Wellingtonia Gigantea [redwood]: standing on the head waters of the Stanislaus & San Antoine Rivers in Calaveras County, California
Lapham, Joseph M. (active 1852-1860), American, artist (artist)
Day & Son (active ca. 1850), British, lithographer (lithographer)
Needham, J., lithographer (lithographer)
BANC PIC 1963.002:0374--D
print on paper: lithograph, color
63.5 x 46 cm., dome top
Giant redwood standing in clearing; tent, Indians with bows and papoose, and western couple in foreground. Detail of pine
cone below main image.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature by J.M. Lapham, J. Needham, lith.; (LR): Day & Son, lith[ographe]rs to the Queen;
(LR): Diameter 31 feet at the base, height 290 feet, estimated age 3000 years; (LC, below title): Introduced to England by
messrs. Veitch & Son of Exeter, and of the Exotic Nursery, Kings Road, Chelsea, through their collector Mr. W[illia]m Lobb.
For variants see 1963.002:0375--C and 1963.002.1420--C.