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Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
BANC PIC 1963.002:0001-1886  
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Rising Sun [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:085--A

Creator/Collector: Watson, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 8 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes allegorical female figure of California and bear; miners at work in distance; "Eureka" printed above, "California" printed below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Watson.

Animals; Bears; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Allegories; Clipper ship cards; Engravings

 

Robin Hood [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:086--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.7 x 10.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of Robin Hood fleeing from soldiers in forest setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Saint Charles [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:087--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.3 x 16.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of two sailors on rocky shore observing sailing ship coming into shore.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Saint Charles [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:088--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.3 x 16.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Decorative lettering.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Sam G. Glover [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:089--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 10.4 x 16.7 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards

 

Sam G. Glover [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:090--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 10.4 x 16.7 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards

 

Santa Clara [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:091--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 9.3 x 14.6 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards

 

Sea Serpent [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:092--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.7 x 10.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of sea serpent in waves with ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Silas Fish [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:093--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.3 x 16.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Decorative lettering over body of fish.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Animals; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Star of the Union [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:094--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.5 x 10.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Medallion with image of sailing ship surrounded by bayonets and US flags surmounted by laurel wreath, crowned eagle and lion symbols below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Success [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:095--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.4 x 16.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes medallion image of iron boat in harbor in front of Fort Sumter(?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Sunrise [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:096--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.7 x 10.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of woman on rocky shore pointing towards ship sailing into sunrise.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific; Women

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Susan Fearing [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:097--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 11.6 x 8.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of wharf with cargo, wagons, horses, and workers loading ship; other ships at dock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific; Waterfronts

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Syren [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:098--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.5 x 10.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of female figure standing on cliff with guitar in her hand, sailing ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific; Women

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Thatcher Magoun [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:099--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 10.3 x 16.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust portrait of pioneer builder of Medford ships.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings; Portraits

 

Thatcher Magoun [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:100--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 8.5 x 15.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Decorative text.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Twilight [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:101--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.2 x 16.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of hay wagon led by peasants along coastal road, sailing ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Tycoon [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:102--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 10.5 x 16.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of Japanese samurai warrior, sailing ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Clothing & dress; Military personnel; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings

 

Undaunted [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:103--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.6 x 10.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of Roman warrior deflecting lightening bolts.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Clothing & dress; Military personnel; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Vitula [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:104--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 9.1 x 15.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes images of blue flag with red "C" in center at left, and sailing ship at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Volunteer [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:105--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.6 x 10.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Include image of sailing ship with red and blue flag with "C" in center; soldier at left and at right; discarded weapons below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Military personnel; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Volunteer [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:106--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving and letterpress 16.7 x 10.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of soldier holding sword in one hand and US flag in the other.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings

 

W.B. Dinsmore [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:107--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.3 x 16.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Image of waterfront area with ship at dock, cargo, horses, and workers loading ship; horses pull cargo wagon "Adam's Express Co."; ship flies blue flag with red "C."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vehicles; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific; Waterfronts

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

White Swallow [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:108--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.6 x 10.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of swallows flying over water, central bird holds blue flag with red "C"; sailing ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Neksbitt [Nesbitt] & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

White Swallow [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:109--A

Creator/Collector: Sears, Charles, engraver and printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 16.6 x 10.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of swallow flying over water; sailing ship in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Cha[rle]s Sears, engraver & printer, N[ew] Y[ork].

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings

 

William Wilcox [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:110--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 9 x 15.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes images of blue flag with red "C" in center, and sailing ship.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Winged Arrow [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:111--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 10.3 x 16.2 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards

 

Young America [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:112--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 12.9 x 20.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Tripartite image of iron ship at left, sailing ship at right, and group of three men (blacksmith, sailor and soldier) on ship deck.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Young America [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:113--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: letterpress 14.5 x 8.1 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards

 

Young America [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:114--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 10.4 x 16.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of sailor riding eagle.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbitt & Co., printers.

Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Zouave [ship] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1556:115--A

Creator/Collector: G.F. Nesbitt & Co., printer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color, and letterpress 16.6 x 10.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Includes image of [Turkish?] soldiers attacking with bayonets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed text within image. Printed (LC): Nesbit[t] & Co., printers, N[ew] Y[ork].

Military personnel; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Advertisements; Clipper ship cards; Engravings, color

 

Etchings of the Franciscan Missions of California by Henry Chapman Ford 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:01-24--ffALB

Additional Note

Twenty-four etchings of California missions in original portfolio entitled "Etchings of the Franciscan missions of California." Also includes a booklet with outline of the history and description of missions, two numbered lists of same, and short biographical information on the artist.
 

[View of San Diego Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:01--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 28.8 x 44.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Northwest corner of church with outbuildings to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on caption (LL, in original): San Diego; (LR): H.C. Ford, [18]83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Luis Rey Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:02--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 28.8 x 44.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Southwest corner of church with outbuildings to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on caption (LL, in original): San Luis Rey. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:03--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 29.5 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View of east end ruins of mission church, outbuildings to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Juan Capistrano. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Gabriel Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:04--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 28.6 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and bell tower.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Gabriel. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Fernando Rey Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:05--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 33 cm., image on sheet28.7 x 44.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Dilapidated mission buildings with small church at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Fernando. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Buena Ventura Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:06--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 29.2 x 44.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Northwest corner of church with outbuildings to left and right, and large cross on hill in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Buena Ventura. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[Front view of Santa Barbara Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:07--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.5 cm., image on sheet 29 x 44.5 cm.

Content/Description:

West façade of church with outbuildings extending to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Barbara. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[Rear view of Santa Barbara Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:08--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 28.6 x 44.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Southeast corner of church with view of Santa Barbara coastline in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Barbara. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Ines Mission, Solvang, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:09--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.8 x 33 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Southwest corner of church with long outbuildings extending to north.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Inez. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission La Purisima Concepcion, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:10--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Long mission building with cart and oxen in front.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Purissima. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of old Mission La Purisima Concepcion, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:11--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruins.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Purissima (old). Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Luis Obispo, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:12--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 29.9 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission building and church façade, cottages and wooden buildings to right;

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Luis Obispo. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:13--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 28.9 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple church with mission buildings surrounded by ruined wall and fence; well and oxen in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Miguel. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Antonio de Padua Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:14--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and buildings, cottages to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Antonio de Padua. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:15--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruined mission buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Soledad. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Juan Bautista Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:16--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.4 x 44.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and small church to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Juan Bautista. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Carlos Borromeo de Monterey, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:17--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Church surrounded by ruined buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Carlos. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

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

Etchings

 

[View of San Carlos Borromeo Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:18--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.2 x 32.3 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Church façade and surrounding buildings and cottages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Carlos, 1834. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 18.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Cruz Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:19--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and bell tower, and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Santa Cruz. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Clara Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:20--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.4 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and bell tower, and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Clara. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Jose Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:21--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 29.1 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Jose. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Francisco de Asis Mission, San Francisco, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:22--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.1 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and mission buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Dolores. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83.

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

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Francisco Solano, Sonoma, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:23--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 28.7 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple church, mission buildings, and nearby cottages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Sonoma. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0917:24--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 29 x 44.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and bell tower.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Pala. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

Etchings of the Franciscan Missions of California by Henry Chapman Ford 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:01-24--ffALB

Additional Note

Twenty-two etchings (twenty four items in original set, see 1963.002:0917:01-24--ffALB) of California missions in original portfolio entitled "Etchings of the Franciscan missions of California". Also includes a booklet with outline of the history and description of missions, two numbered lists of same, and short biographical information on the artist.
 

[View of San Diego Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:01--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Northwest corner of church with outbuildings to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Diego. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 1.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Luis Rey Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:02--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Southwest corner of church with outbuildings to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Luis Rey. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 2.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:03--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

East end ruins of mission church, outbuildings to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Juan Capistrano. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 3.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Gabriel Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:04--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.5 x 32.9 cm., image on sheet 33 x 45.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and bell tower.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Gabriel. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 4.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Fernando Rey Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:05--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 32.9 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Dilapidated mission buildings with small church at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Fernando. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 5.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Buena Ventura Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:06--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.9 x 32.9 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Northwest corner of church with outbuildings to left and right, and large cross on hill in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Buena Ventura. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 6.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[Front view of Santa Barbara Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:07--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.9 cm., image on sheet 32.7 x 45.2 cm.

