed (on verso): F. Gleason, publisher and proprietor, Boston, Mass[achusetts].

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

Engravings, color

 

The gold district, California: mining operations on the western shore of the Sacramento River [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0471--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 41.9 x 56.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Diverse crowd of men (including Indians and Afro-Americans) and one elder woman at work along busy river bank. Miners use various tools including baskets, gold pans, shovels, picks and cradles and wear costumes reflecting their backgrounds. Mining camp and rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LR): For sale at 92 Fulton St[reet]. For variant see 1963.002:0266--B.

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Indians of North America; Miners; Mining; Rivers

Lithographs

 

[Images related to John Sutter in Sacramento, California] [c1879?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0483:01--B

Creator/Collector: Thompson & West (active ca. 1880) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 26.5 x 34.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Trompe l'oeil collage of five images (meant to look like note board) showing Sutter's Fort, Sutter's Mill, General John Sutter, Sacramento City, and Sacramento in the flood of 1853.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LL): Published by Thompson & West. Each image captioned. Probably plate from: History of Sutter County, California (Thompson & West, 1879).

California, Northern; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs

 

A bird's-eye view on the cattle ranch of Daniel McCarty... east of Sacramento, Cal[ifornia] [not before 1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:0483:02--B

Creator/Collector: Thompson & West (active ca. 1880) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 28.2 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Ranch comprised of several buildings; pastures with cattle grazing and low hills in distance; railroad at right with loading depot at ranch; several horse-drawn carriages and carts on road.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): A birds-eye view on the cattle ranch of Daniel McCarty, 352 Acres, purchased in 1878, along the/American River, 1 1/2 mile east of Sacramento, Cal[ifornia]. Printed (LL): By Thompson & West.

Buildings; California, Northern; Cattle; Ranches; Sacramento (Calif.); Vehicles

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

The great conflagration at Sacramento, California [1852?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0649--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 17.7 x 23.5 cm., on mount 21.5 x 30.9 cm.

Content/Description:

City engulfed in flames seen across Sacramento River; figures in rowboats and sidewheel steamship in foreground. Probably the fire of November 2 and 3, 1852.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): The great conflagration at Sacramento, California -- see page 11. From periodical (Harpers Weekly?).

California, Northern; Events; Fires; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

[Sacramento River, where the biggest known piece of gold was found, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0662--A

Creator/Collector: Judels, A. (active ca. 1850) , Dutch?, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 16.6 x 23.4 cm., on mount 24.2 x 36.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of miners in camp along river gathered around man holding gold nugget; tens, cook fire, and equipment nearby with other camps along river in distance. The nugget was apparently the largest ever found and weighed approximately thirteen pounds.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Sacremento Rivier waar Het Grootste Bekende Stuk Goud Gevonden Is., Californie: Dit Stuk Goud woog circa dertien pond in zuiver gehalt. Printed (LC, above title): Te Amsterdam by Judels. Label attached to mount (on verso): John Howell/importer and publisher of books/434 Post Street, San Francisco 2/California/Sacramento River, where the/biggest known piece of gold/was found, California. This/piece of gold weighed approxi-/mately 13 pounds of pure finess./Translated from Dutch title. /California on Stone, p. 130/Excessively rare. Inscriptions in Dutch.

California, Northern; Camping; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Sacramento Valley, Cal[ifornia] c1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:0674--A

Creator/Collector: Key, John Ross (1832-1920) , American, artist L. Prang & Co. (active 1868-ca. 1873) , American, lithographer and publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph, color 17.7 x 35.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Sacramento(?) River with sailboat and rowboat on water; flat valley extends to distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LR). Signature in original (LL): J.R. Key, [18]72. Printed (LC): Entered... 1873 by L. Prang & Co... ; (UL, on mount): Sacramento Valley.

California, Northern; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Vessels

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View of a part of the levee, Sacramento [California], between N & O Street, 1850 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0686--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and crayon 20.4 x 32.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Street with storefronts of five buildings; including hotel, warehouse, and bakery; each bearing sign.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (UC). Handwritten signs on buildings (L to R): Pacific Hotel by J.D. Winters; C.B. Gallagher; Ce[n]tral Warehouse/Ewer Building; Fronts Bakery, Robertson; Clinton House.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Hotels; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Bird's-eye view of the city of Sacramento, state capitol of California, 1870 1870 BANC PIC 1963.002:0842--E

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 78.4 x 89 cm.

Content/Description:

City with extensive downtown and residential areas; state capitol building at right, train depot at left. Sacramento River with numerous steamships, ferries, sidewheel steamships, etc.; American River in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by Augustus Koch; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

A bird's-eye view of Sacramento [California]: the city of the plain c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0860--F

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist and publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 79.9 x 100.1 cm.

Content/Description:

City seen from above Sacramento River with waterfront area, ships, steamships, barges, etc. in foreground. Marginal views include local businesses, churches, public buildings, hotels, theaters, and industry. Includes view of Sutter's Fort in 1846 and Sacramento in 1849.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Geo[rge] H. Baker... California; (LC, below title): Drawn, designed & published by/Geo[rge] H. Baker/Sac[ramento] 1857/lithography of Britton & Rey, San Francisco. Handwritten (LR): From your friend/[J. Corbert?]. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

View of Mississippi Bar, [Sacramento] California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1302--F

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: ink and wash 42.5 x 111.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across American River; numerous individual mining sites (mounds) being worked by miners in foreground; camps composed of small buildings and tents beyond mining operations.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC).

California, Northern; Mining; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.)

Landscapes; Wash drawings

 

[Sidewheel steamship "Chrysopolis"on Sacramento River, California] [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:1355--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 50.5 x 82 cm.

Content/Description:

Sidewheel steamship "Chrysopolis" with twin smokestacks churns along river preceded by two sailboats; two simple houses on far shore; small mountain rises in distance. " Chrysopolis" (1050 tons, length 245 feet) was built in 1860; rebuilt in 1875 as ferry steamer "Oakland" which was lost by fire in 1940.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text within image. Historical information from Inventory Sheets.

California, Northern; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Vessels; Vessels

Marines (Visual works); Oil paintings

 

[Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, California] [ca. 1900] BANC PIC 1963.002:1383--FR

Creator/Collector: Vivian, Calthea C. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1926) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 31 x 41 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across pond with remnants of building from Sutter's Fort in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text (on canvas, on verso). Signature (LR): C.C. Vivian.

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

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Sacramento City in California] [ca. 1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:1438--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.3 x 22.6 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Sacramento City in Californien. Printed (UL): Ms. C.L. No. 1389; (LL): Aus d. Kunstant d. Bibl. Inst. in Hildbh.; (LR): Eigenthum d. Verleger. Date based on similar images of Sacramento. Inscriptions in German.

California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

Sacramento City: waterfront with contemplated improvements, by J. B. M. Crooks & Co. [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1535--E

Creator/Collector: Boyd, Thomas C. (active ca. 1856-ca. 1860), artist Hoffman, Victor, lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 63.2 x 95.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Busy waterfront on Sacramento River with wagons, oxen, carriages, horses, railroad train, cargo, and pedestrians. Three paddle wheel steamships: "Young America," "Queen City," and "New World" near dock. City and shops in distance (J Street?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Designed by Thomas Boyd; (LC, above title): Printed by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR, within image): Victor Hoffman, fec.; (LR): Drawn on stone by V. Hoffman.

Business enterprises; California, Northern; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Sacramento City, Ca[lifornia] from the foot of J. Street... c1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:1535:01--D

Creator/Collector: Cooper, George Victor (1810-1878) , American, artist Parsons, Charles R. (1821-1910) , American, lithographer Wm. Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1852), lithographer Stringer & Townsend, publisher Brainerd, A., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.3 x 67.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses (hot cake and coffee tent, City Hotel, Eagle Theatre, Eldorado Exchange, Freemont House, General Jackson's Hotel, J.B. Starr & Company, and others), tents, and wagons; building materials and cargo on bank; numerous vessels include sailing ships, sidewheel steamship, and rowboats on river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Sacramento City, Ca[lifornia] from the foot of J. Street, showing I, J, & K St[reet]s with the Sierra Nevada in the distance. Printed (LL, within image): C. Parsons; (LL): Drawn Dec[ember] 20th, 1849 by G.V. Cooper; (LC, below title): Entered... 1850 by A. Braine[r?]d... N[ew] Y[ork]; (LR): Lith. of W[illia]m Endicott & Co., N[ew] York. Printed legend. For variants see 1963.002:0198--D and 1963.002:1880--D.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Hotels; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Sutters's Fort, Sacramento, Cal[ifornia] 1847 1847 BANC PIC 1963.002:1536--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 38.4 x 65.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Fort with high walls surrounding inner buildings; US flag flying in center; group of Indians at left and other figures near fort; building at right bears sign reading: S. Brannan & Co.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

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

Lithographs, color

 

View of Sacramento City: as it appeared during the great inundation in January 1850 [California] c1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:1537--E

Creator/Collector: Geo. W. Casilear & Henry Bainbridge (active ca. 1850), artist Sarony, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 57.5 x 91 cm.

