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Adventures of a Pike in California San Francisco: Britton & Rey Lithograph: 25 x 18 cm. [overall] Includes 17 illustrations, left to right, top to bottom: Coming in from the Plains; Winter Experience; Disturbers of his Rest; Wet Diggings; Dry Diggings; buys a Quartz Claim; Daming; Making acquaintance with the natives; Visits Sacramento; Buys a horse; and Stockton; Going back to the Mines; Other parties Claim him next day; Dead broke; Sinks in a deep hole; Makes a rais; and takes the Railroad for home
Appearance of Morse & Heslep's Flour Mill, Hayward's, as left by the Earthquake of Oct. 21, 1868. Loss $12,000 Lithograph: 13 x 18 cm.
Articles in a Miner's Creed [N.p.]: James M. Hutchings, 1855 Wood cut: 24 x 18 cm.
Bachelor in a Tight Place San Francisco: Hutchings & Rosenfield Wood engraving; 12 x 18 cm.
Calavaras Big Tree Grove Hotel [N.p.]: Mdss-Eng. Co. N.Y. (?) Lithograph; 10 x 17 cm.
California Politicians For Sale, ... at the Noisey Carrier's Lithograph; 24 x 16 cm.
Coining Money At The San Francisco Branch Mint San Francisco: Hutching [sic] and Rosenfield A. Nahl, Butler, Eastman, Herrick Sc. [in various blocks] Wood engraving; 25 x 22 cm. [overall] Includes 7 illustrations, left to right, top to bottom: Making The Granulations; Front View Of The San Francisco Branch Mint; Cleaning the Planchets; Running The Gold Into Ingots; Rolling And Cutting Room; Adjusting Room; Stamping Into Coin
Col E. D. Baker. We mourn his loss. illiam [William] Keith [in block, l.r.] Wood engraving; 13 x 10 cm.
Day & Night Of A Miner's Life San Francisco: Britton & Rey Lithograph; 24 x 17 cm. [overall] Includes 3 illustrations. [2 copies]
Departure For El Dorado San Francisco: Quirot Lithograph; 25 x 21 cm. [overall] Includes 9 illustrations: Corresponding Agent; Cheap and easy way of going to the mines; Delmonico; To Admirers of Music; Departure for El Dorado; Life preserver in the mines; As I am in want of patients for my Sarsparilla, and it is the only thing I have to live upon, I shall swallow it myself; Director of the X... Mining Company; A Company of prospecting miners; Gamblers
Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River March 21th [sic] 1853 San Francisco: Britton & Rey 4 Lithographs; 10 x 13 cm. Wreck of Steamship Tenessee [sic] Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853; Wreck & Burning of the Steamer Independence, Island Marcarita Feby. 16th 1853. 150 Lives Lost; Collapse of Flue on Board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th 1853. 50 Lives Lost; Wreck of Propellor [sic] Steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef April 9th 1853 Also 2 small lithographs. [Two copies]
Downieville At The Forks Of The North Yuba River [N.p.]: S. W. Langton Sketched by A. W. Grippen Justh & Quirot Lithographers Lithograph; 17 x 26 cm.
Earthquake In San Francisco, Cal. Oct. 21st 1868 San Francisco: D. Appleton & Co. 3 Lithographs, left to right; 9 x 5 cm.; 11 x 11 cm.; 9 x 5 cm.
The Frazer River Thermometer San Francisco: Sterett & Butler, 1858 Lithograph; 41 x 25 cm. [overall] Includes 18 illustrations: across top: Leaves his family; Widest anticipations realized; Gold by the cart l oad; down left side: Jonathan takes the Fever; Law limit 400; Excited Speculators; $500 per day to the man; Gets a Letter from his friend; Reports confirmed; The Bulletin Board; Country Merchant; down right side: Interior view Victoria Hotel; Waits for the River to Fall; The Water Falls; A Bare prospect; Hair-breadth escape; Bone of a grizzly, not a gristly bone; down center: illustration of thermometer
Great Fire In San Francisco June 14th 1850. 500 Buildings Burned Loss $5,000,000 [N.p.]: WB Cooke & Co. C. J. Pollard Lithograph Lithograph; 12 x 23 cm.
The great Fire in San Francisco in the morning of the 17 of September 1850 Grand incendie á San Francisco Le 17 Septembre 1850. (au matin). El gran Incendio en la mañana del 17 de Setiembre 1850 [all 17's are blurred as if artist were not sure of date] Lithograph; 20 x 36 cm.
Hutchings' California Scenes. The Mammoth Trees [N.p.]: James M. Hutchings, 1854 Sun Print Anthony & Baker Sc. [in block, l.r.] Wood engraving; 22 x 18 cm. [Three copies. See also no. 35]
Hydraulic Method of Mining W. C. Butler, Engraver [in block, l.r.] C. Nahl. [in block, l.l.] Wood engraving; 23 x 18 cm.
Iowa Hill [N.p.]: Barber & Baker G. H. Baker del. [in block, l.r.] Wood engraving; 11 x 19 cm.
Jose Forner, Aged 32 Years, a Native of Valencia, Spain San Francisco: Bonestell & Williston Published under the direction of the keepers of the County Jail Lithograph; 21 x 18 cm.
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