Content/Description:

West façade of church with outbuildings extending to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Barbara. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 7.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Ines Mission, Solvang, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:09--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 37 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Southwest corner of church with long outbuildings extending to north.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Inez. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of old Mission La Purisima Concepcion, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:11--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 34.7 x 48.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruins.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Purisima (old). Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 11.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Luis Obispo, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:12--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 34.2 x 48 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission building and church façade, cottages and wooden buildings to right;

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Luis Obispo. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 12.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:13--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 33 cm., image on sheet 34.5 x 48.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple church with mission buildings surrounded by ruined wall and fence; well and oxen in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Miguel. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 13.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Antonio de Padua Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:14--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 37 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and buildings, cottages to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Antonio de Padua. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 14.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:15--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 36.6 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruined mission buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Soledad. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 15.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Juan Bautista Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:16--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 36.7 x 46 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and small church to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Juan Bautista. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 16.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Carlos Borromeo de Monterey, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:17--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.5 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 35.6 x 48.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Church surrounded by ruined buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Carlos. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 17.

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

Etchings

 

[View of San Carlos Borromeo Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:18--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.4 x 32.4 cm., image on sheet 36.9 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Church façade and surrounding buildings and cottages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): San Carlos, 1834. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 18.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Cruz Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:19--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.6 x 32.7 cm., image on sheet 37 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and bell tower, and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Santa Cruz. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 19.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Santa Clara Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:20--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.4 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 34.6 x 48.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and bell tower, and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Santa Clara. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 20.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Jose Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:21--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.1 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 36.2 x 45.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and surrounding buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): San Jose. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 21.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of San Francisco de Asis Mission, San Francisco, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:22--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17 x 32.1 cm., image on sheet 36.8 x 46.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Church and mission buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LL, in original): Dolores. Signature and date in original (LR): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 22.

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

Etchings

 

[View of Mission San Francisco Solano, Sonoma, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:23--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.3 x 32.6 cm., image on sheet 36.6 x 46 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple church, mission buildings, and nearby cottages.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Sonoma. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 23.

Buildings; California, Northern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[View of Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala Mission, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:0918:24--ffALB

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 17.2 x 32.8 cm., image on sheet 34.3 x 48.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission buildings and bell tower.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on printed caption (LR, in original): Pala. Signature and date in original (LL): H.C. Ford, '83. Signature (LR, in pencil): Henry Chapman Ford. Handwritten (LL, in pencil): 24.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions

Etchings

 

Fritz Wikersheim sketchbook 1847-1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:01-46--ALB

Additional Note

Sketchbook containing forty-seven drawings and watercolors of various subjects and locations in France, the Mediterreanean, Barbadoes, New York, New Orleans, Cuba, Mexico, and California. Starting from Rein Lenweier, Alsace on board the "Victor" (ship) in January 1847, and continuing later aboard the frigate "Thetis" and the "Henry Shelton", until at least 1851, the sketches were possibly done during a voyage around the world. Included are cariacatures and portraits of local people, city views; animal, plant, and fish studies; still lifes, vessels, lighthouses, towers, churches, and other subjects. The dates are based on dated images in the sketchbook.
 

[Self-portrait of Fritz Wikersheim] 1847 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:01--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 20.3 x 13.2 cm., image 8 x 7 cm.

Content/Description:

Half-length, self-portrait of Wikersheim as youth (looks about fifteen years old or less) wearing sailor's cap, shirt, and blouse, drawn while on board the Victor (ship). Photograph of same boy in uniform mounted on facing page.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LC): Fritz Wikersheim d--/Reinenweier (Alsace)/(Océan Atlantique). Handwritten (LL, within image): abord du Victor/Janvier 1847. Inscriptions in French.

Drawings; Photographs; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[Gold mining implements] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:02--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Tools used in gold mining, such as gold washer, crow bar, long tom, pick, shovel, cradle, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Implements captioned. Inscriptions in French and English.

Equipment; Mining

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors; Watercolors

 

[Windmill in Rotterdam, Netherlands] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:03--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Dutch windmill on high tower; Netherlands tricolor flag flies from top.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LL): Hollande - Rotterdam. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Netherlands

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Customs house, San Francisco, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:04--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Three-quarter view of customs house with three balconies connected by stairways on façade; US (eagle standard?) flag flies in front of building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LL): Californie. San Francisque (douane). Inscriptions in French.

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

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Chapelle d'Arcachon, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:05--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Façade view of small chapel with Baroque bell tower and simple covered porch.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LC): France. Chapelle d'Arcachon. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Churches; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Lighthouse at Cap-Ferret, France and Turkish water pipe] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:06--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm., images 12 x 10 cm.

Content/Description:

Stone lighthouse at Cap-Ferret, France; and a narghile; a classic Turkish water pipe of glass and tubing.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (below images): France. Tour de cap ferré/Turquie. Narghilé Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Train station at La Teste, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:07--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor, pencil, etc. 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Railway depot at La Teste, France. Three-story building (side wings) with covered promenade and train area in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LC): France - La Teste. Embarcadère du chemin de fer. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; France; Railroads

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Church at Ile de Re, France) [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:08--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor, pencil, etc. 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Late Romanesque church topped with tall, crocketed Gothic spire.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LC): Ile de Ré. Eglise d'ars. Inscriptions in French.

Churches; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Lighthouse at Baleines, Ile de Re, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:09--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Late Medieval tower of stone.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LC): Ile de Ré. Tour des Baleines Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Lighthouses at Chassiron, Ile d' Oleron, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:10--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Two towers; one appears Medieval, the other a modern lighthouse.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LC): Ile d' Oleron. Tours de Chassiron. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Caricature portrait of storekeeper] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:11--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Storekeeper, running beans or grain through his left fingers from a large sack.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Caricatures; Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Caricature portrait of older woman] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:12--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Woman wearing lace cap and shawl, seated in chair, sleeping.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Women

Caricatures; Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Man and woman seen through glass of the lighthouse at Chassiron, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:13--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Portraits of older man and woman as seen through glass of lighthouse, distorting their heads into elongated shapes. Figure on left is probably same person seen in 1963.002:1304:12 (possibly lighthouse keeper and his wife?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Ile d' Oleron/Effet des verres du phare du Chassiron. Inscriptions in French.

France; Women

Caricatures; Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Ruins of ancient Roman amphitheater, Nimes, France] 1845 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:14--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Partially ruined, two-story building with colonnaded façade interrupted with rounded archways.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): France, Nimes, le 3 dec[em]bre [18]45/, arènes-vue de la place du palais de Justice. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Flying fish, Barbados, West Indies] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:15--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): Ile de la Barbade -- poisson volant. Inscriptions in French.

Animals; Barbados

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors; Zoological illustrations

 

[Plant: Claytonia, at New Almaden, California ] [1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:16--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

California plant; white flower with purplish interior and thick, fleshy foliage.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie/Pentandrie; [trigynie?]/fleur blanche parties inférieures purpurines. Feuilles grasses./Nueva Almaden - 3 mars 1851/claytonia. Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; Plants

Botanical illustrations; Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[View of Langouaran, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:17--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Compound of large, two-storied stone building with attached one-story wing. Group of small buildings or cottages visible through trees. Possibly monastery or seminary?

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): France. Langouaran.

Buildings; Dwellings; France

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Portrait of priest, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:18--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Seated priest read breviary or other book.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): France. Prêtre. Inscriptions in French.

France

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Entrance to San Francisco Bay taken from Telegraph Hill, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:19--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Important early view of area west of Telegraph Hill, though the perspective is somewhat distorted; view from above North Beach looking toward Black Point and the Golden Gate; several ships in bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie. Entreé de la baie de San Francisque/prise du Télégraphe. Inscriptions in French.

