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Henry Box Brown Drawings 1851-1852
HM 62464 (1-43)  
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Cal[ifornia] Indian Boy, Wylacker Tribe near Shasta from Life 1852: drawing (1852). HM 62464 (1).

Physical Description: 38 x 26 cm. Pencil with watercolor and gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Reddings, near Shasta. Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, on cover and page 193.
 

No-e-nne boy: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (2).

Physical Description: 21 x 19 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

California Indians Women, Upper Sacramento Valley: drawing[1852].

Physical Description: 26 x 20 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Doubtless Chino village near
 

Munroe's Ranch Upper Sacr[amento] River. HM 62464 (3).

Scope and Content Note

Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 194.
 

Interior Indian House near Colvin, Cal[ifornia] 1852: drawing(1852). HM 62464 (4).

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On front: House, title is on verso. A very similar drawing is published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 176, and in Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by John Russell Bartlett, p. 30 and on the cover of A Collection of Ethnographical Articles on the California Indians, edited by Robert F. Heizer.
 

Cal[ifornia] Indians Sacreficing [sic] to their Dead Friends: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (5).

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Ceremony called Hapi[?] by Uba River Tribes. Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 192.
 

Chinoh Council House, near Munroe's, Sac[ramento] R[iver]: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (6).

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Two faint sketches of figures; the complete sketch of one is published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 269.
 

Summer Lodges California Indians near Shasta 1852: drawing(1852).

Physical Description: 26 x 38 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Summer Lodges, Original of Woodcut in Bartlett, Personal Narrative, Vol. II, p. 31, 1854. Published in Drawn from Life: California Indians in Pen and Brush by Theodora Kroeber, Albert B. Elsasser, and Robert F. Heizer, page 189 and 190, and in Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by John Russell Bartlett, p. 31.
 

Near Grass Valley Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (8).

Physical Description: 20 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

On the Sacramento near Shasta Head of Great Sacramento Plain April1852: drawing (1852). HM 62464 (9).

Physical Description: 27 x 42 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Head of Sacramento Valley looking down from above Shasta City: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (10).

Physical Description: 26 x 39 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Four sketches of figures and illegible word.
 

Shasta Peak from Tehama about 100 miles distant: drawing(1852). HM 62464 (11).

Physical Description: 19 x 30 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Tehama, Sacramento River, Cala. 1852.
 

Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (12).

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.
 

At Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (13).

Physical Description: 18 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

At Nevada City 1852: drawing (1852). HM 62464 (14).

Physical Description: 19 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.
 

Nevada City, Cal[ifornia]: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (15).

Physical Description: 18 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.
 

Quartz Mills near Nevada City: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (16).

Physical Description: 20 x 25 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.
 

Groups of Oaks near Munroes and Coast Range from Munroes: drawings[1852]. HM 62464 (17).

Physical Description: 13 x 40 cm. Two drawings. Pencil on paper.
 

Lawsons Peaks, Sierra Nevada from Reddings Ranch Sacramento River: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (18).

Physical Description: 26 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: View on the Sacramento River Shasta.
 

Head of Sacramento Valley and Shasta Peak: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (19).

Physical Description: 19 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

At Munroeville Looking West: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (20).

Physical Description: 13 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Coast Range from Tehama: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (21).

Physical Description: 13 x 39 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: Sketch of a man sitting.
 

The Buttes from foothills near Marysville, Cal[ifornia]: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (22).

Physical Description: 16 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Roses Bar, Uba River 1851: drawing (1851). HM 62464 (23).

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

At Gold Hill, California: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (24).

Physical Description: 18 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

On Deer Creek near Nev[ada] City: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (25).

Physical Description: 19 x 26 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

Above Reddings Ranch on the Sacramento: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (26).

Physical Description: 20 x 37 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Mouth of Caon, Shasta road, California with Trinity Mountains 1852: drawing (1852). HM 62464 (27).

Physical Description: 21 x 27 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Lassons Peak, Sierra Nevada: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (28).

Physical Description: 26 x 41 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

Fire at San Francisco Sketched from P. O. May 1851: drawing(1851). HM 62464 (29).

Physical Description: 22 x 30 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

Untitled [drawing shows Goat Island and the San Francisco Bay]: drawing [1851]. HM 62464 (30).

Physical Description: 19 x 28 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

On verso: various sketches.
 

Goat Island and Contra Costa, San Francisco Bay: drawing[1851]. HM 62464 (31).

Physical Description: 15 x 27 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.
 

Coast of Mexico Pacific: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (32).

Physical Description: 19 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.
 

Mexican Coast, 150 miles NW Acapulco: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (33).

Physical Description: 15 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

Near Cape Corrientes Gulf California: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (34).

Physical Description: 15 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

White Islands Above Acapulco: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (35).

Physical Description: 15 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor.
 

Harbour of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua from the Town 1852: drawing(1852). HM 62464 (36).

Physical Description: 20 x 40 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Nicaragua: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (37).

Physical Description: 16 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Guatamala [sic] from the Pacific: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (38).

Physical Description: 13 x 44 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Near San Salvador Central America: drawing[1852]. HM 62464 (39).

Physical Description: 17 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper with watercolor and gouache.
 

Nicaragua: drawing [1852]. HM 62464 (40).

Physical Description: 11 x 43 cm. Pencil on paper.
 

Omotepee [sic] from Virgin Bay Lake Nicaragua sketched in 1852: drawing (1852). HM 62464 (41).

Physical Description: 13 x 42 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Port Deposit Susquehanna: drawing [n.d.]. HM 62464 (42).

Physical Description: 13 x 20 cm. Pencil on paper with gouache.
 

Blank sheet of Paper - probably once used as a mount for one of the drawings. HM 62464 (43).