Guide to the Virginia C. Wilson collection

M. Carey
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz 95064

Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: Virginia C. Wilson collection
Creator: Wilson, Virginia C., 1947-
Identifier/Call Number: MS.257
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet 1 flat
Date (inclusive): 1888-1900
Abstract: This collection contains 24 photograuvres printed on silk, 2 "Artist-Proof Edition" lithographs, all from Picturesque California.
Language of Material: English


Collection open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for the items in this collection is owned by the creators and their heirs. Reproduction or distribution of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the copyright owner. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether a use is fair use, and to obtain any necessary permissions. For more information see UCSC Special Collections and Archives policy on Reproduction and Use.

Preferred Citation

Virginia C. Wilson collection. MS 257. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Virginia C. Wilson, 2002

Scope and Content of Collection

A small collection of supplemental prints offered by the J. Dewing Publishing Co. publisher of Picturesque California, copyright 1888. This collection consists of 2 lithographs on paper and 24 photograuvres printed on cloth.

Processing Information

Processed by M. Carey 9/25/2014. Encoded by M. Carey.

Related Material

Picturesque California : the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific slope ; California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming / illustrated with etchings, photographs, wood engravings, etc., by eminent American artists ; edited by John Muir. Publisher New York : J. Dewing, 1888.
Spec Coll Oversize - F851.M95 1888

Subjects and Indexing Terms

California -- Description and travel
California -- Photographs

box 1

Artist: Cozzens, Fred


Mount Tamalpais from San Francisco 1887

box 1

Artist: Darley, F. O. C.


After a Day's Sport in the Sierras 1887

box 1

Artist: Hill, Thomas


Yosemite Falls n.d.


Vernal and Nevada Falls n.d.


Mountain with wildflowers n.d.


Early Morning among the Tules 1894

box 1

Artist: Keith, William


View from South Fork of the San Joaquin River n.d.


Mt. Rainier from Lake Washington n.d.


Mt. Emerson and the High Sierras n.d.

box 1

Artist: Keller, A. S.


Home Life on Behring's Sea n.d.

box 1

Artist: Mills, Harrison


Headwaters of the Grand, n.d.

box 1

Artist: Moran, Thomas


The Royal Gorge - 2 copies, n.d.

box 1

Artist: Remington, Frederick


Mule Train Crossings the Sierras, n.d.


Goldminers Panning, with Mule, n.d.

box 1

Artist:Rix, Julian


Madrona Trees at Paper Mill Creek, n.d.


The Lone Cypress midpoint of Monterey, n.d.


Winter in the Yosemite Valley, n.d.


Point Reyes Light, n.d.


Farallons Islands, n.d.


San Francisco Mountains, 1888

box 1

Artist: Spiel, G.


Box Canyon Red Mountain Creek, Ouray, CO - 2 copies, 1889


Logging in the Redwood Forest by A. Hencke after G. Spiel - 2 copies, 1889

box 1

Artist: Tabor, Frank


Upper Twin Lakes, 1888