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

Bird's-eye views; Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Flying fish, near Barbados, West Indies] [1850?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:20--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Parage de l'île de la Barbade ./poisson volant --; (pencil notations under ink inscription): 5 [9?] juillet [1850] pres de la Barbad --/en anglais Barbadoes. Inscriptions in French.

Animals; Barbados

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors; Zoological illustrations

 

[Ox cart, California] 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:21--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Rough, wooden cart; details of axles, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): Méxique Californie -- char à Boeufs; (pencil notations under ink inscription): char -- du 28 Fevrier 1851. Additional illegible notes (LR). Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; California, Southern; Vehicles

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Sketch of bear chained to tree] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:22--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bear chained to base of tree (near New Almaden, California).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Preparatory drawing for 1963.002:1304.23--ALB

Animals; Bears; California, Northern

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Young bear caught by Indian near New Almaden, California] 1851 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:23--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Young bear (cub) chained to base of tree; he has dug hole around roots of tree.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR, within image): N.A. 5 [Mars] '51; (LC): Californie -- jeune ours lacé par un indien près de la nueva almaden. Inscriptions in French.

Animals; Bears; California, Northern

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Indian encampment on banks of Feather River, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:24--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor, pencil, etc. 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Encampment of Indians showing group of conical huts; clothing drying on exterior; tall thatched enclosures or caches near each hut (likely used for food storage).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie, rancheria des Indiens d' hocks sur les bords de la rivière de la plume. Inscriptions in French.

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

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Small encampment at the arroyo de Los Alamitos, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:25--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Encampment with thatched A-frame shelter made of poles and rushes; long bench; cooking kettle; grazing donkey stands before hut; two barrels in interior.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): Californie, petit Ranche. arroyo de los alamitos. Inscriptions in French.

California, Southern; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life

Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[Tree trunk at arroyo de Los Alamitos, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:26--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Large, hollow tree trunk surrounded by various wild plants along stream.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie, arroyo de los alamitos. tronc de l'inde [plutanis?] improprement nommé alamos ou alamitos (huit?). Inscriptions in French.

California, Southern; Nature

Drawings; Landscapes; Travel sketches

 

[Two studies for male portrait] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:27--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bust length studies of man wearing white shirt and black tie. Possibly self-portrait of artist?

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. On verso of 1963.002:1304:26--ALB.

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[Drawing of spur, Mexico, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:28--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Mexican-California boot spur.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie - Méxique/Espuela. Inscriptions in French.

Clothing & dress

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Study for portrait of man] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:29--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Head only; study for 1963.002:1304.27--ALB.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. On verso of 1963.002:1304:28--ALB.

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[Bermuda Island: view near port of St. George] 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:30--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil, wash, and gouache 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Georgian house and more modest structures on hills overlooking water; sailboat on shore in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Iles Bermudes/vue prise du port St. Georges. Pencil notations under ink inscription, largely erased: Vue de [...] 1850. Inscriptions in French.

Bermuda Islands; Dwellings; Harbors; Settlements

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Mercury mine at New Almaden, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:31--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Works of mercury mine; various brick and wooden buildings at base of hills; trees felled, foreground, and in right distance. Possibly the mining establishment, operated by Alexander Forbes, named after Almaden mercury mines in Spain.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie - établissement (asiento) des mines de mercure de la nueva almaden. See also item 1963.002:0040. Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; Mining

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Rancho near redwoods, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:32--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Modest wooden shelter with attached shack; corral stockades of tree boughs and leather thongs in right foreground and left middleground; horse and wooden cart in yard; gnarled oak trees surround compound.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie. Rancho près du bois Rouge. Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; Dwellings; Vehicles

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Arrival at entrance to Hudson, New York, United States of America] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:33--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking from bay towards land with twin lighthouses flanking two-story building on hill; other small buildings in vicinity; two sailing ships pass over swells in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Amerique - Etats-Unis/ arrivé de l'entrée d'Udson - (New York). Inscriptions in French.

Bays; New York; Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

[California plant] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:34--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Illustration of plant with oak-shaped leaves (poison oak?).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): Californie. Pentandrie monogynie/(Yedra). Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; California, Southern; Plants

Botanical illustrations; Drawings; Travel sketches; Watercolors

 

[View of Bridgetown taken from road, Barbados] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:35--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town along body of water, with few (government?) buildings and other modest dwellings amid palm trees.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Ile de la Barbade/vue de Bridgetown prise de la rade. Inscriptions in French.

Barbados; Harbors; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Paddle steamer Germantown, New Orleans] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:36--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Port-side view of sidewheel steamship river boat "Germantown;" twin smokestacks; two-story structure; US flag at bow.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Etats-Unis d' Amérique/Nouvelle Orléans; (On paddle steamer): Germantown. Inscriptions in French.

Louisiana; Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

[View of entrance to San Yago bay, Cuba] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:37--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bay interior looking toward outlet to sea; fortress on far promontory overlooks entrance into bay; rocky shore and surrounding hills covered with dense growth rise steeply above water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Ile de Cuba ./Entrée de la baie de San Yago. (Vue de l' intérieur). Inscriptions in French.

Bays; Buildings; Cuba; Military facilities

Drawings; Landscapes; Travel sketches

 

[lse of Gozo, ancient Calypsos, Malta, Mediterranean Sea] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:38--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Small, ruined fortified town in steep rocky cliff above sea; windmill in center of ruins

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Mer Mediterranée ./Ile de Gozo - ancienne Calypso. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Malta

Drawings; Landscapes; Travel sketches

 

[View of the Greek coast, the Acropolis, Mount Pentelikon and Mount Hymette, Greece] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:39--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Greek coast near Athens.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Grèce/1. Acropolis à Athènes. 2. Mont Penthélique. 3. Mont hymette./Marathon est situé derrière le Mont Penthélique. Three pen numbers on drawing keyed to legend below illustration. Inscriptions in French.

Greece; Mountains

Drawings; Landscapes; Travel sketches

 

[Main furnace of mining district, New Almaden, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:40--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Compound of wooden buildings; main building has stone wall and tall smokestack. Possibly the mercury mine leased by Alexander Forbes in the late 1840's, which became one of largest producers of Mercury in the US. It was named after major mercury mine in Almaden, Spain.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie. Nuevo Alamaden . tour principal de l'asiento. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; California, Northern; Mining

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Peasant woman of Loire and lighthouse at Cordouan, France] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:41--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and white chalk 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Peasant woman (servant?) with tall headdress of starched lace. Tower is actually lighthouse with Classical base, pointed conical upper section and light at top; French flag flying.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL under image): France . Loire - inférieure; (LR under image): France. Tour de Cordouan. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; Clothing & dress; France; Women

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

[Self-portrait of artist aboard the frigate Thétis] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:42--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Three-quarter length self-portrait of Wikersheim leaning casually against drum of (anchor?) apparatus. Artist sits with book in his lap and wears white shirt with black cravat, cropped jacket, and slouch hat.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): à bord de la frégate la Thétis. Inscriptions in French.

Clothing & dress

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[American paddle steamer New York at anchor, Bermuda Islands] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:43--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 13.8 x 21.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Small sidewheel steamship "New York" with single smokestack; one-story structure with covered area at bow and stern; two ship name flags, US at stern.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Iles Bermudes. Inscriptions in French.

Bermuda Islands; Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

[Self-portrait of Wikersheim(?) aboard "Henry Shelton" ship] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:44--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Stylishly dressed man with mustache and goatee, wearing rakish hat, high collar with necktie, and double-breasted jacket.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): à bord du Henry Shelton. Inscriptions in French.

Clothing & dress

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[Portrait of young mulatto aboard "Henry Shelton" ship] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:45--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Three-quarter length portrait of young mulatto man wearing cap, black cravat, white shirt with rolled sleeves, and vest. Small indistinct sketch of moustached white man wearing white shirt, tie and black jacket in upper left corner.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): à bord du Henry Shelton. Inscriptions in French.