Content/Description:

Flooded area looking from levee on Sacramento River down J Street. Numerous rafts and rowboats on water; animals, tents, cargo, houses, and buildings half submerged in flood waters.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature by Geo. W. Casilear & Henry Bainbridge/Entered... 1850 by Casilear & Bainbridge... New York/Lith of Sarony, New York. Printed legend. For variant see 1963.002:0253--A.

California, Northern; Events; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[View of Sacramento, California, 1849] [not before 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:1880--C

Creator/Collector: Le Breton, L. , French, engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: etching, hand colored 24.8 x 36.7 cm., image on paper 43.4 x 60.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses (hot cake and coffee tent, City Hotel, Eagle Theatre, Eldorado Exchange, Freemont House, General Jackson's Hotel, J.B. Starr & Company, and others), tents, and wagons; building materials and cargo on bank; numerous vessels include sailing ships, sidewheel steamship, and rowboats on river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Vue de Sacramento. Printed (LR): Le Breton, sc. Date of view based on comparison to 1963.002:1535:01--D. For variants see 1963.002:1880--C and 1963.002:1535:01--D. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Frontier & pioneer life; Hotels; Rivers; Sacramento (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Etchings

 

Northern California: San Francisco - cityscapes

 

View of South Park from Third Street [San Francisco, California] [1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0207--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), undetermined (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 25.1 x 54.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Elegant residential buildings (townhouses) enclosing central plaza; park with fountain in center; Italianate facades at end of each block. Fashionably dressed pedestrians strolling, in carriages, and on horseback in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Date and attribution based on Inventory Sheet notes.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Hayes Valley [San Francisco, California] [1862?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0211--C

Creator/Collector: Gifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), artist and lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph 33.9 x 52.4 cm., on mount 42.2 x 60.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Sparsely populated residential area with hills and Mount Davidson in distance; track and trains of San Francisco Market Street Railway Company in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Printed (LL): [... ] del. et lith; (LR): Printed by L. [Nagel?]. Handwritten (on verso): From Mrs. Margaret D. [Liggerald?] 630 Chapel Street, Schenektady, N[ew] Y[ork]/L[ouis] Nagel Print/C.B. Gifford, del. & lith./shows Market Street railroad/Peters p.167, pl.79, possibly 1862, [Nare?].

California, Northern; Dwellings; Railroads; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vehicles

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

San Francisco [California] [1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0212--C

Creator/Collector: Hildebrandt, Eduard (1881-1869) , German, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: photomechanical 27.5 x 37.9 cm., on mount 46 x 56.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Looking up California Street from Montgomery showing Nob Hill, Saint Mary's Cathedral, First Congregational Church, the Parrot Building, and steam streetcar.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LL). Printed (LR, within image): E. Hildebrandt. Handwritten (LC): 1862. Original artist's label (on verso): No.12/Ed. Hildebrandt/strasse in St. Francisco/mit einem Dampf-Omnibus/chromofacsimiliert nach dem Aquarell aus der/Sammlung des Herrn Richard Goehde/Verlag von R.Wagner/Berlin, Mauerstrasse 36. Eduard Hildebrandt roles unclear. Resembles a view published as part of an album of famous city views, Vue d'Optique, by Wincklemann & Söhne of Berlin (cf. Peters, Harry T., California on Stone, p.128) Inscriptions in German.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Street corner in Chinatown, San Francisco, California] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1963.002:0280--FR

Creator/Collector: Blum, Robert F. (1857-1903) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor and gouache 47.3 x 24.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Busy street corner lined with three story buildings with elaborately carved cornices and balconies; facades decorated with paper lanterns and flowers. Open markets on street level; figures wearing traditional dress crowd streets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): R. Blum.

California, Northern; Chinese; Manners & customs; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Watercolors

 

[View of San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0532--C

Creator/Collector: Rouargue, Adolphe (active ca. 1850-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: engraving 33.3 x 50.4 cm., on mount 46 x 61.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from heights of Sacramento and Taylor Streets (made after photograph); bay with Yerba Buena Island in distance; Telegraph Hill to left; densely packed buildings, houses, and churches in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): La Ville de San Francisco, Californie- Vue prise des hauteurs des rues Sacramento et Taylor-D'après une photographie. Printed (LL, within image): A. Rouargue, del. From French magazine. Inscriptions in French.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

California, view of Sansome Street, showing the center of the jobbing trade of San Francisco and the Bank of California [1878] BANC PIC 1963.002:0534--A

Creator/Collector: Bradley & Rulofson, photographer (based on original by)
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 18.2 x 24.4 cm., on mount 22.9 x 30.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Busy city street with horses, wagons, carriages, streetcars, and pedestrians.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, following title): from a photograph by Bradley & Rulofson. Date handwritten (LR): 1878.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

San Francisco, Upper California, in 1847 c1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:0538--A

Creator/Collector: Prevost, V. (active ca. 1849), artist Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 17.7 x 35.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Rincon point looking inland with Telegraph Hill rising to right. Scattered buildings on shore and few boats and sailing ships in harbor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn on stone by V. Prevost; (LC, above title): Entered... 1849 by Robert Wells... New York; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major, 117 Fulton St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork].

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] in 1848 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0539--A

Creator/Collector: Maclure, MacDonald, & Maggregor (active ca. 1865) , British, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 14.1 x 22.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from bay (from below Telegraph Hill?) looking toward small group of buildings lying below slope. Several row boats and two sailing ships on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): In 1865 the fourth commercial city in America, population 160,000. Printed (LL): Maclure, MacDonald, & Maggregor, litho./37 Walbrook, London.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] [185-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0540--A

Creator/Collector: Lechard , French, artist Sarazin , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 10.5 x 15.4 cm., on sheet 16 x 26.2 cm.

Content/Description:

San Francisco harbor looking toward Telegraph Hill from Rincon Point area. Several figures on road in foreground; buildings, dwellings, and Yerba Buena harbor with ships and pier in middleground; bay and hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): San Francisco/(Californie). Printed (LL): Lechard, del.; (LC): Sara[z]in Imp., r[ue] Git le Coeur 8, Paris; (LR): Lechard sculp. Inscriptions in French.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

San Francisco [California] [186-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0541--A

Creator/Collector: Ormsby, W. L. (active ca. 1850), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 15.2 x 24.1 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking south from Russian Hill towards Yerba Buena harbor. Campers in tents with cook pots and other figures (some miners?) carrying bundles, riding in carriages, and on horseback in foreground. Densely packed buildings and numerous ships in harbor in middleground and distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Eng[rave]d by W.L.Ormsby.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

San Francisco [California] [ca. 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0542--A

Creator/Collector: Herrmann, J. Meyer (active ca. 1854), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 20.3 x 25.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking toward harbor. Figures carry bundles in foreground; densely packed residences and buildings lead down to waterfront. Numerous ships in harbor, some on fire; Yerba Buena Island in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn after nature/Published for Herrmann J. Meyer, 164 William Str[eet] New York; (LR): For the proprietor Hermann J. Meyer/Copyright secured according to Act of Congress. For variant see 1963.002:0543--A.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

San Francisco [California] [c1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0543--A

Creator/Collector: Herrmann, J. Meyer (active ca. 1854), publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 20.3 x 25.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking toward harbor. Figures carry bundles in foreground; densely packed residences and buildings lead down to waterfront. Numerous ships in harbor, some on fire; Yerba Buena Island in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Aus. d. Kunstanst d. Bibl. Inst. in Hildbh.; (LR): Eigenthum d. Verleger. Handwritten (LC, on mount): Die fünf Weltteile, Hildburghausen Verlag des Bibliografischen Instituts...; (LC, on mat): c1854-0. Attribution based on variant 1963.002:0542--A. Inscriptions in German.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

Panorama of San Francisco [California] [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:0544 (copy)--A

Creator/Collector: Magnus, Charles (active 1858-1865) , American, seller
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.7 x 25.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from top of California Street looking down toward bay. In left distance is Alcatraz Island and Telegraph Hill. In center distance is Yerba Buena Island. Several figures on road in foreground; houses and buildings in middleground; Yerba Buena harbor with ships at anchor in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Sold by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort Street, New York. For variants see 1963.002:0105--A and 1963.002:0106--B.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

Panorama of San Francisco [California] [ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:0544--A

Creator/Collector: Magnus, Charles (active 1858-1865) , American, seller
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.7 x 25.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from top of California Street looking down toward bay. In left distance is Alcatraz Island and Telegraph Hill. In center distance is Yerba Buena Island. Several figures on road in foreground; houses and buildings in middleground; Yerba Buena harbor with ships at anchor in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Sold by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort Street, New York. For variants see 1963.002:0105--A and 1963.002:0106--B.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0545--A

Creator/Collector: Capewell & Kimmel, engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 10 x 19 cm., on sheet 23.8 x 30.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from west overlooking city and bay; numerous buildings and houses in middleground; several pedestrians on road in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Eng[rave]d by Capewell & Kimmel, N[ew] Y[ork].

