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Prints from the California gold rush period [graphic].
BANC PIC 1983.220--A
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Title:

Prints from the California gold rush period

Creator/Contributor:

Butler, Warren C., 1826-1878, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Nahl, Charles Christian, 1818-1878, artist.

Creator/Contributor:

Kuchel & Dresel

Abstract:

Uncaptioned prints, possibly proofs, of California landscapes, mostly featuring towns and mining camps. 1: Pine Log Crossing mining camp -- 2: cave on river -- 3: "California" lithograph of mining scene at base of hill, trimmed from a pictorial lettersheet -- 4-7: proofs for Hutching's [sic, i.e. Hutchings'] panoramic scenes, Northern California (Including Shasta (formerly misidentified as Placerville); Jacksonville, O.T.; river mining scene at Scott's Bar; and Weaverville) -- 8: Gibsonville.

Date:

ca. 1854-1859 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-or
Mining districts -- California -- Pictorial works
Mining camps -- California -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
Gibsonville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Gold discoveries -- Pictorial works
Shasta (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Jacksonville (Or.) -- Pictorial works
Weaverville (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Scott River (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger. Each print identified (or mis-identified) in later hand on back.
Date supplied based on W.C. Butler's 1854 arrival in California.
Each print (except one) bears the name W.C. Butler within print, as artist or engraver. Two items also bear names of Kuchel & Dressel, del. Four are attributed to artist C.C. Nahl, in a later hand on back. One additional bears initials "C.N." within print.
Four prints (including Shasta and Jacksonville, O.T.) are proofs of views issued on a Kuchel and Dressel pictorial lettersheet titled: Hutchings' panoramic scenes, Northern California.
Formerly cataloged with the devised collection title: The gold rush period.
Purchase; 1983.

Type:

graphic
Landscapes-California.
Wood engravings.
Pictorial lettersheets.
Letterheads.
Lithographs.
Landscapes (Representations)-California.

Physical Description:

graphic
print
8 prints (wood engravings and 1 lithograph) : b&w ; ca. 14 x 11 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1983.220--A

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Hutching's panoramic scenes : Northern California : Hutchings, J. M. (James Mason), : 1820-1902