Afro-Americans; Clothing & dress

Drawings; Portraits; Travel sketches

 

[Entrance to the cinnabar mine at New Almaden, California] [1845-1851] BANC PIC 1963.002:1304:46--ALB

Creator/Collector: Wikersheim, Fritz (active ca. 1847-1851) , French, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and white chalk 21.5 x 13.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Room that leads into cinnabar mine (mercury); heavily timbered supports of roof; young man or boy (Mexican or Indian) sits with guitar near half-open door.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC): Californie - Entrée de la mine de cinabre de la nueva almaden. Inscriptions in French.

California, Northern; Interiors; Mining

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

Hittell drawings 1870-1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:1057-1099, 1166-1200--A

Additional Note

Seventy-eight drawings of various subjects, including portraits and character studies, frontier and pioneer life scenes, vessels, travels sketches throughout California (San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Yosemite Valley and others), camp scenes, landscapes, etc. The drawings are primarily signed by Charles Hittell with a small number signed by K. Hittell or K.H. (presumably Catherine "Kittie" Hittell, Charles Hittell's sister). Some items executed on similar paper stocks, possible removed from sketchbook (see cover, BANC PIC 1963.002:1068--A).
 

[Portrait of bearded man, possibly Theodore Hittell] 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:1057--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 11.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Possibly portrait of the artist's father.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): C. Hittell, June 29/1880.

Drawings; Portraits

 

[Striding man] [1879?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1058--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 14.1 x 8.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Bearded man in mid-stride wearing knee boots and western-style hat.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): -79 [possibly the date]. Printed (on verso): W[illia]m P. Frost/Editor, Evening Post/Democratic candidate/for the/Constitutional Convention.

Drawings

 

[Bearded woodsman] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1059--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 15.6 x 19.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Bearded man standing, arms folded across his chest, leaning against an axe poised atop wood log. Sailboat on lake in background, mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Laborers

Drawings

 

[Man in fur outfit] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1060--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 29.8 x 23.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Man clad in fur tunic, leggings, boots, and head-covering, with arms folded over chest, leaning on primitive bow and holding arrow or small spear.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Arms & armaments; Clothing & dress; Hunting

Drawings

 

[Hunter with slain deer] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1061--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 15.2 x 12.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Bearded man standing over slain deer with [Bowie] knife in one hand and antler of deer in other; set in wooded setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Note from Inventory Sheets: this is obviously a self-portrait en chasseur (cf. 1963.002:1058) to show Hittell's prowess as a hunter (.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Hunting

Drawings

 

[Bear fight scene with Grizzly (John Capen) Adams] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1062--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and ink 24.5 x 33.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Four men (trappers?) with Bowie knives and revolver attack bear. Second bear lies dead nearby and another bear and man lie on ground near the foot of tree. Margins show working marks and small sketches of hands (with or without revolver), figures, and bear.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (UR): Bear claws/old Remington rev./bowie knife/old Kentucky/moccasins. Charles Hittell's father published a book about Grizzly Adams; this image closely resembles the images of Adams in that book.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Bears; Clothing & dress; Hunting

Drawings

 

[Sketches of rowboats] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1063--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 31 x 24.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Two views of rowboat pulled onto the shore, with another in the distance. Inventory notes: probably two tries at a rowboat theme, the upper group somewhat more finished than the lower group; may be a preparatory drawing for one of the later, more finished drawings, as At Saucelito/Sept. 28th 81.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Vessels

Drawings

 

[A sailing vessel] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1064--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 8.3 x 11.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Port-side view of small two-masted sailing craft at full sail in bay(?); rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

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

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Sidewheel steamship entering the Golden Gate?, San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1065 (recto)--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and watercolor 18.7 x 27.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Starboard-side view of sidewheel steamship with single smokestack coming into harbor (San Francisco Bay with Fort Point at left?); various sailing vessels in background; low mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Bays; Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Watercolors

 

[View of house] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1065 (verso)--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 18.7 x 27.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Unfinished drawing of house with porch on verso.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Dwellings

Drawings

 

Rattlesnake camp on Austin Creek, Sonoma Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] 1870 BANC PIC 1963.002:1066--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.6. x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Two tents with women near door; hunter leading horse across camp; man works at cookfire; another man gathers wood for fire; wooded setting; chimney from burned house in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten date (LR): June 1870.

California, Northern; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Manners & customs; Settlers; Women

Drawings

 

[Bridge over creek] 1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:1067--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 8.6 x 17.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched wooden bridge over creek or small river; angler on bank; another man on bridge; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): C.H. [monogram], Sep[tember] 1876.

Drawings

 

[Charles J. Hittell's sketchbook cover: Squaw Rock, Red Cloud, San Francisco harbor, California] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1068--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on board: pencil 22.6 x 66.8 cm., full sheet

Content/Description:

Sketches inside cover including doodles relating to Squaw Rock(?) and detail of ship's bow, anchor, and hawser of ship (Red Cloud?].

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Feb[ruary] 1879; (on cover): C. Hittell, 1873.

Vessels

Drawings

 

[Views of Fort Point, San Francisco, California?] [ca. 1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1069 (recto)--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.7 x 17.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: southwest view of Fort Point; lower image: group of buildings and tower (fort?) on shore with mountain or high hill behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (upper image, LL): C. Hittell; (upper image, LR): K.H. (Karl Hittell?). Date based on comparison to format of 1963.002:070--A.

Buildings; California, Northern; Military facilities; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.); Waterfronts

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Pine tree/view of building in landscape] [ca. 1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1069 (verso)--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.7 x 17.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Upper image: study of pine tree. Lower image: landscape with single building (house?) set in trees among rolling, lightly forested hills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (upper image, LL): K.H. (Karl Hittel?); (lower image, LL): K.H. (Karl Hittell?).

Plants

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Favorite [tugboat] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1070--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 17.7 x 21.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Tugboat with single smokestack moored at dock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): 28th Feb[ruary], [18]79.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

The Transit, tug[boat] 187[9?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1071--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 11.3 x 14.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Tugboat with single smokestack on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LR): C.H. [monogram], Feb[ruary] 187[9?]. Handwritten (on verso): Brisk[?].

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Rescue [ship] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1072--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 18.8 x 28.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Tugboat with single smokestack moored at dock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): Saturday, March 1st, [18]79. Sketches of faces on verso.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Ferryboat 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1073--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 19.2 x 28.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Sidewheel steamship ferry in harbor; sailing ship to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LC, below title): March 1st, [18]79. Drawings of shapes on verso.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

El Capitan [sunken sidewheel steamship] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1074--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil and colored ink 25 x 34.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Boat half-submerged in water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (LR): Feb[ruary] 22nd, [18]79; (UC): Faralle.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Daisy Camp: Sonoma Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1075--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.1 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Tent pitched under tree; buckboard wagon at right; fence and hills in background. Drawn during summer camping and sketching trip north of San Francisco to Mendocino and Sonoma counties.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten (LC, below title): Monday, June 9th, [18]79; (LR): 1.

California, Northern; Camping

Drawings

 

Longs Camp: Mendocino Co[unty, California] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1076--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.9 x 34.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Tent pitched under tree; buckboard wagon at right; heavily wooded background. Drawn during summer camping and sketching trip north of San Francisco to Mendocino and Sonoma counties.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten (LC, below title): Wednesday, June 10th, [18]79; (LR): 2.

California, Northern; Camping

Drawings

 

Residence of Mr. Spottswood near Eel River: Mendocino Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1077--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.9 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple wooden frame clapboard house; log building (kitchen and smokehouse?) attached at rear; hills behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten (LR): 3. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1076--A.

California, Northern; Dwellings

Drawings

 

Camp Vann: Mt. San Hendrin, Mendocino Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1078--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.6 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of men and women sitting in grove of trees; tent pitched in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten (LC, below title): Friday June 20th [18]79; (LR): 5.

California, Northern; Camping

Drawings

 

Leonard's Lake: Mendocino Co[unty] Ca[lifornia] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1079--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.8 x 34.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of rowboats drawn up on shore of small lake surrounded by forested hills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Signature and date (LL): C. Hittell, June [18]79; (LC, below title): June 29th, [18]79; (LR): 10.