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

View of the town and harbour of San Francisco [California] [ca. 1849?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0548--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist Mansfield, H. (active ca. 1849), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.7 x 35.1 cm.

Content/Description:

View from south looking toward harbor and city of San Francisco; three men, two on horseback, in left foreground; sailing ships and sidewheel steamship in harbor; buildings and houses scattered on shore and Telegraph Hill in distance. Dense vegetation in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by Geo. H. Baker, Esq. Ar[?]; (LC, above title): Entered[?]... District of Connecticut; (LC, below title): Published by H. Mansfield, New Haven, Conn. See also Baker's print on lettersheet:1963.002:135.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

View of San Francisco [California] formerly Yerba Buena in 1846-7 [not before 1847] BANC PIC 1963.002:0549--D

Creator/Collector: Swasey, Capt. W. (active ca. 1847), publisher Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 52.5 x 59.4 cm.

Content/Description:

San Francisco looking inland from bay prior to the discovery of gold; several sailing ships, including the Portsmouth (ship), in harbor; few buildings on shore; Twin Peaks, Lone Mountain, Nob Hill, and other landmarks visible.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Executed by the Bosqui Eng. & Print. Co.; (LC, above title): Copyrighted; (LR): Designed & copied from views taken at the time & published by/Capt. W. Swasey/a continuing resident since 1845. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] 1851 c1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0550--C

Creator/Collector: Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer Bill, Henry (active ca. 1850-ca. 1857), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: lithograph, hand colored 32.1 x 43.3 cm.

Content/Description:

City and bay from Nob Hill; Yerba Buena Island in center; Telegraph Hill at left; ships in harbor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1851 by Henry Bill... New York; (LC, below title): Published for the History of the World by Henry Bill, New York; (LR): T. Sinclair's lith. Phil[adelphi]a. Printed legend.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] 1849 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:0551--E

Creator/Collector: Snow & Co. (active ca. 1849), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 48.4 x 86.1 cm.

Content/Description:

City and harbor looking from Rincon Point towards Telegraph Hill. Clustered buildings at left with US flag in center (Portsmouth Square). Signs on buildings in foreground read "Sherman & Ruckel," "P.M.S.S. Co.," and "S.H. Williams & Co." Ships in bay, one on fire (names identified in legend); Yerba Buena Island at right; several tents among buildings and small military camp in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Published by Snow & Co., 20 Post Street. Printed legend. For variant see 1963.002:1493--FR.

Business enterprises; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco in 1849 [California] c1894 BANC PIC 1963.002:0552 (variant)--F

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry (1831-1905) , British, artist H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 42 x 101.1 cm.

Content/Description:

View from foot of Montgomery Street looking north to Telegraph Hill; buildings and warehouses in center; ships in harbor at right; fenced residences at left; men in campsite with tents and cook fires in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed ((LL): Geo. H. Burgess Pinxit; (LC): Lith. H.S. Crocker Company, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Copyright 1894. Key (LL) entitled: San Francisco in July 1849.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California, 1849] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0552--E

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry (1831-1905) , British, artist (attributed to) H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 40.5 x 93.1 cm.

Content/Description:

View from foot of Montgomery Street looking north to Telegraph Hill; buildings and warehouses in center; ships in harbor at right; fenced residences at left; men in campsite with tents and cook fires.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Present of S.F. Stock Exchange. Date and attribution based on shelflist. Attribution to Burgess based on comparison to 1963.002:0552--F (variant).

California, Northern; Camping; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California], January 1852 [1852] BANC PIC 1963.002:0553--C

Creator/Collector: Eastman, Harrison (1823-1886) , American, artist Britton, Joseph (1825-1901) , British, lithographer Pollard & Britton (active ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 31.7 x 61.8 cm.

Content/Description:

City and bay from Nob Hill; Yerba Buena Island in center; Telegraph Hill at left; ships in harbor. Figures and houses in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): On stone by J. Britton; (LC, above title): Pollard & Britton Lith., San Francisco; (LR): Sketched by H. Eastman.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco, [California] 1854 c185[2] BANC PIC 1963.002:0554--B

Creator/Collector: Bill, Henry (active ca. 1850-ca. 1857), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 26 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking down California Street toward harbor; Telegraph Hill at left; numerous ships in harbor; houses and buildings in middleground; vegetation in foreground. Principal buildings and sites identified by legend.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... in the year 18[52?] by Henry Bill... District of Connecticut; (LC, below title, missing): [Published for the History of the World by Henry Bill, New York]. Printed legend. See also 1963.002:0555--B, 1963.002:0556--B, and 1963.002:0557--B. Views were also issued in 1850, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857, all copyrighted by Henry Bill, and all, save 1851, from the same plate.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco, [California] 1855 c185[2] BANC PIC 1963.002:0555--B

Creator/Collector: Bill, Henry (active ca. 1850-ca. 1857), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 26.8 x 44.9 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking down California Street toward harbor; Telegraph Hill at left; numerous ships in harbor; houses and buildings in middleground; vegetation in foreground. Principal buildings and sites identified by legend.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... in the year 185[2] by Henry Bill... District of Connecticut; (LC, below title): Published for the History of the World by Henry Bill, New York. Printed legend. See also 1963.002:0554--B, 1963.002:0556--B, and 1963.002:0557--B. Views were also issued in 1850, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857, all copyrighted by Henry Bill, and all, save 1851, from the same plate.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco, [California] 1856 c185[2] BANC PIC 1963.002:0556--B

Creator/Collector: Bill, Henry (active ca. 1850-ca. 1857), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 31.3 x 43.8 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking down California Street toward harbor; Telegraph Hill at left; numerous ships in harbor; houses and buildings in middleground; vegetation in foreground. Principal buildings and sites identified by legend.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... in the year 185[2] by Henry Bill... District of Connecticut; (LC, below title): Published for the History of the World by Henry Bill, New York. Printed legend. See also 1963.002:0554--B, 1963.002:0555--B, and 1963.002:0557--B. Views were also issued in 1850, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857, all copyrighted by Henry Bill, and all, save 1851, from the same plate.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco, [California] 1857 c185[3] BANC PIC 1963.002:0557--B

Creator/Collector: Bill, Henry (active ca. 1850-ca. 1857), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 26.8 x 44 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Nob Hill looking down California Street toward harbor; Telegraph Hill at left; numerous ships in harbor; houses and buildings in middleground; vegetation in foreground. Principal buildings and sites identified by legend.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... in the year 185[3] by Henry Bill... District of Connecticut; (LC, below title): Published for the History of the World by Henry Bill, New York. Printed legend. See also 1963.002:0554--B, 1963.002:0555--B, and 1963.002:0556--B. Views were also issued in 1850, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, and 1857, all copyrighted by Henry Bill, and all, save 1851, from the same plate.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco, California c1874 BANC PIC 1963.002:0566--D

Creator/Collector: Hess, Frederick (active ca. 1874), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 30.1 x 66 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view from Nob Hill area of densely populated city with Russian Hill to left and Rincon Point area to right. Marginal views include major buildings (hotels, churches, City Hall, etc.), streets, and city blocks. Includes scene of passengers for China and Japan preparing to board ship.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Frederick Hess, publisher. Each image captioned.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

San Francisco from Rincon Point [California] c1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0571--A

Creator/Collector: Otis, F. N. (active ca. 1856) , American?, artist Wellstood, W. (active ca. 1856) , American?, engraver Milddleton, Wallace & Co. (active ca. 1856) , American, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 14.6 x 24.9 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View from Rincon Point area looking toward Telegraph Hill. Man, woman, and children in residential garden in foreground; busy street, scattered houses, and buildings in middleground; and anchored ships in Yerba Buena Harbor in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by F.N. Otis; (LC below title): Engraved expressly for the Ladies' repository, by permission of F.N. Otis, M.D. in the US Mail Service. Entered... 1856 by F.N. Otis, ... New York/Middleton, Wallace & Co. printers Cin[ncinnati].O[hio].; (LR): Engraved by W. Wellstood. For variant see 1963.002:0576--F.

California, Northern; Children; Dwellings; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

View of San Francisco [California], 1850... c1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0572--B

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, artist Johnson, Theodore T. (active ca. 1850), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, hand colored 34.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Yerba Buena harbor from Rincon Point area looking towards Telegraph Hill; Russian Hill at left; numerous ships in harbor at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, within image): Kuchel d[el?]; (LL): Kuchel delt.; (LC, below title): Taken from a high point on South side/Published by the author of "Sights in the Gold Region & c"/Entered... 1850 by Theodore T. Johnson... Pennsylv[ania]; (LR): Lith. of P.S. Duval, Phila[delphia].

