Title:Drawings from the Dan De Quille papers
Creator/Contributor:De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898, creator
Most items are studies of faces.
Date:ca. 1880-1898 (issued)
Title supplied by cataloger.
Drawings by Dan De Quille (William Wright)
William Wright came to California from Iowa in 1857; three years later abandoned mining to work for the Virginia City Territorial
Enterprise, becoming a celebrated writer and humorist under the pen name "Dan de Quille," and continued with the Enterprise
most the the time until its demise in 1893. A literary light of the Comstock during its great age, Wright wrote the classic
History of the Big Bonanza.
Transferred from the Dan De Quille papers (BANC MSS P-G 246 Box 3)
8 pages of drawings : pencil, b&w ; various sizes + one title page.
BANC PIC 1953.007--A
Origin:No place, unknown, or undetermined