California, Northern; Lakes & ponds

Drawings; Landscapes

 

View from Camp Vann, Mt. San Hedrin [Mendocino County, California] [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1080--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.6 x 34.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking forested hills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): K. Hittell. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1079--A.

California, Northern

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Eel River, from Devil's Elbow Camp [Mendocino County, California] [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1081--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Looking down on bend of river; forested hills around.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): K. Hittell. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1079--A.

California, Northern; Rivers

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Camp Three Girls: Sonoma Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1082--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.9 x 34.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Tent and wagon under spreading oaks; fence in middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL, LR): K. Hittell. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1079--A.

California, Northern; Camping

Drawings

 

The old mill [1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:1083--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, K. (Catherine?) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 24.9 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Wooden tipple in center; house and barn at right; rounded hill in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): K. Hittell. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:1079--A.

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Monterey [California, ship] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:1084--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.2 x 34.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Portside view of single smokestack steamship.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LL): K. Hittell. Handwritten date (LC, below title): Aug[ust] 12th, [18]79.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Yosemite Valley from Inspiration Point [California] 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:1085--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.1 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

View from Inspiration Point on Mariposa Trail looking east down valley; El Capitan at left; Bridal Veil Fall and Cathedral Spires at right; Half Dome in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LR): C. Hittell, June 1880.

California, Northern; Mountains; Nature; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Sentinel Rock from Union Point [Yosemite Valley, California] 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:1086--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25 cm.

Content/Description:

Mountain looking from valley floor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LR): C. Hittell, June 1880.

California, Northern; Mountains; Nature; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Nevada Fall [Yosemite Valley, California] 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:1087--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LR): C. Hittell, June 1880.

California, Northern; Nature; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings

 

The Half Dome from trail to Yosemite Fall [Yosemite Valley, California] 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:1088--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view looking across valley at Half Dome; Merced River below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LR): K. Hittell, June 1880.

California, Northern; Mountains; Nature; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Royal Arches [Yosemite Valley, California] [1880] BANC PIC 1963.002:1089--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched rock formation.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Artist and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1088--A.

California, Northern; Mountains; Nature; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Eleven mile station [Yosemite Valley, California] [1880] BANC PIC 1963.002:1090--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Single tent pitched in clearing surrounded by tall forest.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Artist and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1088--A.

California, Northern; Camping; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Drawings

 

Rough 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1091--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Wagon with broken wheel or axle; two horses cut loose; man (Hittell?) scratching his head; desert setting; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LL): C.H. [monogram]. Febr[uary 18]81; (LR): Hittell.

Animals; Horses; Vehicles

Drawings; Portraits

 

A hard blow 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1092--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Three men attempt to hold tent in high wind; pots on campfire blow over to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature and date (LL): C.H. [monogram], [18]81 Feb[ruary].

Camping

Drawings

 

[Preparatory sketch for 'a hard blow'] [1881] BANC PIC 1963.002:1093--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Preparatory sketch for 1963.002:1092--A of three men attempting to hold tent in high wind; pots on campfire blow over to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Attribution and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1092--A.

Camping

Drawings

 

[Hay barge] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1094--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Two-masted barge loaded with bales and hay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): March 27th, [18]81. Attribution based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Schooner at dockside] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1095--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 19.3 x 31.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Elegant two-masted sailing vessel at dock; other vessels visible in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): C. Hittell. Handwritten (LL): March 31st, [18]81.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Sausalito, California] [1881] BANC PIC 1963.002:1096--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Dilapidated dock on shore in foreground; two sailing ships on bay in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR): Saucelito [sic]. Handwritten (LR): May 25th. Attribution and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Sausalito, California] [1881] BANC PIC 1963.002:1097--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25 x 35 cm.

Content/Description:

Small factory on shore; bush-covered hills at right; small sailing vessel on bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR): Saucelito [sic]. Handwritten (LR): May 25th. Attribution and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

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

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Sausalito, California?] [1881] BANC PIC 1963.002:1098--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 19.4 x 31 cm.

Content/Description:

Large factory on waterfront; two-masted sailing vessel on bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): C. Hittell, June 6th [18]81.

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Lovers Leap, Fisk's Mill [Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1099--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on paper: watercolor and gouache 26 x 15.3 cm., on mount 32 x 23.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Sailboat and rocky cliffs near Fort Ross, Sonoma County.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten date (LR, below title): June [18]83. Fisk's Mill appears in other Hittell drawings.

California, Northern

Landscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

Golden Gate [San Francisco, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1100--C

Creator/Collector: Toft, Peter Petersen (1825-1901) , Danish, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 35.1 x 53.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Fort Point from west; US flag flies over building; flume along shore in foreground; soldiers working near fort; sailing vessel leaving through Golden Gate; Marin Headlands in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Signature (LR): P. Toft, del.

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

Landscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

Sacramento River, from the break above the bridge [California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1166--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 11.1 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Flooded river; few rowboats or flat boats near shore; single houses on far bank.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): Febr[uary] 17th, [18]81. Attribution based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A. Continuation of Hittell drawings: 1963.002:1057-1963.002:1099; this group consists of 1963.002:1166-1963.002:1169.

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

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Flood, Sacramento [California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1167--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 11.1 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View of flooded area including house and telegraph poles immersed in water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (LR): Febr[uary] 17th, [18]81. Attribution based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

California, Northern; Events; Sacramento (Calif.)

Drawings

 

Sacramento flood [California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1168--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 9 x 13.5 cm., image on sheet 11 x 25.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Quiet river at high level; trees and hills in back.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LC, below title): Febr[uary, 18]81. Attribution based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

California, Northern; Events; Sacramento (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Sacramento flood: Mt. Diablo in the distance [California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1169--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 11.1 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene along flooded Sacramento River with outline of Mount Diablo in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LC, below title): Febr[uary, 18]81. Attribution based on comparison to 1963.002:1095--A.

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

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Southwest corner of Divisadero and Golden Gate Avenues, San Francisco, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1170--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Street corner with picket fence and low trees.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): S.W. cor. Devisadero & Golden Gate Av., S.F.Signature and date (LL): C.H. [monogram], Aug[ust] 16th, [18]81.

California, Northern; San Francisco (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Tug Hercules [Mission Street wharf, San Francisco, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1171--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Tugboat at dock on San Francisco Bay; sailing ship at distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR): Tug Hercules Mission St[reet] warf [sic], S[an] F[rancisco]. Signature and date (LL): C. Hittell, Aug[ust] 16th, [18]81.

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Three-masted sailing vessel, probably a steel-hulled clipper] [ca.1881] BANC PIC 1963.002:1172--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Attribution and date based on comparison to 1963.002:1171--A.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[Group of buildings, San Francisco, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1173--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Possibly farmhouse.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Aug[ust] 17th, [18]81, S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Drawings

 

[View of house, Marin County, California?] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1174--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple wooden house with front porch; woman in yard feeding chickens; laundry drying on line at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, S[an] F[rancisco], Aug[ust] 26th, [18]81.

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

Drawings

 

[Sailboat at anchor in San Francisco Bay, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1175--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Two-masted sailboat at anchor; rowboat at right; outline of a rounded hill in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Sept[ember] 5th, [18]81, S[an] F[rancisco].

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Lake Merced [San Francisco, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1176--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Lake with reeds and dilapidated fence at left; outline of mountain (Mount Sutro?) in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Sept[ember] 13th, [18]81, S[an] F[rancisco].

California, Northern; Lakes & ponds; San Francisco (Calif.)

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Steam vessel at warehouse dock, San Francisco, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1177--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Sept[ember] 14th, [18]81, S[an] F[rancisco].

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[At Sausalito, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1178--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Large rowboat on blocks; mast and ropes on shore in foreground; sailboat anchored in water; hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): At Saucelito. Signature (LR): C. Hittell. Handwritten date (LL, below title): Sept[ember] 28th, [18]81.

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[At Sausalito, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1179--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.1 x 27.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Two rowboats on beach one overturned; barrels nearby; hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): At Saucelito. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Sept[ember] 28th, [18]81.