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

City of San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] c1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0573--E

Creator/Collector: Michelin, Francis (active ca. 1852), lithographer and printer Marvin & Hitchcock (active ca. 1852), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 60.2 x 81.4 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Bay and harbor from Nob Hill; Telegraph Hill at left; Yerba Buena Island in center; buildings and houses in middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lithographed & printed in tints by F. Michelin, 225 Fulton St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC, below title): Published by Marvin & Hitchcock, booksellers & stationers, San Francisco/Entered... 1852 by Charles Scribner... New York; (LR): From daguerreotypes taken on the spot.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California], 1860 1860 BANC PIC 1963.002:0575--F

Creator/Collector: Hutchings & Rosenfield (active ca. 1856), publisher Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 75.5 x 109.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View from base of Russian Hill with harbor at left and densely built city in center; vaqueros on horseback, woman in Spanish dress with child, other figures, pack mule, and goats in foreground. Marginal views include local businesses and Market Street railroad depot.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Hutchings & Rosenfield; (LR): Printed by L. Nagel, S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

City of San Francisco [California] c1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0576--F

Creator/Collector: Otis, F. N. (active ca. 1856) , American?, artist Parsons, Charles R. (1821-1910) , American, lithographer Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1854), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 66.6 x 112 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View from Rincon Point area looking toward Telegraph Hill. Man, woman, and children in residential garden in foreground; busy street, scattered houses, and buildings in middleground; and anchored ships in Yerba Buena Harbor in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lithographed by C. Parsons, N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC, above title): Deld. by F.N. Otis, M.D. surgeon in U.S.M. Steamship Cos. Service; (LR): Printed by Endicott & Co., N[ew] Y[ork]. For variant see 1963.002:0571--A.

California, Northern; Children; Dwellings; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] MDCCCLV [1855] 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0585--FR

Creator/Collector: Meryon, Charles (active ca. 1856) , French, engraver Delatre, A. (active ca. 1856) , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 24 x 101 cm.

Content/Description:

Panoramic view of city looking from Nob Hill; houses and buildings in middleground with sailing ships on San Francisco Bay; Yerba Buena Island, Alcatraz, and Telegraph Hill in distance. Two allegorical figures flank central panel bearing title; initials JBB (J.B. Bayerque) and AP (Alfred Pinoche), two San Francisco bankers, appear next to two portrait medallions.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): JBB; (LR): AP; (LL): C. Meryon, del. sculp. Paris 1856; (LR): A. Delatre imp. Rue Fg. Poissonnière 149. Inscriptions in French.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings; Portraits

 

View of San Francisco [California]: taken from the western hill at the foot of Telegraph Hill, looking toward Rincon Point and Mission Valley c1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0586--E

Creator/Collector: Bainbridge, Henry (active ca. 1851), artist Casilear, George W. (active ca. 1860) , American, artist and publisher Sarony & Major (active ca.1846-ca. 1857) , American, lithographer Atwill & Company (active ca. 1853), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 64.2 x 93.9 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View looking south from Telegraph Hill. Yerba Buena cove, island, and harbor at left; wharves and city at right. Large, diverse group of men and women; including Chinese, Spaniards, miners, settlers and others; camp in tents, cook, carry bundles, tend livestock, walk, and drive in wagons in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature by Henry Bainbridge & Geo[rge] W. Casilear; (LC, below title): Published by Geo[rge] W. Casilear, New York City, and by Atwill, San Francisco, California; (LR): Lith. of Sarony & Major, 117 Fulton St[reet], New York. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Women

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Lombard, North Point, and Greenwich Docks, San Francisco [California]: ships Great Republic, Hurricane, and Zenobia discharging [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0587--F

Creator/Collector: Gifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), artist Eastman, Harrison (1823-1886) , American, lithographer Nahl, Hugo Wilhelm Arthur (1833-1889) , German, lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 75 x 100.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Busy wharf area with warehouses (Scott's, Flynt's, Bay, Lombard, and North Point), coal yards, and sailing ships being loaded. Alcatraz Island and bay in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): On stone by H. Eastman & A. Nahl; (LC): Drawn from nature by C.B. Gifford; (LR): L. Nagel, print., S[an] F[rancisco].

Bays; Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[San Francisco from elevated point on south coast, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0598--C

Creator/Collector: Le Breton, L. , French, lithographer E. Savary et Cie , French, publisher E. Gambart et Co., publisher Bry, Auguste , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 39.4 x 54.8 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking from Rincon Point area; city and harbor with ships and pier in center; Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, and bay in distance; several tents scattered between buildings; figures in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC]: San Francisco, vue prise d'un point élevé du côté sud, Californie [California]. Printed (LL): Dessiné et lithog. par L. Le Breton, Paris, E. Savary et C[ompagn]ie, Edit. 10, Place de Louvre; (LR): Paris. Imp. par Auguste Bry, 149 r[ue] du Bac, London, Published by E. Gambart et Co. Embossed stamp (LL): E. Savary et Cie, Editeurs, Paris. Inscriptions in French.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[View of San Francisco and bay from California Street] [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:0599--D

Creator/Collector: Bayot (active ca. 1855), artist Sabatier, L. , French?, lithographer Lemercier (active ca. 1855) , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 52.7 x 71.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking from Nob Hill down California Street towards Yerba Buena island; Italianate peasant woman and several miners with mules in foreground; tightly clustered buildings in middleground; ships in harbor. Based on Daguerreotype.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): San Francisco. Printed (LL): Lith. par L. Sabatier, d'après un Daguerreotype/Paris, Bulla Frères et Jouy, Editeurs/Berlin, Fd. Ebner, 196 Friedrichsstrasse; (LC, above title): Figures par Bayot; (LR): Imp. Lemercier, Paris/London, E. Gambart & Co., 25 Bernes S. Oxf. S./New York, Emile Seitz, 413 Broadway. Inscriptions in French.

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

Lithographs, color; Photomechanical prints

 

View of the town and harbour of San Francisco, California, from the Signal Hill c1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0600--D

Creator/Collector: Collinson (active ca. 1851), artist Boosey, W. (active ca. 1851), lithographer Ackerman & Co. (active ca. 1851) , British, publisher M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 41.5 x 79 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View from Telegraph Hill looking towards Yerba Buena harbor at left and Montgomery Street at right; south bay in distance. Several figures (Spaniards), campers with tents, and signal building in foreground; numerous ships in bay; wharves and densely packed buildings of city to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn on stone by W. Boosey from a sketch by Capt[ai]n Collinson R.E.; (LR): M. & N. Hanhart Lith. Printers; (LC): London published Nov. 12 1851 by Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand. Index identifying sites of interest.

Bays; California, Northern; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Spaniards

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[View of San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0601--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 40.6 x 53.9 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking city with densely packed buildings, with spires of several churches visible; Telegraph Hill at left; pedestrians in streets and others hiking and gardening in foreground; harbor and Yerba Buena Island in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Ports de mer d'Amérique (LC): Vue de San Francisco: vista de San Francisco. Printed (UC): Ports de mer d'Amérique. Inscriptions in French.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View of San Francisco taken from the hill at the head of California Street [1850] BANC PIC 1963.002:0606--D

Creator/Collector: Corson & Armstrong, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 51.8 x 71.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Oval central view from Nob Hill towards harbor with Yerba Buena Island in distance; Telegraph Hill to left; Rincon Point to right. Numerous buildings and ships in middleground. Four circular views at corners include: Telegraph Buildings, City Hall, Gothic Hall, and map of city from 1850.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Date 1850 within image. Printed (LC, above title): Published by Corson & Armstrong, stationers, N[ew] Orleans.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The city of San Francisco, California, from Second Street, above Folsom [1857] BANC PIC 1963.002:0615--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 18.4 x 35.7 cm., on mount 20.4 x 36.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Clusters of buildings in middleground, bay with sailing ships to right, people strolling or on horseback in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten date (LR and on verso): 1857. From peridical.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings; Illustrations

 

Montgomery Street, San Francisco [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0618--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 20.1 x 27.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Busy street scene with diverse group of people (Indians, Mexicans, businessmen, pioneers, Chinese, women and children) involved in various activities.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

San Francisco from the Bay in 1847 [California] [not before 1847] BANC PIC 1963.002:0625:02--A

Creator/Collector: Howell, J. B. (active ca. 1850), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 9.2 x 10.8 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking inland from bay toward small settlement on shore; hills rising behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): J.B. Howell, del. From periodical.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

San Francisco in 1849 from head of Clay Street [California] [not before 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:0625:03--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 7.5 x 10.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Sparsely populated city from Nob Hill area; building with US flag in foreground; harbor with numerous sailing ships and bay in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From periodical.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

View of San Francisco in 1849, from head of California Street [not before 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:0625:04--A

Creator/Collector: Beaulieu (active ca. 1849), artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 7.8 x 10.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad, elevated view of sparsely populated city from Nob Hill area; Telegraph Hill to left; Yerba Buena Island, harbor with numerous sailing ships, piers, and bay in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed in original (LR, within image): Beaulieu, del. From periodical.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

Montgomery Street, San Francisco, 1849 [California] [not before 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:0626:02--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 9.8 x 10.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Street scene with men, animals, and wagons stuck in deep mud; buildings and tent with US flag in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From periodical?

