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Views from the Edward Vischer papers [graphic]
BANC PIC 1977.115--PIC; BANC PIC 1977.115--PIC
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Title:

Views from the Edward Vischer papers

Creator/Contributor:

Vischer, Edward., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Ogilby, R. E. (Robert E.)

Abstract:

Items relating to the Washoe mining region include: a large format textual description of Vischer's "Panorama from the summit of Mount Davidson, Washoe Range"; and four photographs (c.1862 by Vischer, possibly from an album or catalog) which reproduce "Vicher's vignettes of Washoe" and "Vischer's Panorama of Washoe, from the summit of Mount Davidson." Collection also includes eight original watercolors, some of which appear to reproduce Vischer originals, by Ogilby; mostly showing the San Francisco Bay, missions, and other California scenes. Some of these are decorated by pressed foliage surrounding the images.

Date:

ca. 1850-ca. 1869 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Pictorial works
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Pictorial works
Washoe Region (Nev.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown. Art by Edward Vischer, some copied by [R.E.?] Ogilby.
Photographic reproductions (albumen) of art by Edward Vischer; watercolor reproductions by Ogilby (presumably of Vischer art); and 1 printed broadside describing a Vischer view.
RESTRICTED WATERCOLORS: Use of watercolors only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
Transferred from the Edward Vischer papers (BANC MSS 77/37)

Type:

graphic
Watercolors.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
14 items (4 photographic prints, 8 paintings, 1 print and 1 broadside) : albumen photographic prints and watercolors ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1977.115--PIC
BANC PIC 1977.115--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED WATERCOLORS: Use of watercolors only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Edward Vischer papers : Vischer, Edward.
Sketches of the Washoe mining regions : Vischer, Edward
Panorama of the Washoe region from the summit of Mount Davidson : Vischer, Edward