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

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[At Sausalito, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1180--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.4 x 22.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of men and women seated near railroad track sketching or reading under umbrellas; faint outline of harbor in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): At Saucelito. Signature and date: (LL): C. Hittell, Oct[ober] 5th, [18]81.

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

Drawings

 

Richardson's Bay [Sausalito, California] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1181--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 19.2 x 27.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Two rowboats on shore, one overturned; lumber and wooden shafts(?) at right; bay and rolling hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): Richardson's Bay, Saucelito. Signature (LR): C. Hittell. Handwritten date (LL): Oct[ober] 5th, [18]81.

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

Drawings

 

Alameda Shore [California] 1882 BANC PIC 1963.002:1182--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on tinted paper: pencil and chalk 16.9 x 31.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Roughly built shack of wooden planks on shore; tall trees in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Signature and date (LL): C. Hittell, May 17th, [18]82.

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

Drawings

 

Laguanitas Creek [Marin County, California] 1882 BANC PIC 1963.002:1183--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 30.1 x 22.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Wooded creek setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): Chris. Handwritten date (LC): Aug[ust] 29th, [18]82.

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

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Skunk Camp, Geners Gulch, Sonoma Co[unty, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1184--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.3 x 29.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Hunter stands by a campfire, rifle held in his right hand; lightly wooded hills around.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Handwritten date (LR): Monday, June 4th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Camping; Hunting

Drawings

 

Russian Gulch, Sonoma Co[unty] Cal[ifornia] [1883] BANC PIC 1963.002:1185--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 11.1 x 13.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Man seated on fallen tree over a stream.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC, LL). Handwritten (LC, below title): Monday. For preliminary sketch see 1963.002:1186--A.

California, Northern

Drawings

 

[Russian Gulch, Sonoma County, California] [1883] BANC PIC 1963.002:1186--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 10.7 x 23 cm.

Content/Description:

Man seated on fallen tree over a stream. Preliminary sketch for 1963.002:1185--A.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on item 1963.002:1185--A.

California, Northern

Drawings

 

[Gualala River, Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1187--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Small river; cabins on bank; tall redwood trees above.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): Gualalla River, Sonoma Co. Handwritten date (LR): June [18]83.

California, Northern; Nature; Rivers

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Gualala River, Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1188--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Quiet river scene with man fishing from rock; tall redwood trees reflected in water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): Gualalla River, Sonoma Co. Handwritten date (LR): Wednesday, June 6th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Nature; Rivers

Drawings; Landscapes

 

Lumber chute at Fisk's Mill [Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1189--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Lumber chute extending from rocky point where lumber would be loaded into ships.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten date (LR): Thursday, June 7th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Lumber industry; Waterfronts

Drawings

 

Along the coast, Fisk's Mill, Sonoma C[ounty] Cal[ifornia] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1190--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Coastline with large rock.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten date (LR): June 8th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Nature; Waterfronts

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Country residence, Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1191--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

House with gate in front; tall trees behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten date (LR): Monday, June 11th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Dwellings

Drawings

 

[Ranch house overlooking the sea, Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1192--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Small house on cliff above sea.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten date (LR): Tuesday, June 12th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Dwellings

Drawings

 

Lumber Chute at Fisk's Mill [Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1193--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.4 x 29.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Sailing vessel moored at end of lumber chute; buildings on cliff.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten date (LL): Wednesday, June 13th, [18]83.

California, Northern; Lumber industry; Waterfronts

Drawings

 

Brake & apron on lumber chute, Fisk's Mill, Sonoma Co[unty, California] [ca. 1883] BANC PIC 1963.002:1194--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 29.9 x 23.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Looking down chute.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR).

California, Northern; Lumber industry

Drawings

 

Duncan's Mill [Sonoma County, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1195--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 17.6 x 20.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Lumber mill building in early morning with men at work on smokestacks of boards; wooded hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten date (LL): Monday, July 2nd, [18]83, 6 A.M.

Buildings; California, Northern; Lumber industry

Drawings

 

Chiemsee (Lake Chiem, Germany?) 1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:1196--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 23.1 x 29.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Rowboat at edge of lake reeds. Possibly done while Hittell was studying in Munich.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten date (LR): Sept[ember] 1st, [18]84.

Germany; Lakes & ponds; Vessels

Drawings; Landscapes

 

[Ships at sunset] 1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:1197--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper (with insert): pen and ink 13.4 x 18.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Two ships on water as sun sets in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (on verso): C. Hittell, [18]81.

Vessels

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

[View of harbor] 1882 BANC PIC 1963.002:1198--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 15.2 x 22.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Several sailing ships and tug near waterfront; mountains in distance. Possibly San Francisco Bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (on verso): C. Hittell, Jan[uary, 18]82.

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

Drawings; Marines (Visual works)

 

Down the Sacramento [River, California] 1883 BANC PIC 1963.002:1199--A

Creator/Collector: Hittell, Charles [Carlos] J. (1861-1938) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper (with insert): wash and pencil 12 x 19.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Sternwheel paddle steamer traveling down river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten date (LR): Jan[uary 18]83.

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

Marines (Visual works); Wash drawings

 

Illustrations from: Mountains and molehills, or recollections of a burnt journal 1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:1-8--A

Additional Note

Eight color lithographic prints from publication by Frank Marryat "Mountains and molehills, or recollections of a burnt journal" (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855). Includes mostly humorous or satirical images related to the California Gold Rush, most of which depict scenes of pioneer and city life in San Francisco and Northern California, as well as images related to travel across Panama.
 

Where the gold comes from [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:1--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.2 x 19 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining camp showing numerous miners at work along stream with picks, shovels, slice, and gold pans; two hunters carrying deer towards log cabin on hill. Possibly Sutter's Mill, California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat, delt.; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard, lith. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Equipment; Gold rushes; Miners; Mining

Lithographs, color

 

High and dry [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:2 (enclosure)--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.6 x 19 cm.

Content/Description:

Street in San Francisco showing deserted ships transformed into stores and buildings alongside other buildings (Snooks; Eagle Saloon; Bubb, Grub & Co.; Niantic Hotel; Boggs; and Lithography and Printing); figures in street include Chinese, Spaniards, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat, delt.; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard, lith. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

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

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Chargres River [Panama] [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:3--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Several long boats on swiftly moving river surrounded by tropical vegetation.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Central America; Panama; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The winter of 1849 [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:4--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Humorous view of flooded street scene in San Francisco showing pedestrians trying to avoid water; woman crossing over boxes; men crowding street. Buildings line street (sign painting, rooming, Dr. Jones, Astor House, Chinese Warehouse, etc.).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat, delt.; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard, lith. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Northern; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Manners & customs; San Francisco (Calif.); Settlements; Women

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The bar of a gambling saloon [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:5--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Elaborate saloon interior showing men from various walks of life (Spaniards, Chinese, frontiermen, and other) at bar; drunkard to right; dogs; and playing cards and bottles strewn on floor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat, delt.; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard, lith. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Chinese; Frontier & pioneer life; Interiors; Manners & customs; Spaniards

Lithographs, color

 

Horse market, Sonora [California] [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:6--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Man taking bids while on horseback from crowd of men from various walks of life including Spaniards, Chinese, businessmen, pioneers, and African Americans.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Afro-Americans; Animals; California, Northern; Chinese; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Horses; Manners & customs; Spaniards

Lithographs, color

 

A fireman's funeral [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:7--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of firemen stand over coffin in cemetery overlooking San Francisco and bay; one fireman holds banner "We strive to save."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

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

Lithographs, color

 

Crossing the Isthmus [Panama] [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:1440:8--A

Creator/Collector: Marryat, Francis Samuel (1826-1855) , British, artist Brandard, J., lithographer M. & N. Hanhart (active ca. 1851-ca. 1857), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 13.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Chaotic scene showing travelers making way through tropical landscape; donkeys and horses throw passengers and drop cargo; natives carry westerners on their backs and pull their dogs; woman among group.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F. Marryat; (LC, below title): M. & N. Hanhart, impt.; (LR): J. Brandard. From "Mountains and molehills, or Recollections of a burnt journal" by Frank Marryat (London, 1855).