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

[Vallejo Street and Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, California] [ca. 1849] BANC PIC 1963.002:0689--A

Creator/Collector: Gibson, G. [George?] (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853) , British, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 18.5 x 31.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Vallejo Street (street sign on building) with several clapboard buildings (New Orleans House, and others); pedestrians and carts in foreground; scattered buildings, including the signal house, and residences on slope of Telegraph Hill.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): G.G. (monogram of George Gibson).

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

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

[San Francisco street scene near waterfront] [ca. 1855?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0799--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 13.8 x 16.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Busy street in front of two, three-story brick buildings; several figures, bundles, horses, and cart near buildings. Open gateway between buildings (entrance to dock?). Appears to be departure area for ship passengers (identified as Sacramento and Leidesdorff Streets; location of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company's office).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (within image, sign on left building): Steamships; (center building):1851; (on verso) (modern?): N.E. cor[ner]. Sac[ramen]to & Leidesdorff. (Inventory Sheets note: See 1963.002:800. Possibly same hand; ca. 1855?).

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

Cityscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

[San Francisco harbor, California] 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1315--FR

Creator/Collector: Armstrong, Thomas (1818-1861) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 15.6 x 22.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View looking from Nob Hill area toward Yerba Buena harbor with small house in foreground and buildings clustered near shore; numerous ships in harbor; East Bay hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): To Julia/Much love from Tom; (LR): San Francisco Harbor, April 1849. Handwritten (on support): Gift of Mrs. Forbes/1910; (labels on verso): San Francisco 1849/American watercolor/found in attic/Marble-head Mass[achusetts].

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

Marines (Visual works); Watercolors

 

[San Francisco from Telegraph Hill, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1318--D

Creator/Collector: Edouart, Alexander (1818-1892) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and wash 33.7 x 53.2 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

City looking from Telegraph Hill above foot of Montgomery Street; signal tower at left; warehouses and other buildings to right; bay in left center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Signal tower; (LR): Montgomery block; (on verso): Alexander Edouart, 1818-1892, S[an] F[rancisco] from Telegraph Hill.

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

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Golden Gates, S[an] Francisco [California] 1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:1333--A

Creator/Collector: Chancellor, H. (active ca. 1884), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and watercolor 12.5 x 17.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Telegraph Hill looking toward Golden Gate; wharves and busy boulevard along waterfront; stone building with turret in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature and date (LR): H. Chancellor, 19 May [18]84.

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

Cityscapes; Drawings; Watercolors

 

[View of bay from hills above San Francisco, California] 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:1357--FR

Creator/Collector: Ferran, Augusto (1813-1879) , Spanish, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 30.5 x 60.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Sunrise from hilltop near Pacific Heights. Broad view of San Francisco Bay with ships in harbor and Yerba Buena Island in distance. Male figure (Mexican?) in foreground near campsite with tents, horses, and livestock; other figures on hillside.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title and date (LL): Vista de San Francisco, 1850. Inscriptions in Spanish.

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

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

View of that portion of the city of San Francisco [California] 1859 BANC PIC 1963.002:1464--E

Creator/Collector: Camerer, Eugene (1830-1898) , German, artist Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, hand colored 62.4 x 97.4 cm., on mount 73.7 x 102 cm.

Content/Description:

Seen from residence of N. Larco, Esq. on Green Street, Telegraph Hill looking south; harbor at left; family with women and children, and chicken next to millstone at right; man and woman onlookers and goats at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature by E. Camerer; (LC, above image): Lith. by Kuchel & Dresel; (LC, below image): 1859; (LR): L. Nagel print.

California, Northern; Children; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Women

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View of San Francisco taken from Telegraph Hill [California] 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:1490--D

Creator/Collector: Schultess, J. F. (active ca. 1850), artist Haywood, G., lithographer Corson & Armstrong, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 51.2 x 71.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Oval central view looking south from Telegraph Hill towards Rincon Point. Yerba Buena Island at left, numerous sailing ships in harbor; buildings, houses, and Montgomery Street at right; several tents in foreground. Four circular views of prominent buildings (including the Customs House, City Hall and others not identified) at corners.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): J.F. Schultess C. Eng. & Architect, San Francisco, fecit. July, 1850; (LC, above title): Published by Corson & Armstrong, stationers, N[ew] Orleans; (LR): G. Haywood's Lith[ograph]y, 180 Fulton St[reet], New York. Printed legend.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California], 1849 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1493--FR

Creator/Collector: Firks, Henry (active ca. 1850), artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer Jones, W. H. (active ca. 1849) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 42.5 x 85.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

City and harbor looking from Rincon Point towards Telegraph Hill. Clustered buildings at left with US flag in center (Portsmouth Square). Signs on buildings in foreground read "Sherman & Ruckel," "P.M.S.S. Co.," and "S.H. Williams & Co." Ships in bay, one on fire (names identified in legend); Yerba Buena Island at right. Several tents among buildings and small military camp in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): On stone by [TBB?]otson; (LC, below title): Drawn on the spot by Henry Firks, for W.H. Jones, esq. of San Francisco [publisher?]; (LR): T. Sinclairs Lith., 101 Chestnut St., Phila[delphia]. Printed legend. For variant see 1963.002:0551--E.

Bays; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View of San Francisco, Calif[ornia]: taken from Telegraph Hill, April 1850... c1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1495--FR

Creator/Collector: Palmer, Francis Florabond (Fanny) (1812-1876) , British, lithographer Currier, Nathaniel (1813-1888) , American, lithographer and publisher McMurtrie, William Birch (1816-1872) , American, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53 x 85.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

City and harbor looking from Telegraph Hill; sailing ships, sidewheel steamships, and other boats crowd bay. Houses and buildings along street in center, some with signs bearing business names. Signal house in left foreground; tents, miner and goats on slope.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): taken from Telegraph Hill, April 1850 by Wm. B. McMurtrie, daughtsman of the US Surveying Expedition; (LL): On stone by F. Palmer; (LR): Lith. & pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St[reet], cor[ner] of Spruce, N[ew] Y[ork]; (MC): Entered... 1851 by N. Currrier... (LC): Published by N. Currier, N[ew] Y[ork], William B. McMurtie, San Francisco. Printed legend.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] c1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1496--C

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), lithographer Henry Squire & Company (active ca. 1851) , British?, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 43.6 x 57.4 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View at sunrise looking east from above Montgomery Street toward bay; sailing ships in harbor, buildings and houses in middleground; Yerba Buena Island in distance. Men, women, and children in streets include Chinese, Spaniards and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): S[an] F[rancisco], Marryat delt.; (LC, below title): London published 1st July 1851 by Henry Squire & Comp[an]y, late Colnaught & Fuckle, 23 Cockspur Strebt [sic]; (LR): M.& N. Hanhart Chromo Lith. Impt. London. Reproduction print.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1496--FR

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), lithographer Henry Squire & Company (active ca. 1851) , British?, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 47.8 x 65.8 cm., visible image, dome top

Content/Description:

View at sunrise looking east from above Montgomery Street toward bay; sailing ships in harbor, buildings and houses in middleground; Yerba Buena Island in distance. Men, women, and children in streets include Chinese, Spaniards and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): S[an] F[rancisco] Marryat delt.; (LR): M.& N. Hanhart Chromo. Lith. Impt., London. Date and publisher based on comparison to 1963.002:1496--C.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[California Street, San Francisco] [189-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1506--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 35.5 x 52 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View looking east down California Street; Old Grace Cathedral at right and Old St. Mary's at left. Cable car tracks run down hill into hazy atmosphere with East Bay seen indistinctly in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

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

Cityscapes; Watercolors

 

[View of Golden Gate, San Francisco, California] [ca. 1870?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1516--xF591H72M48

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper (fore-edge of book): watercolor and gold leaf 3.8 x 23.4 cm., closed fore-edge

Content/Description:

Fore-edge painting of city looking towards Golden Gate over Fort Mason and Presidio areas. Multi-story buildings in foreground; three onlookers to right; sailing ships on San Francisco Bay in middleground; low hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Painted on gilded edge of: The poetical works of John Milton, James Tomson and Edward Young, ed. by Rev. H.F. Cary, A.M. (London: William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, 1841).

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

Cityscapes; Landscapes; Watercolors

 

The Plaza, Portsmouth Square, San Francisco [California] [188-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1545--FR

Creator/Collector: Gihon and Butler (Active ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 42 x 50.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View taken from Kearney and Merchant Streets of proposed plan for Portsmouth Square with sunken design for level park; multi-story, columned walkway surrounding park and central fountain; pedestrians, riders, horses, carriages, and wagons throughout scene; buildings, including City Hall in center, surround plaza.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Gihon and Butler; (LC, below title): As it should and as it may be, according to the plan proposed by J.J. Chauviteau, Esqre. View taken from Kearney and Merchant Streets.

Buildings; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Lithographs, color

 

A view of the town and harbor of San Francisco [California] 1849 BANC PIC 1963.002:1849--D

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist Badeau, J. F., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 17.5 x 29 cm., image on sheet 51.2 x 36.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Front page newspaper illustration showing view from Rincon Point looking north towards Telegraph Hill.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, below title): drawn and engraved expressly for The New York Weekly Tribune; (LL within image): Geo[rge] H. Baker; (UC, above title): New-York Weekly Tribune/New York, Saturday, September 8, 1849; (LR): Vol[ume] IX, No. 1, Whole No. 417; (LR): J.F. Badeau, sc., N[ew] Y[ork].

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Engravings; Illustrations

 

A view of Yerba Buena, San Francisco [California] 1933 BANC PIC 1963.002:1884--C

Creator/Collector: Hall, Parker (active ca. 1933), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 35.5 x 53.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of Yerba Buena harbor from south showing few scattered buildings, military post where soldiers raise US flag and several tents; sailing ship in harbor and men in rowboats going toward shore; Telegraph Hill and San Francisco Bay in distance. Scene depicts event of July 9, 1846 when Captain Montgomery, of the Sloop of War Portsmouth, raised the American flag in the plaza and seized the region for the United States.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC, within image). Handwritten (LL): 16/25. Printed (LC, within image, below title): On July 9, 1846, Capt[ain] Montgomery of the Sloop of War Portsmouth, raised the American flag in the plaza and seized the region for the United States; (LR, within image): Parker Hall, 1933.

Bays; California, Northern; Events; Harbors; Military facilities; Military personnel; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Northern California: San Francisco - bird's-eye views

 

[View of San Francisco, California] [1877] BANC PIC 1963.002:0527--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 53.9 x 84.3 cm., folded to 19 x 13.7 cm. in cover

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view looking southwest from bay across city to Pacific Ocean and down peninsula; waterfront area with numerous ships (steamships, sidewheel steamships, sailboats, sailing ships, ferries, etc.) in dock and on bay near wharves in foreground; Golden Gate in right distance. Includes advertisements in German and English for various San Francisco business including I.W. Taber and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Ansicht von San Francisco. Printed label (on cover): Balloon view of San Francisco. Date based on variant; see 1963.002:0588--D. Inscriptions in German.

Bays; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Advertisements; Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Graphic chart of the city and county of San Francisco [California] 1875 BANC PIC 1963.002:0528--E

Creator/Collector: L.R. Townsend, E. Wyneken & J. Mendenhall (active ca. 1875), artist Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer Marriott, F. (active ca. 1871), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph, b&w 61 x 96.6 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, above title): San Francisco Newsletter; (UC, below title): Respectfully dedicated to the leading interests of California and the Pacific Coast by Frederick Marriott, 1875; (ML): Revised & drawn by L.R. Townsend, E. Wyneken & J. Mendenhall, April 1875; (MR): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Masonic Cemetery, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0568--F

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 47.4 x 55.4 cm., image on sheet 60.5 x 80.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Cemetery, situated between Masonic and Parker Avenues, Turk and Fulton Streets; and surrounding area. Marginal views include tombs of Garratt, Fargo, Spreckles, Britton, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (LL, within image): H. Steinegger; (LC): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]/Masonic Cemetery, situated between Masonic and Parker Avenues, Turk and Fulton Streets, entrance on Turk Street and Golden Gate Avenue. Each image captioned.

California, Northern; Funerary facilities; San Francisco (Calif.)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco [California] looking south from North Point c1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0574--E

Creator/Collector: Gifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), artist G.T. Brown & Co. (1841-1918) , American, publisher and printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.5 x 86.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of densely populated city looking from north to south down peninsula. Telegraph Hill; Lombard, Greenwich and North Point docks; and ships (sailing, steam, and tugboats) in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by C.B. Gifford; (LC, above title): Entered... 1877 by G.T. Brown & Co.... /Published by G.T. Brown & Co., lithographers, 540 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco], Cal[ifornia]; (LR): Print by G.T. Brown & Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Key to Gray and Gifford's view of San Francisco [California], 1869 c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0577 (variant/supplement)--B

Creator/Collector: W. Vallance Gray & Charles B. Gifford (active ca. 1868-ca. 1868), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 28 x 43 cm.

Content/Description:

Key to lithographed view of San Francisco in 1869 including outlined principal buildings and sites, and detailed legend.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LC, within image): Entered... 1858 by W. Vallance Gray & C.B. Gifford... Northern District of the State of California.

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

Engravings; Keys (Legends)

 

Bird's-eye view of the city and county of San Francisco [California], 1868 c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0577--D

Creator/Collector: W. Vallance Gray & Charles B. Gifford (active ca. 1868-ca. 1868), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.5 x 76 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1868 by W. Vallance Gray & C.B. Gifford... California; (LC, below title): Designed, lithographed and published by/W. Vallance Gray & C.B. Gifford, 645 Market St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

San Francisco and surroundings, looking east: showing the bay and great interior valleys of California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0581--E

Creator/Collector: Elliott Pub. Co. (active ca. 1889), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 68 x 99.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Detailed grid of San Francisco and other locations around bay; local railroads identified including: N.P.C.R.R, S.P.R.R., Oakdale Branch S.P. and Westside Branch S.P., and others. Sites of interest, rivers, harbors, etc. identified within image.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Copyrighted and issued by The Elliott Pub. Co., S[an F[rancisco]. Printed (LC, below title): S[an] F[rancisco] and San Joaquin Valley Railroad: Stockton, Alameda, and San Jose [routes].

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

The greatest conflagration in the history of the world: the burning of San Francisco [California], April 18, 19, 20, 1906 [not before 1906] BANC PIC 1963.002:0582--E

Creator/Collector: Beck, Carl A. (active starting 1906), artist Schmidt Lithograph Company (active ca. 1900-ca. 1925), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 63.6 x 94.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city seen from foot of Market Street following earthquake; fire raging in downtown area and Nob Hill. Ferry building and piers in foreground

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): C.A. Beck; (LC): Over 450 square blocks were destroyed with a loss of over 500 million dollars/in the above scene the fire line is over five miles in length on the evening of the first day; (LR): Schmidt Lithograph Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

California, Northern; Events; Fires; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of eastern portion of San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] c1892 BANC PIC 1963.002:0583--F

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 68 x 84 cm.

Content/Description:

South San Francisco Potrero Hill area looking north showing undeveloped residential areas in foreground and densely populated city with waterfront in distance. China Basin and Central Basin with industrial complex (Pacific Rolling Mills, Union Iron Works, and California Sugar Refinery) at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Copyrighted and issued Nov[ember] 1892 by Baldwin & Hammond real estate agents, 10 Montgomery Street/showing the Potrero District north of Nevada Street and east of Portrero Avenue; (LR): Lith. H.S. Crocker Company, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Industry; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco [California] 1892 c1892 BANC PIC 1963.002:0584--D

Creator/Collector: Eliott, H. B. (active ca. 1891), artist A.M. Freeman & Co. (active ca. 1892), publisher Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 58 x 70 cm.

Content/Description:

View from east end of park looking towards Pacific Ocean; seven marginal images at top depicting sites of interest. Legend includes cable lines and railroads.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Sketched by H.B. Elliott; (LL): Copyrighted 1892; (LR, within image): Bosqui, Eng. Co., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): Published by A.M. Freeman & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[View of San Francisco, California, 1877] 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0588--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 54.4 x 77.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view looking southwest from bay across city to Pacific Ocean and down peninsula; waterfront area with numerous ships (steamships, sidewheel steamships, sailboats, sailing ships, ferries, etc.) in dock and on bay near wharves in foreground; Golden Gate in right distance. Includes advertisements in German and English for various San Francisco business including I.W. Taber and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC): Ansicht von San Francisco 1877. Printed (ML): By permission of the S.F. News Letter; (MC, below title): Published for Philo Jacoby's "California State Almanac." For variant see 1963.002:0527--A. Inscriptions in German.

Bays; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Advertisements; Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of the city of San Francisco and surrounding country [California] c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0589 (enclosure)--F

Creator/Collector: Goddard, George H. (active ca. 1852-ca. 1853) , British, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Snow & Roos, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 77.9 x 110.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view looking east from Pacific Ocean over city and peninsula in foreground showing entire bay and surrounding areas, including North Bay, South Bay, East Bay, and Sierra Nevada Mountains in far distance. San Francisco landmarks, including Cliff House, Point Lobos station, Ocean Side House, and Presidio, among others, are clearly depicted.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by George H. Goddard; (LC, above title): Entered... 1868 by Snow & Roos... California/Published by Snow & Roos', 21 Kearny St[reet], near Market; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed key of similar view included.