Central America; Indigenous peoples; Packtrains; Panama; Voyages to the Pacific; Women

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Illustrations from: The North-West passage by land 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:01-15--A

Additional Note

Fifteen engravings depicting the adventures of Viscount William Fitzwilliam Milton and Dr. William Butler Cheadle during a journey across the Northwest Passage of Canada undertaken between 1863-1864. The images were taken from the book about their journey "The North-West passage by land" (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865).
 

Our party Across the mountains (from a photograph) 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:01--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.3 x 17.2 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Group portrait of Viscount William Fitzwilliam Milton and Dr. William Butler Cheadle seated with Assiniboine Indian man, woman (Indian man's wife), and boy; with rifles, an ax, pipe and other items on ground. Frontispiece to book describing the 1862-1863 Milton and Cheadle expedition across the Northwest Passage of Canada. Mr. O'B (not named otherwise in book) was a member of the expedition.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Handwritten (LC, on mount): Boy, Viscount Milton, Dr. Cheadle, Assiniboine [Indian] and wife. Printed (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), frontispiece.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America

Engravings; Illustrations; Portraits

 

Over the mountain, near Jasper House [Ottawa, Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:02--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.7 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Milton and Cheadle encourage reluctant pack horse up steep mountain trail.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch; (LR, within image): J. Cooper. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 231.

Animals; Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Horses

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Mr. O'B triumphantly crosses river 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:03--A

Creator/Collector: Wilson, J. H. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Riders, including Cheadle and Assiniboine Indians, on horseback crossing the river; Mr. O'B pulled by tail of Cheadle's horse.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): J.H. Wilson, del.; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 292.

Animals; Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Horses; Indians of North America

Engravings; Illustrations; Portraits

 

The forest on fire 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:04--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Milton and Cheadle beat horse caught in fire (the horse bolted and was saved). Another man (Mr. O'B) sits to side pulling on boots. Plumes of smoke and pockets of fire throughout forest scene.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LR, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), 225.

Animals; Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Fires; Horses

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Fort Edmonton on the north Saskatchewan [River, Alberta, Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:05--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Linton, W. J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Buildings and tents in far distance situated on high bank above river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]; (LR, within image): W.J. Linton. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 183.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Military facilities; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations

 

The trail at an end 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:06--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Pack horses and two men carrying rifles prepare to travel along river bank in dense forest with no trail to follow.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch; (LR, within image): J Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 281.

Animals; Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Horses; Packtrains

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Our night camp on the Eagle River [Canada], expecting the Crees [Indians] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:07--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Camp on high bank of river seen by moonlight. Man on ground with rifle near teepee and campfire; horses, carts, and bundles scattered about.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 68.

Camping; Canada; Dwellings; Expeditions & surveys; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations

 

A view on the north Thompson [River, British Columbia, Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:08--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 17.5 x 10.5 cm., image on sheet 27.5 x 18.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Men on foot in dense forest with high, cone-shaped mountains in the distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): J. Cooper, sc.; (LR, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 275.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Our winter hut - La belle Prairie 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:09--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.4 x 17.4 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Men wearing snowshoes and carrying rifles stand before small log cabin in snowy forest; one man packs sled with dogs in harness.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): [J.] Cooper, sc.; (LR, within image): T.P.? [monogram]; (LR, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 76.

Canada; Dwellings; Expeditions & surveys; Vehicles

Engravings; Illustrations

 

View from hill opposite Jasper House, the upper lake of the Athabasca River and Priest's Rock, Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:10--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.2 x 17.2 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Two men seated on high bluff overlooking broad river valley and lake; high mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 232.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Lakes & ponds; Mountains; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations; Landscapes

 

The headless Indian 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:11--A

Creator/Collector: Wilson, J. H. (active ca. 1865), artist Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Linton, W. J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.5 x 17.5 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Milton, Cheadle, and Assiniboine Indian boy come across headless body seated, cross-legged, in forest. The Indian apparently died of starvation after eating his horse, although the circumstances of the missing head were not understood.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch & T.H. Wilson; (LR, within image): W.J. Linton, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 2296.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Frontier & pioneer life; Indians of North America

Engravings; Illustrations; Portraits

 

The Assiniboine [Indian] rescue Bucephalus [horse] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:12--A

Creator/Collector: Cooper, J., engraver Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), undetermined Wilson, J. H. (active ca. 1865), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.5 x 17.3 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Two pack horses caught in flooded river, as Indian wades through torrents attempting to rescue them. The second horse (named Gisquakarn or 'The Fool') was eventually lost; Bucephalus survived.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): J.H. Wilson et R.P. Leitch; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 259.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Horses; Indians of North America; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Our misadventure with raft in crossing the Canoe River [Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:13--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.5 x 17.3 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Cheadle and Assiniboine Indian rush along bank toward Milton and Assiniboine woman who are clinging to fallen tree in flooded river. Mr. O'B is on raft just past tree.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book: Our misadventure witht raft in crossing the Canon [sic] River. Handwirtten (LL): Franzer River. Printed (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc.; (LR, within image): R.P.L. [monogram for R.P. Leitch]. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 271.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations; Portraits

 

Crossing of Athabasca River, in the Rocky Mountains [Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:14--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.5 x 17.5 cm., on mount 18.8 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Expedition party on raft and horses make way across calm river; high, snow-capped mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Handwritten (LL): Crossing Athabasca River; (LR): Near Jasper House. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865), pg. 245.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Mountains; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Swamp formed by beaver, with ancient beaver house and dam [Dog River, Canada] 1865 BANC PIC 1963.002:0502:15--A

Creator/Collector: Leitch, R. P. (active ca. 1865), artist Cooper, J., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving 10.3 x 17.4 cm., image on sheet 18.9 x 27.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Beaver dam and house in marshy landscape surrounded by forest; stream and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from caption in book. Printed (LL, within image): R.P. Leitch; (LR, within image): J. Cooper, sc. Handwritten (LL): Beaver dam. From publication: The North-West passage by land (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1865). pg. 179.

Canada; Expeditions & surveys; Rivers

Engravings; Illustrations; Landscapes

 

Illustrations from: The Union Pacific Railroad, a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden 1871? BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:01-10--A

Additional Note

Ten illustrations of twelve published in the original publication "The Union Pacific Railroad, a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden" (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?) The series of ten color prints depict sites of interest along Union Pacific Railroad line between Omaha, Nebraska and Ogden, Utah; some from original sketches by G.M. Ottinger.
 

Dale Creek Bridge (near Sherman) [Nebraska] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:01--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Bridge with train crossing; group of Indians on horseback in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York, T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Nebraska; Railroads; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Sherman Rocky Mountains, highest station on the Union Pacific Railroads [Nebraska] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:02--A

Creator/Collector: Ottinger, G. M., artist
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Train going through center of town in distance; Indians in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): G.M. Ottinger, del. Illustration from publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Nebraska; Railroads; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Green River - Rocky Mountains and railroad bridge [Utah] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:03--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.7 cm.

Content/Description:

River with bridge in distance; Indians in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Railroads; Rivers; Utah; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Prairie dog city [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:04--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.6 x 15.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Prairie dogs sit on mounds as train passes in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Animals; Railroads; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

The snow plough [sic] at work near Blue Canyon, G.P. Railroad [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:05--A

Creator/Collector: Ottinger, G. M., artist
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.6 x 16.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Four train engines plow through heavy snow.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): G.M. Ottinger, del. From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Railroads; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

The Devil's Slide, Weber Canyon [Utah] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:06--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Rock formation above body of water; train in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Nature; Railroads; Utah; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

One thousand mile tree west from Omaha, Weber Canyon [Utah] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:07--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Train along creek in canyon.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Railroads; Utah; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Tunnel at Weber Canyon [Utah] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:08--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.6 x 15.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Train on bridge over river; tunnel in hillside behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Railroads; Utah; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Weber Canyon from Finger Rock [Utah] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:09--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.7 x 15.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Train on trucks next to river; angular rock formation in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

Railroads; Utah; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Donner Lake [Central Pacific Railroad, California] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0477:10--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 9.6 x 15.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Donner Lake.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Donner Lake. Handwritten (LL): Central Pacific R[ail] R[oad] Calif[ornia]. From publication: The Union Pacific Railroad: a trip across the North American continent from Omaha to Ogden (New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1871?).

California, Northern; Lakes & ponds; Railroads

Illustrations; Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Illustrations from: United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California after 1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:01-16--A

Additional Note

Sixteen prints documenting U.S.P.R.R. survey of area between 32 and 35 parallels and California under command of Lieutenant R. S. Williamson in 1853 and 1854. Views depict scenery, locations, and Indians in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, California, and other locations.
 

Warners Pass from San Felipe [San Diego, California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:01--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 19.2 x 25.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View from hill looking over broad valley with tent encampment in middleground; hills and mountains rising on either side in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 32 parallel & Cal[ifornia]; (UR): General report, plate. Likely taken from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Mountains; Railroads; San Diego (Calif.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Fort Smith, Arkansas [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:02--A

Creator/Collector: Mollhausen, H. B. (active ca. 1854) , German, artist Sarony, Major & Knapp, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23 x 28.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across river to small town with fort along bank; boat on river.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Itinerary; (LL): H.B. Molhausen; (LR): Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, New York. Likely taken from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arkansas; Expeditions & surveys; Military facilities; Railroads; Settlements

Cityscapes; Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Camp scene in the Mohave Valley of Rio Colorado [California/Arizona] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:03--A

Creator/Collector: Tidball, J. C. (active ca. 1843-ca. 1854), artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 24.1 x 29 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad plain with low mountains rising in distance above river. Indians with spears and bows in foreground; survey encampment with tents in middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Itinerary; (LL): L[ieutenan]t J.C.Tidball 2[n]d Art[illar]y; (LR): T.Sinclair's lith., Philad[elphi]a. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arizona; California, Southern; Camping; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Railroads; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Rio Colorado near the Mojave Villages [California/Arizona] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:04--A

Creator/Collector: Young, J. J. (active ca. 1854), artist Campbell, A. H. (active ca. 1854), artist (based on original by) Sarony, Major & Knapp, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.3 x 28.7 cm.

Content/Description:

River tow crossing with boats being pulled by ropes; figures on both banks hold ropes; Indians and military officials converse in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Top[ographica]l report; (LL): Drawn by J.J.Young from a sketch by A.H.Campbell; (LC, below title): View No. 1/from the left bank looking WNW; (LR): Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, New York. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arizona; California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Military personnel; Railroads; Rivers; Vessels; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Rio Colorado near the Mojave Villages [California/Arizona] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:05--A

Creator/Collector: Young, J. J. (active ca. 1854), artist Mollhausen, H. B. (active ca. 1854) , German, artist (based on original by) Sarony, Major & Knapp, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 22.7 x 28.6 cm.

Content/Description:

River tow crossing with boats being pulled by ropes; figures on both banks hold ropes; Indians and military officials in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Top[ographica]l report; (LL): Drawn by J.J.Young from a sketch by R.R.Molhausen; (LC, below title): View No. 2/from ? island looking north; (LR): Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, New York. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arizona; California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Military personnel; Railroads; Rivers; Vessels; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Navajos [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:06--A

Creator/Collector: Mollhausen, H. B. (active ca. 1854) , German, artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.4 x 28.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Two male Indians sit idly on horseback; both carry long spears; one also has a quiver of arrows and bow.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Indian report; (LL): H.B.Molhausen; (LR): T.Sinclair's lith., Philad[elphi]a. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arms & armaments; Clothing & dress; Expeditions & surveys; Horses; Indians of North America; Railroads

Illustrations; Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

Indian altar and ruins of old Zuni [New Mexico] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:07--A

Creator/Collector: Mollhausen, H. B. (active ca. 1854) , German, artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.7 x 30.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Male Indian gestures toward religious altar laid out on ground before him. Ruins of stone wall (old Zuni missions?) in distance; two western observers look over shoulders at ceremony.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Indian report; (LL): H.B.Molhausen; (LR): T.Sinclair's lith., Philad[elphi]a. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; New Mexico; Railroads; Rites & ceremonies; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Mojave Indians [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:08--A

Creator/Collector: Mollhausen, H. B. (active ca. 1854) , German, artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 24 x 29.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Mojave Indians, two male and one female, in traditional dress with headdresses, body paint and/or tattoos. The men hold spear and bow and arrows; the woman holds basket on her head.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, 35th parallel; (UR): Indian report; (LL): H.B.Molhausen; (LR): T. Sinclair's lith., Philad[elphi]a. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

Arms & armaments; Clothing & dress; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Railroads; Women

Illustrations; Lithographs, color; Portraits

 

Entrance of the Tejon Pass and a portion of the Tejon [California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:09--A

Creator/Collector: Koppel, Charles (active ca. 1854) , German, artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.1 x 29.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad valley surrounded by rolling mountains; small group of men and women in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Plate VI; (LL): Ch[arles] Koppel; (LR): T. Sinclair's lith., Philad[elphi]a. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Railroads

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Los Angeles [California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:10 (copy)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.4 x 30.8 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking city; several buildings, church, farms, etc. scattered on flat landscape with high hills and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Plate X. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Railroads; Settlements

Cityscapes; Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Los Angeles [California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:10--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 20.5 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking city; several buildings, church, farms, etc. scattered on flat landscape with high hills and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Plate X. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54.

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Railroads; Settlements

Cityscapes; Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Colorado Desert and Signal Mountain [Arizona] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:11--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23 x 29.6 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Wagon train crossing desert, moving towards mountain in distance. Two men unharness fallen pack animal in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (on verso): Plate XI. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54 (based on similarity to others in series).

Animals; Arizona; Colorado; Expeditions & surveys; Packtrains; Railroads; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[San Diego Mission, California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:12 (copy)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 21.6 x 29 cm.

Content/Description:

Distant view of Mission San Diego church and buildings; woman and clothes drying on lines in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Mission of San Diego. Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Plate XII. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Expeditions & surveys; Missions; Railroads; Women

Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

[San Diego Mission, California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:12--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 23.3 x 30 cm.

Content/Description:

Distant view of Mission San Diego church and buildings; woman and clothes drying on lines in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Mission of San Diego. Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Plate XII. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Expeditions & surveys; Missions; Railroads; Women

Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Plain between the San Joaquin and Kings Rivers [California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:13--A

Creator/Collector: Koppel, Charles (active ca. 1854) , German, artist A. Hoen & Company (active ca. 1854), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 22.9 x 28.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Indian, wearing feather headdress and carrying spear, rides bareback on horse; broad, open plain in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From a sketch by Ch[arle]s Koppel; (LR): Lith. by A. Hoen & Co., Balt[im]o[re]. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54 (based on similarity to others in series).

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Railroads

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Valley in the slope of the Great Basin: leading from the Tejon Pass [California/Nevada] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:14--A

Creator/Collector: Koppel, Charles (active ca. 1854) , German, artist A. Hoen & Company (active ca. 1854), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 22.9 x 28.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Desert landscape with tall cactus, surrounded by hills. Several figures on horseback make way across valley.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): U.S.P.R.R. exp. & surveys, Cal[ifornia]; (UR): Geology plate XI. Printed (LL): From a sketch by Ch[arle]s Koppel; (LR): Lith. by A.Hoen & Co., Balto. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Nevada; Railroads; West (U.S.)

Illustrations; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

US Military Post, Benicia [California] [not before 1854] BANC PIC 1963.002:0478:15--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 22.5 x 27.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Several small buildings situated on low rolling hills; flagpole in center of compound.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (on verso): Geology plate I[?]. Likely from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California, under the command of Lieut. R.S. Williamson, in 1853-54 (based on similarity to others in series).

Buildings; California, Northern; Military facilities; Railroads; San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)

Illustrations; Lithographs, color