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the bay of San Francisco Co[unty] and adjacent country [California] c1869 BANC PIC 1963.002:0590--E

Creator/Collector: W. Vallance Gray & Charles B. Gifford (active ca. 1868-ca. 1868), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.7 x 91.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Extensive semi-topographical view of entire San Francisco Bay Area looking east from above Golden Gate. Includes city and bay of San Francisco; East, North, and South Bay; and surrounding areas including Sacramento at far left and Santa Clara at far right. Points of interest identified.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1869 by W. Vallance Gray & C.B. Gifford... California; (LC, below title): Designed, lithographed, and published by W. Vallance Gray & C.B. Gifford, 645 Market St[reet], S[an F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Lone Mountain Cemetery, San Francisco [California] c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0594--E

Creator/Collector: Gifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), artist and lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph, color 59.8 x 89.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad, elevated view of cemetery showing roadways and layout of burial plots; dunes of Ocean Beach and Pacific Ocean in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): C.B. Gifford; (LL): C.B. Gifford; (LC, above title): Entered... 1866 by C.B. Gifford... California; (LR): L. Nagel, print, S[an] F[rancisco].

California, Northern; Funerary facilities; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Official bird's-eye view of the California Midwinter International Exposition, San Francisco, California c1893 BANC PIC 1963.002:0595--D

Creator/Collector: Graham, Charles (1852-1911) , American, artist Winters Art Lithographing Company (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 56.5 x 74.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of exposition grounds and buildings with Golden Gate in distance; three marginal alternate views below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): C. Graham; (LL): The Winters Art Litho Co. Chicago; (MR): Copyright 1893 by The Winters Art Litho Co., Chicago; (LL): Officially authorized by the Executive Committee.

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

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the City of San Francisco [California] c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0631--D

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Snow & Roos, publisher
Physical Description: print on textured paper mounted on fabric: lithograph, color 53.8 x 76.5 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Steam Litho. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, above title): Entered... 1868 by Snow & Roos... California; (LC, below title): Published by Snow & Roos, San Francisco.

Bays; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Key to Robinson & Snow's view of San Francisco [California], 1864 1864 BANC PIC 1963.002:1465 (supplement/copy 1)--B

Creator/Collector: Robinson & Snow (active ca. 1864), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 30.3 x 48.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with numerical and alphabetical designations for sites, buildings, and streets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed legend. Key to 1963.002:1465--F.

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

Bird's-eye views; Engravings; Keys (Legends)

 

Key to Robinson & Snow's view of San Francisco [California], 1864 1864 BANC PIC 1963.002:1465 (supplement/copy 2)--B

Creator/Collector: Robinson & Snow (active ca. 1864), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 30.3 x 48.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with numerical and alphabetical designations for sites, buildings, and streets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed legend. Printed title (UC). Printed legend. Key to 1963.002:1465--F.

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

Bird's-eye views; Engravings; Keys (Legends)

 

San Francisco, bird's-eye view [California] c1864 BANC PIC 1963.002:1465--F

Creator/Collector: Gifford, Charles B. (active ca. 1858-ca. 1868), artist and lithographer Robinson & Snow (active ca. 1864), publisher Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, hand colored 74.2 x 100.1 cm., on mount 90.5 x 122 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking southwest from bay across city to Pacific Ocean and down peninsula; waterfront area with numerous ships (steamships, sidewheel steamships, sailboats, sailing ships, ferries, etc.) in dock and on bay near wharves in foreground; Golden Gate in right distance. See supplements for keys.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn & lithographed by C.B. Gifford; (LC, above title): Entered... 1864 by Robinson & Snow [publisher]... California; (LR): Printed by L. Nagel, S[an] F[rancisco].

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the city and county of San Francisco [California], 1873 c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:1491--FR

Creator/Collector: W. Vallance Gray & Charles B. Gifford (active ca. 1868-ca. 1868), artist and lithographer A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), publisher and printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53 x 77 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): W.V. Gray and C.B. Gifford, delt. and lith.; (LC): Published by A.L. Bancroft & Company, 721 Market St[reet], San Francisco; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co. Print. S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Entered... 1868 by W. Vallance, Gray and C.B. Gifford....

Bays; California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

The city of San Francisco: bird's-eye view from the bay looking southwest [California] c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:1497--FR

Creator/Collector: Parsons, Charles R. (1821-1910) , American, artist Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.5 x 103.5 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives, 115 Nassau St[reet], New York; (LC): Copyright 1878 by Currier & Ives, N[ew] Y[ork]; (LR): Sketched & drawn by C.R. Parsons. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

The city of San Francisco [California] c1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:1811--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 29.9 x 42.1 cm.

Content/Description:

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

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Copyright 1877 by Currier & Ives, N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC, below title): New York, published by Currier & Ives, 115 Nassau St[reet]. Printed legend.

California, Northern; Harbors; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Northern California: San Francisco - buildings

 

Cliff House and Seal Rocks [San Francisco, California] [not before 1862] BANC PIC 1963.002:0208--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 32 x 46.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Distant view of Cliff House from Ocean Beach; road along cliff with horse-drawn carriages; people strolling and playing on beach; ships and seals around Seal Rock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

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

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

Lithographs, color

 

[View of barn and outbuildings at Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California] [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:0279 (enclosure)--A

Creator/Collector: Lehman, Edward (active 1850s), artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pen 20.2 x 30.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Rough stone buildings and ruins with tile roofs; small cart, yoke, and grazing mule in yard; view of bay and hills (Mount Diablo?) in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): misso[...]. Signature (LC): E.L. Included with item original notorized statement sworn by Winifred Claussen (niece of Cora Lehmann[sic], the artist's wife), dated August 28, 1930, stating ownership and confirming authorship of watercolor by E. Lehman painted while he resided in San Francisco in 1851, and identifying the handwriting on the piece as his.

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

Watercolors

 

[San Francisco de Assisi Mission, San Francisco, California] [19--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0361--B

Creator/Collector: Borein, John Edward (1872-1945) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 29.8 x 48 cm.

Content/Description:

Frontal view of Mission Dolores building compound with columned church façade at left and adjoining buildings extending at right. Busy crowd on foot and horseback in front of mission including Spaniards, vaqueros, women, and children.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Mission Dolores, San Francisco. Printed (LR, within image): Edward Borein.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions; San Francisco (Calif.)

Etchings

 

[San Francisco College, California] [ca. 1855-ca. 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:0529--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 15.4 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

School compound seen from above street level consisting of two Victorian-style buildings flanking central Georgian-style building with columned portico. Men, women, and children throughout scene; play area at rear of buildings; horse and carriage stand in street. Possibly an early view of San Francisco College (located on Bush Street between Mason and Taylor; later St. Ignatius school?)

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LL): L. Nagel, print.; (LR): Kuchel & Dresel, lith., S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Lithographs

 

View of the proposed Trinity Church, San Francisco, California [ca. 1870?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0530--B

Creator/Collector: Burton, C. W. (active ca. 1879) , American, lithographer Michelin, Francis (active ca. 1852), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 45.5 x 34.4 cm., pointed arch

Content/Description:

Gothic-style church; workers and wagons in street; bay visible in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): On stone by C.W. Burton; (LC, below title): Frank Wills arch[itec]t, 156 Broadway; (LR): Printed by Michelin.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [1875] BANC PIC 1963.002:0535--C

Creator/Collector: Bradley & Rulofson, artist Berghaus & Schimpp (active ca. 1875), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 37.8 x 54.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of seven story hotel building; street crowded with pedestrians and vendors (many Chinese), horses, carriages, and streetcars.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC): Photographed from the architect's drawing, by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco- see page 75; (LR, within image): Berghaus & Schimpp. Handwritten date (LR): 1875.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings

 

City Hall, San Francisco, California [not before 1918] BANC PIC 1963.002:0537--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical, color 26.8 x 44 cm.

Content/Description:

Frontal view of City Hall with World War I memorial in front. The memorial was temporarily erected in honor of returning troops. It was photographed by two German youths who later made color reproductions which were sold in San Francisco. Dealer shop was destroyed by fire in 1924 and the majority of these prints were lost and now are considered rare.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Note from Charles Yale Bookseller relating to subject of print included with item.

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

Photomechanical prints

 

Post Office, San Francisco, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0558 (variant)--C

Creator/Collector: Cox, H. F., artist Wm. Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on : lithograph, hand colored 41.6 x 59.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Large crowd of men line up in front of office for letters and newspapers; sign "Espanol" above one window; Garret House to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): A faithful representation of the crowds daily applying at that office, for letters and newspapers; (LL): H.F. Cox, del.; (LR): Lith. of W[illia]m Endicott & Co., N[ew] York.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Post Office, San Francisco, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0558--C

Creator/Collector: Cox, H. F., artist Wm. Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1852), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 44.1 x 53 cm.

Content/Description:

Large crowd of men line up in front of office for letters and newspapers; sign "Espanol" above one window; Garret House to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): A faithful representation of the crowds daily applying at that office, for letters and newspapers; (LL): H.F. Cox, del.; (LR): Lith. of W[illia]m Endicott & Co., N[ew] York.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Front elevation: Customs House, San Francisco, Cal[iforni]a 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:0559--D

Creator/Collector: P.S. Duval's Steam Lith. Press (active ca. 1851), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 47.9 x 75.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Façade view of three story, Classical-style building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LR). Printed (LR, in original): Tho. W. Walter, archit[ect]. Printed (LL): P.S. Duval's Steam Lith. Press Philad[elphi]a; (LC): Front elevation; (LR, below title): Philad[elphi]a, March 13. 1851.

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

Architectural drawings; Lithographs

 

Wilsons Exchange, Sansome St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0560--C

Creator/Collector: Goddard, George H. (active ca. 1852-ca. 1853) , British, lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 60.5 x 48.2 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View from street of five story building, topped with small cupola; several figures, carriage, and horses in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): On stone by G. H. Goddard; (LR): Lith. of Britton & Rey, cor[ner] of Comm[ercia]l & Montgom[er]y St[reet]s.

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Buckley Signs and Paint store] Clay St., south side, six doors below Montgomery, San Francisco [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0561--A

Creator/Collector: B.F. Butler's Lith. (active ca. 1850), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 32.3 x 23.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Storefront for paint and sign store. Artist working inside; workers carrying sign "B. F. Butler" out door; pedestrians and dog near "Longleys Restaurant" on street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Lith. of B.F. Butler, San Francisco.

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

Advertisements; Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Public buildings, San Francisco [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0562--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 43 x 55.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Buildings of San Francisco, including churches, schools, asylums, theaters, Merchant's Exchange, Custom House and Post Office, City Hall, Marine Hospital, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lithog[raphe]d & Published by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Engravings

 

Pavilion for the First Industrial Exhibition of Mechanics Institute of the city of San Francisco, Cal[ifornia], commencing on September 7th, 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0563--B

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer and publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 28.1 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Pavilion with large dome in center; pedestrians, including women, children, and Chinese couple, and horse-drawn carriages on plaza in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. by Kuchel & Dresel; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by Clark & Kenitzer... Northern District of California. Clark & Kenitzer Arch.; (LC, below title): Published by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet]; (LR): Print. by Britton & Rey. For variant see 1963.002:0108--A.

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

Lithographs, color

 

Union Iron Works, San Francisco [California] [not before 1884] BANC PIC 1963.002:0564--D

Creator/Collector: Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 50 x 71.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Industrial ship building operation with large factory buildings with numerous smokestacks; ship building at left; rail lines in center and at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Bosqui Eng. & Print. Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Names of staff printed (LL, LR).

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The original design for the new City Hall and Law Courts, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] c1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0565--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Marriott, F. (active ca. 1871), publisher
Physical Description: print on tinted paper: engraving 39 x 53.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Front view of ornate building; also includes view of Seal of the City and County of San Francisco

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed [LL): Published by F. Marriott and issued by the San Francisco News Letter, 25 Feb[ruary], 1871; (LC, above title): Entered... 1871 by Frederick Marriott; (LR): Britton & Rey Lith., S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Engravings

 

San Francisco [California] Chronicle's new building 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0567--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 48.6 x 33.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Frontal view of nine story building with large clock tower on top; electric and horse-drawn streetcars, carriages, and wagons on street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): Issued with S. F. Newsletter; (UR): Christmas number 1889; (LC, below title): Thoroughly fire proof. Largest clock in the world, entirely lighted by electricity; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Lithographs, color

 

Russell Buildings, San Francisco, U.C. [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0569--D

Creator/Collector: Haring, D., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.2 x 71.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Façade view of three-story building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Lith. of D. Haring, New York.

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

Lithographs, color

 

Design for the Hall of the Mechanics Institute of the city of San Francisco [California] [ca.1857] BANC PIC 1963.002:0579--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 58 x 71.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of three story Classical-style building with sculptures on upper façade; men, women, and children in fancy dress in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn on stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Adopted March 3[r]d, 1857/Rueben Clark & Henry Kenitzer architects; (LR): Britton & Rey, print.

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

Lithographs, color

 

Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. [building], southwest corner of California and Sansome St[reet]s., San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0580--D

Creator/Collector: Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 75.7 x 59.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of five story building; men, women, and children in fancy dress, and horses, carriages, and fire wagon in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Bosqui Eng.-Print. Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Lithographs, color

 

Church of St. Francis... Vallejo St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0591--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), lithographer Nagel, Louis (active ca. 1844-ca. 1873) , German, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 71.4 x 52.5 cm.

Content/Description:

West end façade with two towers topped by Gothic spires; pedestrians and carriage in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Church of St. Francis/very Rev. Peter Magagnotto, V.G. Pastor/Vallejo St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] Printed (LL): L. Nagel print; (LC, above title): Tho[ma]s England, architect; (LR): Kuchel & Dresel, lith., 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] Francisco.

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

Lithographs, color

 

[H. S. Crocker & Co. building, San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0592--D

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 76.2 x 56.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Crocker & Co. building façade with US flag on top; signage on building advertises lithography, printing, bookbinding, etc. Pedestrians, carriages, coaches and dogs in front.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): San Francisco. Printed (LL): Lith. H.S. Crocker & Co.

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

Advertisements; Lithographs, color

 

[H.S. Crocker & Co. building, San Francisco, California] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1963.002:0593--FR

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 80 x 7.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Victorian (Venetian?)-style building bearing sign "Printers H.S. Crocker & Co. Stationers," horse drawn carriages and people in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): San Francisco. Attribution based on comparison to: 1963.002:0592--D.

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

Lithographs, color

 

Hospital of the German Benevolent Society, San Francisco [California] [ca. 1858] BANC PIC 1963.002:0597--C

Creator/Collector: Keller, George Frederick (active ca. 1872) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 47.3 x 60.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View from street of two story building flying German flag; pedestrians and carriages in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): G.F. Keller. Handwritten (on verso): About 1858.

Buildings; Business enterprises; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Design for Saint Mary's Church, San Francisco, California] [not before 1853] BANC PIC 1963.002:0604--D

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 70.7 x 56 cm.

Content/Description:

West end facade with single Gothic-style tower and spire; Church buildings at right; pedestrians and carriages in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Design for S[ain]t Mary's Church, San Francisco, adopted Ap[ril]? 21st A.D. 1853?/respectfully dedicated/to Bishop Allemany and the Catholics of California. Printed (LL): Lith. of Britton & Rey; (LR): San Francisco/Craine & England Architects & Co.

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

Lithographs, color

 

City Hall, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0608--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.3 x 18 cm.

Content/Description:

Building on Portsmouth square situated between the El Dorado and Union buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From periodical.

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

Engravings, color

 

View of the new Custom House at San Francisco, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0619--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 17.7 x 26.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Three story building with pedestrians in front.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

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

Engravings, color

 

Mechanics' Industrial Fair Building, San Francisco, California [1868] BANC PIC 1963.002:0620--A

Creator/Collector: Townsend, L. R. (active ca. 1868), artist Harper's Weekly (active ca. 1881) , American, publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 15.1 x 28 cm.

Content/Description:

Fair buildings with pedestrians and carriages in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Mechanics' Industrial Fair Building, San Francisco, California: Sketched by L.R. Townsend. Handwritten (LC, below title): Harpers, 1868.

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

Engravings, color

 

Grand Hotel, San Francisco [California] [1865-1870] BANC PIC 1963.002:0622--A

Creator/Collector: Shourds, George W. (active ca. 1871), engraver Cubery & Co. Printers, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color 16.1 x 22.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of building with central cupola; busy street with pedestrians, streetcars, horses and carriages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Shrourds Sc; (LL): Cubery & Co. Printers, 536 Market St[reet]; (LR): Engraved by G[eorge] W. Shourds, 432 Montgomery Street. Handwritten date (on verso): ca. 1865-70.

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

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

The Oriental [hotel] corner of Battery and Bush Streets, San Francisco [California] [1853] BANC PIC 1963.002:0623--A

Creator/Collector: Roberts, E. C. (active ca. 1850), engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 11.6 x 16.7 cm., on mount 24.7 x 38.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of building with balconies at front and side; pedestrians and carriage on street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): The Oriental/corner of Battery and Bush Streets/San Francisco,/Caleb Hyatt, Proprietor. Printed (LL, within image): Roberts, S.C. Handwritten (LL, and on verso): ... 1853. Stamped (on verso): Fredrick Nordstrom Rare Prints, Arlington, Mass[achusetts], 1916.

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

Engravings

 

New California Sugar Refinery, San Francisco [California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:0627--C

Creator/Collector: A. F. M. (active ca. 1881), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer San Francisco Newsletter, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 44.3 x 59.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Large refinery operation with laborers lifting barrels and on wagons; wharf area at right; inset images include view of building seen from bay and portrait of Claus Spreckles.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): A.F.M.; (UC): Issued with the S.F. News Letter, Christmas Number 1881; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Business enterprises; California, Northern; Industry; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

[View of Cliff House and Seal Rock, San Francisco, California] c1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:0671--A

Creator/Collector: Key, John Ross (1832-1920) , American, artist L. Prang & Co. (active 1868-ca. 1873) , American, lithographer and publisher (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 17.7 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View from beach of looking south with Cliff House at left and Pacific Ocean to right; two women seated on rocky shore in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions: