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Bird's-eye view of Riverside, San Bernardino Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] looking north to the San Bernardino Mountains 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0966--C

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 30.9 x 53.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking small town in valley surrounded by orchards; Santa Ana River at left, San Bernardino Mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Bird's-eye view of Rive Side, San Bernardino Co[unty], Cal[ifornia]/Looking north to the San Bernadino Mountains. Printed (LC, below title): Settled in 1870 by Dr. Greves and Judge North, population 800/1877; (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover, Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia]; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., Lith, San Francisco.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Rivers; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

View of East Los Angeles, California, from Brooklyn Heights looking north to the Sierra Madre Mountains [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0969--C

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 31.1 x 54 cm.

Content/Description:

View overlooking small town surrounded by agricultural fields, orchards, and hills; Los Angeles River at left; Sierra Madre Mountains in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover, Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia]; (LC, below title): Subdivided by John S. Griffin, John G. Downey, and Hancock M. Johnson; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., Lith., San Francisco.

Agriculture; California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Mountains; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Glendora, Los Angeles County, California [1888] BANC PIC 1963.002:0973--D

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 51.3 x 68.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of six month old town with small number of buildings and houses; street names and railroad Santa Fe Railroad identified. Marginal views include residences, public buildings, and businesses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Glendora Land Company; (LR): Lith. H.S. Crocker & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0650--A.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Railroads; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of Alosta, Los Angeles Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] Jan[uary] 1888 1888 BANC PIC 1963.002:0974--D

Creator/Collector: Moore, Edwin S. (active ca. 1880), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 57.4 x 70.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image looking from Alosta Heights over town; railroad at left; orchards in distance with mountain ridges behind; streets and points of interest identified. Marginal views include residences, businesses, and other buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Signature (LR): E.S. Moore, artist.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

San Pedro, Los Angeles Co[unty], California [ca. 1895] BANC PIC 1963.002:0975--D

Creator/Collector: Pierce, Bruce Wellington (1858-1947) , American, artist and lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.8 x 80 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view looking inland from Pacific Ocean; waterfront area in foreground with beach and bathhouse, railroads (Southern Pacific Railroad and Los Angeles Terminal Railroad), and piers and wharves (piles of lumber at right); numerous ships (steam and sail) in harbor. Marginal views include residences, businesses, churches, and public buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image--caption or signature?): G. Falk. Handwritten date (LC): ca. 1895. Printed (LL): Drawn & litho'd by B.W. Pierce, 230 N. Main St[reet], L[os] A[ngeles], Cal[ifornia].

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Churches; Dwellings; Harbors; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Lumber industry; Railroads; Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of town and waterfront of San Pedro, California: showing the existing inner and the proposed outer harbor 1897 BANC PIC 1963.002:0976--C

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer Los Angeles Times, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 44.4 x 58.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Coastline showing waterfront area with harbor and wharves; ships in channel and railroad lines along shore; city in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): H.S. Crocker Co., Los Angeles, S[an] F[rancisco] and Sac[ramento]; (on verso): The Los Angeles Times, April 25, 1897. Complete edition of Los Angeles Times.

California, Southern; Harbors; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island [California] [1898] BANC PIC 1963.002:0979--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 10.2 x 12.8 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View overlooking Catalina harbor, beach and waterfront area with buildings, pier and boats in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LC, on mat): [1898]. Printed (on verso): [Los Ange]les Times.

Bays; California, Southern; Harbors; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Bird's-eye view of Azusa, Los Angeles Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] 1887 1887 BANC PIC 1963.002:0992--D

Creator/Collector: Moore, Edwin S. (active ca. 1880), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 51.3 x 68.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image looking from above over town; railroad at right; orchards with mountain ridges behind; streets and points of interest identified. Marginal views include A.T. & S.F. Depot and Hotel Azusa.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): E.S. Moore, del.

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

[View of Mission San Luis Rey, Santa Margarita Valley, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0993--C

Creator/Collector: Muller, lithographer Bertrand, Arthus , French, publisher Lemercier (active ca. 1855) , French, printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 34.2 x 53.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Church façade with mission buildings to left; men, women, and children of various ethnic backgrounds in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Vue de la Mission de Saint Louis Roi de France. Printed (UL): Voyage de M. D. de Mofras; (UR): No. 23 de l'Atlas; (LL): Publié par Arthus Bertrand; (LC, above title): Imp. par Lemercier; (LC, below title): Dans la Nouvelle Californie; (LR): Lith. par Muller. Reference note from Inventory Sheets: Exploration du térritoire de l'Oregon, des Californies et de la mer Vermeille (Paris, 1844), pp. 23 and 24. Present façade differs from that shown in image. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Missions

Lithographs

 

[Plan of Mission San Luis Rey, Santa Margarita Valley, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0993a--C

Creator/Collector: Avril, Charles , French, engraver Bineteau , French, lithographer Bertrand, Arthus , French, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 34.2 x 53.1 cm.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Plan geometriue de la Mission de S[ain]t Louis Roi de France/Dans la Nouveau Californie. Printed (UL): Voyage de M.D. de Mofras; (UR): No. 24 de l'Atlas; (LL): Gravé sur pierre par Ch. Avril; (LC): Paris Arthus Bertrand, éditeur; (LR): Lith. de Bineteau. Printed legend. Inscriptions in French.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Missions

Architectural drawings; Engravings

 

[Early California farm., probably in vicinity of Los Angeles, ca. 1860-70] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0997--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: gouache 35.3 x 50.7 cm.

Content/Description:

River valley with towering snow-capped mountains in distance; farm buildings in center; arid landscape; palms and agaves in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title from modern mat (now removed), see Inventory Sheets.

Agriculture; Buildings; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Gouaches; Landscapes; Paintings

 

[Corner view of San Fernando Rey Mission building, California] 1890 BANC PIC 1963.002:1342--B

Creator/Collector: Fenn, Harry (1845-1911) , British, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: ink and wash 20.6 x 15.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner of mission building with bell over tiled roof; friar standing in right foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): FH [monogram of Harry Fenn] and [18]90. Possibly illustration for publication: Century Company (New York) stamp on verso.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Missions

Drawings

 

[View of San Fernando Rey Mission, California] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1963.002:1343--B

Creator/Collector: Fenn, Harry (1845-1911) , British, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 15.4 x 29 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking towards San Fernando Mission; two large palms foreground; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten annotations on verso including: 'Fenn' and 'San Fernando'.

Buildings; California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Missions

Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Valley near Los Angeles, California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1373--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Hermann (1832-1932) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 20 x 30.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View from arroyo; valley with body of water in right foreground; group of buildings in middleground; mountains in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): H. Herzog.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Scene in Los Angeles, California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1374--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Hermann (1832-1932) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 27.8 x 38 cm.

Content/Description:

Street with building at left (possibly Mission San Gabriel); figure in front of building carrying parasol; low plaster wall and white towered structure in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text on stretcher. Signature (LR): H. Herzog.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Valley near Los Angeles, California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1375--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Hermann (1832-1932) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 20 x 30.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Quiet valley with groves of oak trees; hills and mountains beyond; large bird circling in air.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): H. Herzog.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Valley near Los Angeles, California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1376--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Hermann (1832-1932) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 19.1 x 30.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Valley with church in foreground; body of water in right middleground; snow-capped mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): H. Herzog.

California, Southern; Churches; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Cal[ifornia] 1857 c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:1457--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Hellman & Bro., publisher Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 50.4 x 65.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Low angle view of city with backyards visible; marginal views of businesses, residences, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's California views; (MC): Entered... 1857 by Kuchel & Dresel... California; (LL): Drawn from nature & stone by Kuchel & Dresel, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] Francisco; (LC, below title): Published by Hellman & Bro.; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Sierra Madre, San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1460--D

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 60.5 x 80.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Central view of city sparsely populated with orchards and fields; Santa Fe Railroad at lower right foreground. Marginal views include residences, businesses (Cigar Factory), churches, and public buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): HStggr [Henry Steinegger); (LC, below title): Elevation from 1400 to 1800 f[ee]t/View and climate unsurpassed, abundance of pure mountain water piped to each lot/Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Railroads; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

[Green Hotel, Pasadena, California] [ca. 1910] BANC PIC 1963.002:1471--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 29.5 x 116.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View of large, several-stories hotel; cars, carriages, and pedestrians in front of building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and date based on printed label (on verso).

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; Los Angeles region (Calif.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Pasadena, California, 1893 1893 BANC PIC 1963.002:1472--F

Creator/Collector: Pierce, Bruce Wellington (1858-1947) , American, artist and lithographer Wood & Church (active ca. 1893), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph 71.4 x 107.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of densely populated city with Arroyo Seco in left foreground; Southern California Railroad (S.C.R.R.) running through center of city; numerous orchards; and Sierra Madre Mountains in distance (Lowe, Wilson's Peak, and Baldy). Marginal views include residences, hotels, schools, and public buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Published by Wood & Church, no. 52 E[ast] Colorado St[reet]; (LR): Drawn & lithographed by B.W. Pierce, L[os] A[ngeles], Cal[ifornia]. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Agriculture; Buildings; California, Southern; Dwellings; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Mountains; Railroads; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Key to the city of Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia], bird's-eye view, looking south to the Pacific Ocean c1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:1474 (supplement)--B

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 25.3 x 40.7 cm.

Content/Description:

City with numerical and alphabetical designations for sites, buildings, and streets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC). Printed (UC): Weekly Herald Supplement/Los Angeles, Saturday, March 10th, 1877; (ML): From a sketch by E. S. Glover; (MC): Entered... 1876 by E.S. Glover; (MR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., Lith., S[an] F[rancisco]. Meant to accompany main item 1963.002:1474--D.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Engravings; Keys (Legends)

 

Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia] 1873 1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:1476 (copy)--C

Creator/Collector: Mathews, A. E. (active ca. 1866-ca. 1883), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 35.2 x 52.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad, elevated view looking from outskirts toward town in distance; orchard and fields in foreground; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Los Angeles gives its name to the valley in which it is located, and where it occupies a charming location, nestling amidst orange groves and vineyards, the coast range with its accompanying valleys here forms a panoramic view of rare beauty; (LL): A.E. Mathews, delt.; (LC, below title): A.L. Bancroft & Company, publishers, 721 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co. Lith.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Los Angeles, Cal[ifornia] 1873 1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:1476--C

Creator/Collector: Mathews, A. E. (active ca. 1866-ca. 1883), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 34.9 x 48.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad elevated view looking from outskirts toward town in distance; orchard and fields in foreground; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Los Angeles gives its name to the valley in which it is located, and where it occupies a charming location, nestling amidst orange groves and vineyards, the coast range with its accompanying valleys here forms a panoramic view of rare beauty; (LL): A.E. Mathews, delt.; (LC, below title): A.L. Bancroft & Company, publishers, 721 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co. Lith.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Carlton Hotel, Pasadena, Cal[ifornia] [1888] BANC PIC 1963.002:1480--A

Creator/Collector: Chamberlaine & Ingalsbe (active ca. 1888), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving, hand colored 22 x 16 cm.

Content/Description:

Advertisement including view of three story Victorian-style hotel with horse-drawn carriages and streetcars in front.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL, within image): Chamberlaine & Ingalsbe, S[an] F[rancisco]. Handwritten (LC): Pasadena directory, 1888.

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Vehicles

Advertisements; Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

Los Angeles [California] in 1881 [ca. 1931] BANC PIC 1963.002:1806--F

Creator/Collector: Los Angeles Times, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical 55.9 x 84 cm.

Content/Description:

Scale model of Los Angeles in 1881 published in commemoration of fiftieth anniversary of Los Angeles Times; primarily residential areas with key and legend identifying buildings and residences.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL). Printed (UL, above title): [page] 2; (UC): 1881, Los Angeles Times, 1931; (UR): [page] 3. Printed legend.

California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Settlements

Keys (Legends); Photomechanical prints

 

[San Fernando Rey Mission?, San Fernando Valley, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1883--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: photomechanical, hand colored 27.5 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Two mission buildings set in vast landscape with mountains in background; ruins stand in center; small fountain in left foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (on verso): Probably San Fernando Mission.

Buildings; California, Southern; Los Angeles region (Calif.); Missions

Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

Southern California: San Diego

 

San Diego 1850 [California] 1850 BANC PIC 1963.002:0270--C

Creator/Collector: Conts, C. G. (active ca. 1850), artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 46.9 x 59.1 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

View overlooking small settlement; bay to left; Indians in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. of Britton & Rey, San Francisco; (LR): C.G. Conts, del.

Bays; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Diego, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0356--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 14.2 x 20.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town towards hills; harbor with wharves, sailing and steam ships in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): No. 119, San Diego, California. Printed (UL): [page] 38; (UC): Specimen Book of Electrotypes. From periodical.

Bays; California, Southern; Harbors; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Engravings, color

 

San Diego and bay [California] [not before 1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:0417--B

Creator/Collector: Andrew, W. O. (active ca. 1887-ca. 1891) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, color 12.5 x 47.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Panoramic view of waterfront area with dense buildings; harbor with masted sailing ships; and bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Pen sketch of San Diego Harbor, drawn and engraved for the Golden Era by W.O. Andrews. Printed (LL, within image): Drawn on zinc & eng[raved] by W.O. Andrew; (LC): San Diego & bay 1887.

Bays; California, Southern; Harbors; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements

Engravings, color; Panoramic views

 

San Diego [California] [ca. 1846] BANC PIC 1963.002:0418--A

Creator/Collector: E. Weber & Co. (active ca. 1835-ca. 1854), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 13.2 x 22 cm.

Content/Description:

General view over early settlement showing group of one-story buildings and row of tents; US flag flies in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Balto. [Baltimore]. Illustration from " Notes of a military reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers" by Lieut. Col. W. H. Emory (Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848).

California, Southern; Expeditions & surveys; Military facilities; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Illustrations; Lithographs

 

Pen sketch of Point Loma [California] from the beach [1888?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0480:01--A

Creator/Collector: Andrew, W. O. (active ca. 1887-ca. 1891) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph 15.7 x 23.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Two figures sit on bench near shore looking out across bay; Point Loma in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): W. Andrew; (on verso): The San Diego Bay Region. Possibly published in Guide to San Diego Bay region, California (San Diego: San Diego Land & Town Co., 1888).

Bays; California, Southern; Waterfronts

Landscapes; Lithographs

 

Pen sketch from ocean side of beach [San Diego, California] [1888?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0480:02--A

Creator/Collector: Andrew, W. O. (active ca. 1887-ca. 1891) , American, artist (in the style of)
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph 14.4 x 24.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Inland waterway with ocean to right; boardwalk and small pier on water; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (on verso): The San Diego Bay Region. Possibly published in Guide to San Diego Bay region, California (San Diego: San Diego Land & Town Co., 1888).

Bays; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Waterfronts

Landscapes; Lithographs

 

Glimpse of harbor and US barracks from Babcock and Story's Wharf [San Diego, California] [1888?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0480:03--A

Creator/Collector: Andrew, W. O. (active ca. 1887-ca. 1891) , American, artist (in the style of)
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph 12.8 x 24.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Large buildings in compound at left, US flag flies from main structure. Small buildings along shoreline; boats on bay at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Pen sketch; (on verso): The San Diego Bay Region. Possibly published in Guide to San Diego Bay region, California (San Diego: San Diego Land & Town Co., 1888).

Buildings; California, Southern; Military facilities; San Diego (Calif.); Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Court House of San Diego County, California, erected in 1872 [not before 1872] BANC PIC 1963.002:0482:01--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 25.6 x 31.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Two-story building surrounded by fenced park; horse-drawn carriage in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Buildings; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

"Cajon Villa," country res[idence], orchard and vineyard of Maj[or] Levy Chase, El Cajon Valley [San Diego County, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0482:02--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 25.6 x 31.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Views of country and town residences of Major Chase; country residence surrounded by orchards and vineyards.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC, below upper image): Town residence of Maj[or] Chase.

Agriculture; California, Southern; Dwellings; San Diego (Calif.)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[Mission San Diego de Alcalá, California] 1888 and 1898 BANC PIC 1963.002:0697--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 32.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church facade and adjacent buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LR): San Diego/Jan[uar]y 1888 [and] [18]89.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions; San Diego (Calif.)

Drawings

 

[Mission San Diego de Alcalá, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0698--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.5 x 32 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and adjacent buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): San Diego Mission/Jan[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions; San Diego (Calif.)

Drawings

 

San Diego [Mission, California] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0771--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: ink and wash 9 x 18.1 cm., image on sheet 16 x 24.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Southeast end of mission church. Long, low adobe structure with tile roof in state of dilapidation; portion of facade visible above roofline. Other ruined structures nearby, with empty field in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): San Diego.

California, Southern; Churches; Missions; San Diego (Calif.)

Drawings

 

Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado Beach, San Diego, California July 1888 BANC PIC 1963.002:0846--B

Creator/Collector: Rand McNally Company , American, engraver A. Phillips & Co. (active ca. 1888-ca. 1889) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 16.9 x 22.6 cm., on sheet 40.7 x 24.5 cm

Content/Description:

Three-quarter view of hotel and grounds in front of main entrance; women, children, men on horseback, and carriages among grounds. View accompanied description of the newly built hotel in 'Phillips' California Guide.'

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UR): J.B. Seghers, Jr., Manager; (LC): The Largest and most elegantly furnished hotel in the world. Bathing every day in the year. Handwritten (LL, within image): Rand McNally Co. Printed two page description from original guide enclosed with image.

Buildings; California, Southern; Hotels; San Diego (Calif.)

Engravings; Illustrations

 

Bird's-eye view of San Diego, California, 1876, from the northeast, looking southwest c1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:0909 (variant)--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer Schneider & Kueppers (active ca. 1876), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.7 x 74 cm.

Content/Description:

Town with waterfront with piers and bay in distance; several ships on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Clover [Glover] and published by Schneider & Kueppers, San Diego; (LC, above title): Entered... 1876 by Schneider & Kueppers... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Company, lithographers, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of San Diego, California, 1876 from the northeast, looking southwest c1876 BANC PIC 1963.002:0909--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer Schneider & Kueppers (active ca. 1876), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.7 x 74 cm.

Content/Description:

Town with waterfront with piers and bay in distance; several ships on water; cowboy lassoing cow in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover and published by Schneider and & Kueppers, San Diego; (LC, above title): Entered... 1876 by Schneider & Kueppers... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Company, lithographers, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Coronado Beach, Southern California 1890 BANC PIC 1963.002:0970--C

Creator/Collector: Reinhart, Charles Stanley (1844-1896) , American, artist Harper's Weekly (active ca. 1881) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: pen lithograph, hand colored 40.4 x 56.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Vacationers strolling and relaxing on beach in front of hotel; children on burros and playing in sand.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Coronado Beach, Southern California, Drawn by Charles S. Reinhart, see page 699. Printed (LR, within image): C.S. Reinhart, N[ew] Y[ork] [18]90. Printed (UL): [page] 700; (UC): Harper's Weekly; (UR): [page] 701; (on verso): September 6, 1890.

California, Southern; Clothing & dress; Manners & customs

Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Coronado Beach, San Diego Bay and city of San Diego, Cal[ifornia] in distance [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0971--E

Creator/Collector: Moore, Edwin S. (active ca. 1880), artist H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on tinted paper mounted on board: lithograph 52.3 x 69.5 cm., on mount 66 x 81.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View of Coronado Beach peninsula; bay with wharf, piers, and ships in middleground; Hotel Del Coronado in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Crocker & Co. lith. S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Coronado Beach Company/capital, one million dollars; (LR): Sketch by E.S. Moore. Printed legend.

Bays; California, Southern; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Elsinore, San Diego Co[unty], Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0977--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 47.4 x 60.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement situated in Lake Elsinore Valley with lake in center; Sierra Madre Mountains in distance. Marginal images include residences, businesses, schools, churches, terracotta industry, hot sulphur springs, and others. Features in description mention "inexhaustible deposits of asbestos."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC): Lake Elsinore 1280 feet above the sea, taken from mountains 1700 feet above the lake; (LC) Compliments of Wm. Varcoe & Co., Real Estate Dealers. Printed text.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Industry; Lakes & ponds; Mountains; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements

Cityscapes; Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

San Diego, California... 1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:0995--B

Creator/Collector: Mathews, A. E. (active ca. 1866-ca. 1883), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 31.5 x 48.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Bay with ships and sailboats in foreground, city in middleground and mountains in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): San Diego, California/Terminus of Texas Pacific Railway. From the Peninsula looking east across the bay. 1873 (Description of city below title). Printed (LL): A.E. Mathews Delt; (LR) A.L. Bancroft & Co. Lith.; (LC, below title and description of city): A.L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers, 721 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

California, Southern; Harbors; San Diego (Calif.); Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[View of Julian, California] [ca. 1899] BANC PIC 1963.002:1328--FR

Creator/Collector: Phillips, C. B., artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: pen and watercolor 57.2 x 88.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of town with wooden buildings along main street and scattered houses behind; figures on horseback and walking; horsedrawn wagons on street; signs on two buildings read "Julian Sentinel" (newspaper) and "Turf Saloon."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Buildings; California, Southern; Dwellings; Settlements

Cityscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

Mission, San Diego [California] [1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:1409--A

Creator/Collector: Franklin & Kugeman (active ca. 1890), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 13.6 x 17.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Dilapidated mission buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LR). Printed (LC, within image): Franklin & Kugeman. Handwritten (on verso): Miss Fish (Mary Stevens Fish?). For items from the same series see BANC PIC 1905:01243--PIC.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions; San Diego (Calif.)

Etchings

 

Ready relief mill & mine... Julian Mining Dist[rict], San Diego County, Cal[ifornia] [1882] BANC PIC 1963.002:1479--C

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 35.4 x 51.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining buildings and entrance to mine. Inset images showing equipment and cross-section of mine shafts.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Ready relief mill & mine prop. of Berthold Baruch, Drury D. Bailey & James O. Bailey: Julian Mining Dist[rict], San Diego County, Cal[ifornia]. Date 1882 within image. Printed (LL): Lith. H.S. Croker [sic] & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Handwritten annotations on verso regarding Bailey family.

Buildings; California, Southern; Equipment; Mining; San Diego (Calif.)

Lithographs

 

Southern California: San Juan Capistrano

 

[Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0273--A

Creator/Collector: Thierry, H. J., etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 15.3 x 10.2 cm., image on sheet 29.2 x 21.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View along arched corridor with beamed ceiling above.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL, within image and below image): San Juan Capistrano. Printed (LR, within image and below image): H.J. Brothers.

California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano near San Juan Point [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0699--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Interior of crossing in mission church; includes annotations indicating color scheme and ambiance to be rendered in color version of this sketch.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): January 1889/[Signature] Seth C. Jones/See color sketch. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Interiors; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0700--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruined stone church with side portal and arches.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0701--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.5 x 31.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Nave of mission church.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] [1889] BANC PIC 1963.002:0702--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Partial view through arched structure of crossing in mission church.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (UL): Santa Margarita, 2 [erroneously labeled, not by artist?]. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0703--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Partial view of crossing in mission church with notes indicating color scheme and ambiance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Handwritten annotations throughout. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0704--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Partial view of crossing area of mission church with notes indicating color scheme and ambiance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Handwritten annotations throughout. On verso: sketch of path and surrounding vegetation (uncataloged).

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0705--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched portal flanked by double columns.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0706--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arcaded corridor of convent.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0707--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Simple door with benches on both sides; cloister arcade area.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0708--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched corridor with partial view of chapel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0709--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched corridor with partial view of chapel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano near San Juan Point [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0710--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched corridor looking toward chapel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): January 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0711--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched corridor and chapel.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Juan Capistrano [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0712--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Ruined arcaded wall; other buildings in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (LC, below title): Built by Father Juniper Serra 1776/Distroyed by earthquake 1812. Signature and date (LR): Seth C. Jones/Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

The ruined altar, San Juan Capistrano Mission [California] 1918 BANC PIC 1963.002:0948--A

Creator/Collector: Doolittle, H. L. (active ca. 1918), etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 30.7 x 24 cm.

Content/Description:

Interior of Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): H.L. Doolittle. Printed (LR, within original): HLD (monogram) 1918. Handwritten (LC): 59/100; (on verso): Made in U.S.A.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Interiors; Missions

Etchings

 

San Juan by-the-sea/Dana's Point [area and Mentone, California] [1888?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0964--A

Creator/Collector: Los Angeles Lithographic Company (active 189-) , American, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 22.7 x 34 cm., folded to 22.7 x 16.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Two sections; one on San Juan by-the-sea/Dana Point area; and one on Mentone, with vignettes of points of interest in the two areas, including beaches, buildings, Mission San Juan Capistrano, mountains, mansions, etc. (Each section includes five paragraphs of verse extolling the area's virtues, possibly inducement for tourists or developers to visit).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UR, LL). Printed (LL): Los Angeles Lithographic Co. Item appears to have been removed from booklet. Printed text on verso.

California, Southern

Lithographs, color

 

[Old door and corridor arches at Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] [not after 1901] BANC PIC 1963.002:1341--B

Creator/Collector: Sandham, J. Henry (1842-1912) , Canadian, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: gouache 24.5 x 17.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Building arches and portal.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): Hy Sandham. Various annotations on mount including: Old door, corridor arches, San Juan Capistrano. Century Company (New York) stamp on verso.

California, Southern; Missions

Gouaches

 

[Mission San Juan Capistrano, California] [ca. 1885] BANC PIC 1963.002:1505--FR

Creator/Collector: Cole, Joseph Foxcroft (1837-1892) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 29.5 x 59.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Mission ruins in low hill setting with cows grazing.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): J. Foxcroft Cole

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Landscapes; Watercolors

 

San Juan Capistrano [Mission, California] [19--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1803--B

Creator/Collector: Borein, John Edward (1872-1945) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 29.4 x 38.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Arched walkway with three figures including two fathers.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LR): Edward Borein. Watermark (LL): France.

California, Southern; Missions

Etchings

 

Southern California: Santa Barbara

 

Santa Barbara, Lower California 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0242--A

Creator/Collector: Colyer, Vincent (1825-1888) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 8.8 x 25.3 cm., mount 17.7 x 34.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Bay with ocean to right and mountains in background; dog(?) and figures strolling on beach.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Date handwritten (LL): Oct[ober] 15, 1871. Handwritten on mount: by Vincent Colyer.

Bays; California, Southern; Waterfronts

Landscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

Mission Santa Barbara [California] 1852 BANC PIC 1963.002:0302--A

Creator/Collector: Wackenreuder, Vitus (active ca. 1852-ca. 1861), artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: gouache 20.6 x 33.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and front corridor, group of outbuildings at right; animals and small figures scattered about; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten (LR): Made by Vitus Wackenreuder, July 1852.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Gouaches; Paintings

 

Santa Barbara [Mission, California] February 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0718--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Two views of Santa Barbara Mission church. Left view: towered façade with adjacent convent; mountains in background; trees and vegetation in foreground. Right view: three-quarter view of church's façade; fountain and two friars in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Feb[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

Santa Barbara [Mission California] February 4, 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0719--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Angle view of church façade with bell towers, convent, and fountain in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LR, below title): February 4, 1889/Father Anthony Patio/[Father] Fox Bells/[Father] Herinious Garden [and] Church. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Confession scene at Santa Barbara Mission, California] February 1888 BANC PIC 1963.002:0720--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Father takes confession from Mexican boy; priest holds rosary in his hands; doorway in back.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): Santa Barbara/Father Anthony. Handwritten (LL, below title): Feb[ruar]y 1888. Confession in Spanish of Mexican Peon Boy/by Father Heronious.

California, Southern; Mexicans; Missions; Rites & ceremonies

Drawings

 

The Secret Garden, Santa Barbara [Mission, California] February 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0721--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

View over garden towards church and monastery; one father standing at basin; two others strolling to right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): February 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

Santa Barbara Mission, [California] founded 1786 [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0949--C

Creator/Collector: Moran, Peter (1841-1914) , British, artist Vickery, W. K., publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: etching 47 x 63.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and buildings; sheep grazing in foreground; cloud covered mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LL, within image). Signature (LR): P. Moran. Printed (LL, within image): P. Moran; (UC): Published by W.K. Vickery, San Francisco, 631 Market St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Animals; Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

Mission La Purisima Concepcion [Santa Barbara, California] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0988--B

Creator/Collector: Borein, John Edward (1872-1945) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 28.7 x 44.3 cm., irregular shape

Content/Description:

Mission with covered walkway extending down length of building. Large packtrain of mules and men on horseback in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Signature (LR): Edward Borein.

Animals; California, Southern; Missions; Packtrains

Etchings

 

Santa Barbara, Cal[ifornia] 1873 1873 BANC PIC 1963.002:0996--C

Creator/Collector: Mathews, A. E. (active ca. 1866-ca. 1883), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 35.2 x 52.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view looking inland from ocean toward town situated on coast; two piers and boats on water; Santa Ynez mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): A.E. Mathews, delt.; (LC, below title): A.L. Bancroft & Company, publishers, 721 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]; (LR): A. L. Bancroft & Co. Lith.

California, Southern; Mountains; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[Santa Barbara Mission, California] [188-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1327--FR

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 29.3 x 52.2 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Mission church with outbuildings set in open landscape, mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): H.C. Ford. Note from Inventory Sheets: Probably done in early 1880's when Ford was doing his etched series on missions.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Watercolors

 

[Scene near Santa Barbara, California] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1372--FR

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Hermann (1832-1932) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 18.5 x 30.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Three horses standing in open meadow lined with trees; outline of buildings of Santa Barbara in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text on wooden frame support.

California, Southern

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

Bird's Eye View of Santa Barbara, Calif[ornia], 1877: Looking north to the Santa Barbara Mountains 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:1456--FR

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 51 x 80.4 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

City and bay with pier; includes sailing ships, pedestrians, horse-drawn carriage, and cows.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn and published by E.S. Glover; (LR): A.L. Bancoft & Co., lithographers, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

California, Southern; Harbors; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Southern California: Other

 

Oak Home Farm, San Joaquin County, California, the residence of W.I. Overhiser Esq., 1861 1861 BANC PIC 1963.002:0206--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 29.1 x 41.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Modest white wooden house in grove of trees; woman being helped from wagon by man; barn and outbuildings at right; men carrying sacks from barn to empty wagon pulled by four-oxen team at right; train of three wagons at left drawn by seven pairs of horses departs at left; cows in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC).

Agriculture; Animals; Buildings; California, Southern; Cattle; Dwellings; Vehicles

Paintings; Watercolors

 

Hauling borax from Death Valley, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0274--E

Creator/Collector: Federal Litho. Co., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: photomechanical 101.5 x 38 cm.

Content/Description:

Twenty-mule team pulling two wagons with barrels attached to their sides and one water wagon. Desert setting with mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): F.J. [Beyer?]. Handwritten (below wagon, within image): Trade Mark. Printed (LL): The Federal Litho. Co. N[ew] Y[ork]. Note from Inventory Sheets: Copyright by the Pacific Coast Borax Co.

Animals; California, Southern; Industry; Vehicles

Photomechanical prints

 

San Buenaventura [Ventura], California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0354--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving, hand colored 14.7 x 23.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View taken from hill above town [presently known as Ventura] towards ocean; vegetation and body of water (estuary?) in foreground; well defined buildings and houses in middleground; bay with pier and ships in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Clipping from Swedish language periodical.

California, Southern; Settlements

Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

[Fruit production in National City, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0355--A

Creator/Collector: Ryder, E. L., artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 21.6 x 24.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Collage of seven images relating to fruit production in National City area. Includes views of town, buildings and houses, fruit exhibit, Southern Pacific train, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Frugt-udstilling, National City, Cal[ifornia]. Printed (LL, within image): E.L. Ryder; (on fruit containers, within image): 'London Layers' and 'National...' Clipping from Swedish language periodical. Inscriptions in Swedish.

Agriculture; Buildings; California, Southern; Railroads; Settlements

Engravings, color

 

Battle of San Gabriel, California [not before 1847] BANC PIC 1963.002:0405--A

Creator/Collector: Southwick, John, artist Worcester & Co., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 21 x 28.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Battle of the Rio San Gabriel which occurred on January 8, 1847. Artillery and riflemen in center; mounted Californians, Mexicans, and Indians at left and right; dead and wounded in background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Date in pencil (LR): 1851. Printed (LL): Worcester & Co. Scene drawn by John Southwick of the United States Navy (information from text below image). Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion. Handwritten (on verso): Should be 1847.

California, Southern; Events; Frontier & pioneer life

Engravings

 

Mormon settlement in the San Bernardino Valley, with a view of the peaks of San Bernardino and San Gorgonio [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0479:02--A

Creator/Collector: Orr, N., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 11.8 x 16.1 cm., on mount 14.8 x 18.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad, valley with high mountains in distance. Houses and farms in middleground; groups of figures, and horse and carriage in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): N.Orr, N[ew] Y[ork].

California, Southern; Mountains; Settlements; Settlers

Engravings; Landscapes

 

San Gorgonio Mountain [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0479:03--A

Creator/Collector: Orr, J. W., engraver
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 11.4 x 16.1 cm., on mount 14.2 x 20.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad plain with house at right; wagon train moves out in left distance. Two Indians with child in papoose stand in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LC, after title): Weaver's house. Printed (LR, within image): J. W.Orr, N[ew] Y[ork].

California, Southern; Dwellings; Indians of North America; Settlers; Westward movement

Engravings; Landscapes

 

[Mission San Luis Rey, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0713--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Angle view of San Luis Rey de Francia Mission church showing façade, bell tower, adjacent arcaded wall, and entrance to cemetery.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): San Luis Rey de Francia. Handwritten (LL, below title): Feb[ruar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission San Luis Rey, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0714--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

North-side view of church and bell tower; cemetery in foreground. Head study of man in hat called "Jose" in upper right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten (LL): San Luis Rey/Jan[uar]y 1889/Father O'Keefe.... Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission San Luis Rey, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0715--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Father standing besides side portal; high stairway behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten title (LR): San Luis Rey/Jan[uary] 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission San Luis Rey, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0716--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Father standing on stairs; partial view of building.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten title (LL): San Luis Rey/Feb[ruar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

[Mission] San Luis Rey, altar in Mortuary Chapel [California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0717--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 33 x 25.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Father with Bible in his hands standing in front of altar in Mortuary Chapel; advanced dilapidation of interior.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): Feb[ruar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Interiors; Missions

Drawings

 

Santa Inés Mission [Solvang, California] 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0722--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

View along convent's acraded corridor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Handwritten (LR, below title): 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Southern; Missions

Drawings

 

Doorway, Santa Margarita [California] January 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0723--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

View through doorway in thick stone wall to country beyond; possibly at one of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa's ranches. (Different doorway than shown in 1963.002:724--B).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions; Ranches

Drawings

 

Main doorway, Santa Margarita [California] January 1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0724--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.3 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

View through doorway in thick stone wall to country beyond; possibly at one of Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa's ranches. (Different doorway than shown in 1963.002:723--B).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Handwritten (LL, below title): Jan[uar]y 1889. Bodleian watermark.

Buildings; California, Northern; Missions; Ranches

Drawings

 

San Bernardino, Cal[ifornia] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0755--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16 x 38.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town of San Bernardino with significant points of interest numbered (no legend). Buildings, churches, houses, streets, and small farm visible.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (ML): Bien (title of serial?). Text of document (verso) in German.

California, Southern; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes; Engravings, color

 

San Miguel Arcangel [Mission, San Miguel, California] 1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:0770--C

Creator/Collector: Jackson, M. (b.1872?) , American?, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 31.9 x 49.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Mission church and buildings.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Date and signature (LR): [18]79, M. Jackson. Printed label (on verso): San Miguel Arcangel. Dedicated, July 25, 1797, faces the coast highway, nine miles north of Paso Robles, the chapel is in good repair, and the original artistic interior decorations have been preserved.

Buildings; Churches; Missions

Oil paintings

 

A view northward from the town of Ontario, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0887--D

Creator/Collector: H.S. Crocker & Co. (active ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on heavy paper: lithograph, color 50.2 x 70.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view of town with Ontario Land Company office in center; railway in center; mountains in distance. Electric railroad tram at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): With San Antonio Heights and Sierra Madre M[oun]t[ain]s six miles distant/elevation from 983 feet to 2500 feet above the sea/Ontario Land and Improvement Co[mpany], proprietors, C. Frankish, manager, Ontario Cal[ifornia]; (LL): H.S. Crocker & Co. lith., S[an] F[rancisco].

California, Southern; Settlements; Vehicles

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Riverside, San Bernardino Co[unty] California [1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:0908--D

Creator/Collector: Elliott, William W. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1890), lithographer Holt, L. M. (active ca. 1887), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 53.7 x 70.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city surrounded by orchards and open fields. Marginal views include artesian wells of Gage canal system, Rowell's Hotel, local banks, and residences.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Issued by the/Press and Horticulturist/the leading fruit and land paper/of Southern California/L.M. Holt, editor and publisher; (LC, below title): W.W. Elliott, lith., Oak[land], Cal[ifornia]. Date handwritten (on verso): 1887. Image and description on verso of the Rubidoux Hotel and Riverside irrigation system. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Agriculture; Buildings; California, Southern; Settlements; Water works

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of Redlands, San Bernardino Co[unty], Cal[ifornia], June 1888, looking southeast 1888 BANC PIC 1963.002:0932--E

Creator/Collector: Moore, Edwin S. (active ca. 1880), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 61 x 89 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town surrounded by extensive orchards, mountains in distance. Marginal images include residences, schools, and hotels.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): E.S. Moore, artist. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Agriculture; Buildings; California, Southern; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

San Bernardino, Cal[ifornia] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0933--E

Creator/Collector: Elliott, William W. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1890), lithographer W.H. Syme & Co., publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 61.5 x 86.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of large town in flat valley surrounded by orchards with high mountains in distance. Marginal images include residences, businesses, school and other public buildings, and hotels.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by W.H. Syme & Co.; (LR): Lithographed by W.W. Elliott.

Buildings; Business enterprises; California, Southern; Dwellings; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of San Buenaventura, California, 1877, from the bay looking north 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0967--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.6 x 73.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Town Ventura, California, looking inland; steam and sailing ships near large wharf in foreground; San Buenaventura River at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn and published by E.S. Glover; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lith., S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

California, Southern; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of San Luis Obispo, Cal[ifornia] 1877 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0968--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 50.6 x 66.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View from above of town surrounded by hills with river (Orroyo San Luis Obispo) running through town; cowboys branding cattle in foreground; houses and buildings in middle distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn and published by E.S. Glover; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lith., San Francisco. Printed legend.

California, Southern; Cowboys; Rivers; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

San Luis Rey Mission [California] [19--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0989--B

Creator/Collector: Borein, John Edward (1872-1945) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 25.6 x 43 cm.

Content/Description:

Southwest corner of mission church and exterior of walled garden; mission buildings extend into distance at left. Pedestrians, people on horseback, and herder with large flock of goats in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten caption (LL): Luis Rey de Francia. Signature (LR).

Animals; Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Etchings

 

[Mission San Louis Obispo de Tolossa 1772, California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1398--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 20 x 31.3 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Main mission building and church.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on handwritten text within image.

Buildings; California, Southern; Churches; Missions

Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Mission in Southern California?] c1891 BANC PIC 1963.002:1408--A

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: etching 30.3 x 21 cm.

Content/Description:

Three palm trees with mission buildings in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): Henry Chapman Ford. Printed (LL, within image): H.C. Ford; (LR, within image): Copyright H.C. Ford, Cal[ifornia], 1891.

California, Southern; Missions

Etchings; Landscapes

 

Silver Creek, California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1430--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 28 x 38 cm.

Content/Description:

Moonlight landscape, looking over broad stream; trees to left, low hills covered with grass and trees to right. Possibly Silver Creek in San Bernardino County, Southern California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LR): 125 Nassau St[reet], New York.

California, Southern; Rivers

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Rubio Canyon Falls, M[oun]t Lowe, Cal[ifornia] [ca. 1890] BANC PIC 1963.002:1483--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.9 x 56.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Waterfall surrounded by high rocks; wooden stairway at left, and two bridges.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LR): Ca. 1890.

California, Southern; Nature

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

California: Other

 

On the coast of California [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0204--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 28.1 x 38.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Tropical coastal scene with palm trees and huts with thatched roofs; snow-covered cone shaped peak in distance. Road winding along coast with pedestrians and pack horses, ships in distant harbor.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], New York.

Dwellings; Nature; Settlements

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Nouveau Medoc Vineyard and Wine Cellars [ca. 1890?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0362--FR

Creator/Collector: Duhem, V. (active ca. 1890), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 51 x 66 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Tri-part view of commercial winery (grape industry) including vineyards, cellars, and transportation operations with horse drawn wagons and railcars loaded with wine barrels. Sign at entrance reads "Brun & Chaix Props..."

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): V. Duhem.

Agriculture; California, Northern; Vehicles

Lithographs, color

 

Sunset, California scenery c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0401--B

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist Harring, William (active ca. 1860-ca. 1890), lithographer L. Prang & Co. (active 1868-ca. 1873) , American, lithographer and publisher A. B. (active ca. 1861), undetermined
Physical Description: print on textured paper mounted on board: photomechanical 31 x 47 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across water toward distance mountains with cascading waterfall. Rocky shore and pine trees in right foreground; glowing afternoon sky fading in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (on label, on verso): Sunset, California scenery/after A. Bierstadt. Printed (LR, within image): A.B. '61/W. Harring Chr.. Original in possession of Mss. Eliza Bierstadt./Chromo-lithographed and published by L. Prang & Co./No. 159, Washington St[reet], Boston/Entered... 1868 by L. Prang & Co. A list of titles and prices of Prang's American Chromos (dated Oct. 1, 1868) on label on verso of mount.

California, Northern; Mountains

Landscapes; Photomechanical prints

 

[Sunset, California scenery] [1868] BANC PIC 1963.002:0401--C

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist (based on original by) Harring, William (active ca. 1860-ca. 1890), lithographer L. Prang & Co. (active 1868-ca. 1873) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color (oleograph) 33.6 x 49.8 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across water toward distance mountains with cascading waterfall; rocky shore and pine trees in right foreground; glowing afternoon sky fading in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (MR): Lewis 13 edition. Handwritten (LR, within image): Chromolith. & published by L. Prang & Co., W. Harring Chr. Attribution, date, place of publication, and title based on comparison to 1963.002:0401--B.

Nature; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The home of the seal [California] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0664--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 28 x 34.9 cm.

Content/Description:

California coastline with three seals on mossy shore in foreground; larger group of seals on rock in middleground; masted ships in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LR) 125 Nassau St[reet] New York.

Animals; Waterfronts

Lithographs, color

 

The vintage in California, at work at the wine presses [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0665--C

Creator/Collector: Frenzeny, Paul (1840-1902) , French, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 37.7 x 56.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene of grape harvest at winery. Chinese laborers and other workers hauling baskets, crushing grapes with their feet, and pressing with large wine press; vintners at right with pump and tasting glass. Warehouses above at right; wagons loaded with baskets.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): P. Frenzeny; (LC, after title): drawn by P[aul] Frenzeny, see page 790. From "Harper's Weekly" (?).

Agriculture; Chinese; Industry; Laborers

Engravings, color

 

Trout stream, Sulphur Creek, California [185-] BANC PIC 1963.002:0730--A

Creator/Collector: Galt (active ca. 1855-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.5 x 27.9 cm., oval image

Content/Description:

Mountain pool with falls at back spilling over huge rocks; two men fish from large rocks in foreground, one stands with pole, the other casts into pool; rifle lays idle on rock in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). For explanation of attribution to Galt, see artist's biography.

Lakes & ponds; Rivers

Drawings; Landscapes; Travel sketches

 

Golden fruits of California c1869 BANC PIC 1963.002:0737--C

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 46.9 x 59.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Display of pears, grapes, and plums.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC, above title): Entered... 1869 by Currier & Ives... New York; (LR): 152 Nassau Street, New York.

Agriculture; Plants

Lithographs, color

 

[California farm] 1887 BANC PIC 1963.002:0990--B

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Chapman (1828-1894) , American, etcher
Physical Description: print on tissue mounted on board: etching 18 x 27.6 cm., on mount 24.5 x 33.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Distance view of small farm; animals graze in middleground; large oak trees frame scene.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LR, within image): H.C. Ford 1887. Handwritten (LR): Henry Chapman Ford.

Agriculture; Animals; Dwellings

Etchings

 

[Architectural drawing of residence, California?] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1056--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 50.1 x 60.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Large estate house of brick with wooden balconies, stick framing of gables, wooden porches, turret, and tower.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (LC, within image): Williams Arch[itec]t & del.

Dwellings

Architectural drawings; Paintings; Watercolors

 

[California pioneers around a campfire] [1850?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1501--FR

Creator/Collector: Brooks, B. V., artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 30.5 x 40.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Scene in moonlit forest setting showing group of eight men around campfire; log cabin at right with mining tools leaning against it.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): B.V. Brooks.

Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Settlers

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[California mountains] [ca. 1925] BANC PIC 1963.002:1520--FR

Creator/Collector: Payne, Edgar Alwin (1882-1947?) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 19.6 x 24.5 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Mountain landscape with trees in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): Edgar Payne. Title and date from Inventory Sheets.

Mountains; Nature

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

Pacific Northwest

 

Scenes along the Northern Pacific Railroad, Western Division [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0318--C

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 35.6 x 52 cm.

Content/Description:

Views captioned: Young's River Falls, Oregon; Columbia River; Big Grade N.P.R.R.(Northern Pacific Railroad) at head of Cabinet Rapids; view from Cabinet Rapids, down Clarks Fork, Columbia River; bird's-eye view of Fort Coeur D'Alene and the lake, Idaho; Cape of Good Hope; Multnomah Falls, Columbia River; Spokane Falls, Washington Territory; and view of Portland and Mt. Hood.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). From The Wasp.

Idaho; Lakes & ponds; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Railroads; Rivers; Washington (State)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Shipwreck of the Astrolabe's yawl at Port des Francais, Lituya Bay, Alaska, on July 13, 1786] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0337--E

Creator/Collector: Crepin, Louis Philippe, artist Prot & Dissart Sculpserum, engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 53.4 x 71.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of French crew members fight storm in small boats as sailing ship at right comes to rescue; rocky mountains in distance. Related to La Perouse expedition.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Naufrage de M.M. de Laborde sur les canots de la Peyrouse au Port des François dans la Californie: Dédié a Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère [descriptive paragraph follows below]. Printed (LL, above title): Crepin pinxit; (LR): (LR, above title): Prot & Dissart Sculpserum; (LL, below title): Déposé à la Bibliotheque Impériale; (LR, below title): Voyage de la Peyrouse, Tome 2. Inscriptions in French.

Alaska; Events; Northwest, Pacific; Vessels; Voyages to the Pacific

Engravings, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Eugene City, Lane County, Oregon, 1859 [1859] BANC PIC 1963.002:0423--A

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), undetermined (attributed to)
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 24.6 x 37.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of town with wood frame houses, buildings and church; low hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): From nature & lith. by Kuchel & Dresel, S[an] F[rancisco]. Attribution based on information from Inventory Sheets.

Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Union Block, First and Stark Streets, Portland, Oregon [not before 1879] BANC PIC 1963.002:0424--B

Creator/Collector: West Shore (active ca. 1879 - ca. 1890), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 29.7 x 45.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Corner view of three-story commercial building with various companies identified; pedestrians on sidewalks, several carriages and horse-drawn streetcar in street.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): W.H. Williams, architect/Lithographed by the West Shore. Date based on text in image.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon

Lithographs, color

 

Entrance to the Columbia River [Oregon/Washington] 1887 BANC PIC 1963.002:0425--B

Creator/Collector: Smith, F. C.(?) (active 1887), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 30.2 x 44 cm.

Content/Description:

Columbia steamship and several other vessels on rough water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): [F. C?] Smith, 87; (LL, within image): Supplement to "The West Shore," Portland, Oregon.

Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Vessels

Lithographs, color

 

Spokane Falls, W[ashington] T[erritory] and surroundings [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0426--C

Creator/Collector: Andrew, W. O. (active ca. 1887-ca. 1891) , American, artist Waugaman Lith., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 35.9 x 52.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Spokane River with town in distance. Marginal views include residences, Irving Heights and Booge's Addition, Grand Hotel, and interior of store.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Suplement [sic] to the Wasp; (LL, central image): Waugaman-Lith-532 Commercial St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR, central image): W.O. Andrew; (LR, marginal images): WA [monogram]. Printed captions.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Dwellings; Northwest, Pacific; Rivers; Settlements; Washington (State)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Spokane Falls and her natural resources [Washington] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0427 (enclosure)--B

Creator/Collector: Gies & Co., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 30.6 x 45.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of Spokane Falls (presently Spokane) and surrounding areas. Spokane River, falls, and bridges in center. Northern Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads identified, as is site of the Northwestern Industrial Exposition.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL). Printed (LL): Gies & Co., Buffalo, N[ew] Y[ork]. Numerous captions within image describing sites of interest. Accompanying text describing the Northwestern Industrial Exposition.

Northwest, Pacific; Rivers; Settlements; Washington (State)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Port Townsend, Puget Sound, Washington Territory, from the northeast, 1878 c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0428--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 48.3 x 73.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Small town situated on bay surrounded by heavily wooded forest; ships on bay near central pier; snow-capped mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn & published by E.S. Glover, Portland, Oregon; (LC): Entered... 1878 by E.S. Glover...; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lith. San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed legend.

Bays; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Seattle and environs, King County, Wash[ington] 1891 c1891 BANC PIC 1963.002:0429--F

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist Hughes Litho. Co. (active ca. 1891), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on fabric: lithograph, color 87.4 x 133.3 cm.

Content/Description:

View from above harbor and wharf area on Elliott Bay with extensive piers, warehouses, rail lines, ships, and several lumber works. Residential area extending towards Lake Union, Salmon Bay, and Lake Washington with snow-capped peaks in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1891 by Augustus Koch... ; (LC): Hughes Litho. Co., Chicago; (LC): Drawn by Augustus Koch. Printed legend.

Bays; Lakes & ponds; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[Columbia River with Mt. Hood, Oregon] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0430--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: drawing on paper: ink and wash 21.4 x 29.1 cm.

Content/Description:

River with stern-wheeler and canoe going to left; few buildings on both side of river; wooden bridge and cleared forest in foreground. Majestic Mount Hood in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Matting notations on reverse.

Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers

Landscapes; Wash drawings

 

Port Townsend, Washington Territory, in 1855 1855 BANC PIC 1963.002:0726--A

Creator/Collector: Galt (active ca. 1855-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.6 x 28 cm.

Content/Description:

Small settlement on beach with numerous wooden buildings (one under construction) and several tents; canoes on beach at right; US flags fly from poles on beach, on bluff above, and from stern of sidewheel steamship in bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). For explanation of attribution to Galt, see artist's biography.

Harbors; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Vessels; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Drawings; Travel sketches

 

Fort Steilacoom: W[ashington] T[erritory] in 1856 (A view of Mt. Rainier) 1856 BANC PIC 1963.002:0727--A

Creator/Collector: Galt (active ca. 1855-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.2 x 27.5 cm., oval image

Content/Description:

Numerous log buildings surrounding an open, central field; soldiers and other figures stand near buildings; Mount Rainier in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). For explanation of attribution to Galt, see artist's biography.

Military facilities; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Washington (State)

Drawings; Travel sketches

 

Cape Classet, W[ashington] T[erritory]: Bearing N.E. by E 1/2E, Western entrance to Straits of Juan de Fuca [1856] BANC PIC 1963.002:0728--A

Creator/Collector: Galt (active ca. 1855-ca. 1860), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 21.6 x 27.2 cm., oval image

Content/Description:

View looking east across water toward distant land, Cape Classet (now Cape Flattery?), and inlet to straits.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC). For explanation of attribution to Galt, see artist's biography.

Bays; Northwest, Pacific; Washington (State)

Drawings; Marines (Visual works); Travel sketches

 

Dalles [sic], Wasco County, Oregon, 1858 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:0750--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer Demoss, W. L. (active ca. 1858), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 49.2 x 63.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Dallas town situated on fork of Willamette River; sidewheel steamships and other small boats in foreground with town in distance. Marginal views include local businesses.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's Pacific views; (LL): Drawn from nature and lith. by Kuchel & Dresel; (LC): Published by W.L. Demoss; (LR): Kuchel & Dresel, lithographers, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] Francisco. Printed captions under marginal images.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Oregon City [Oregon] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0751--D

Creator/Collector: Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 46.7 x 68 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking across river toward town. Marginal views include residences, local businesses, churches, paddlewheel boats, and hotels.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's Pacific views; (LL): From nature by Kuchel & Dresel; (LR): Kuchel & Dresel, lithographers, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon,1858 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:0752--F

Creator/Collector: R. S.(?) (active ca. 1872), artist (attributed to) Kuchel & Dresel (active ca. 1853-ca. 1865), artist and lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 54.6 x 87.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View from across Willamette River looking toward city; several vessels (steamships, rowboats, and paddlewheel steamships). Marginal views include businesses, residences, schools, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UC): Kuchel & Dresel's Pacific views; (LL): Drawn from nature by Kuchel & Dresel; (LR): Kuchel & Dresel, lithographers, 176 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco], Cal[ifornia]. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Dwellings; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Seattle [Washington] 1889 c1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0753--E

Creator/Collector: Stubbs, C. L. (active ca. 1889), artist Schmidt Lithograph Company (active ca. 1900-ca. 1925), lithographer Elliott Pub. Co. (active ca. 1889), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 61.6 x 97.2 cm.

Content/Description:

City from above waterfront area; docks, wharves, and steamships in foreground; outlying lakes and mountains in distance. Marginal views of local businesses, hotels (Denny and Occidental), banks, and Opera House.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Sketch by C.L. Stubbs; (LL): Lith. by Schmidt L. & L. Co., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Copyrighted by Llewellyn, Dodge & Co., Seattle, 1889; (LR): Pub. by The Elliott Pub. Co., 120 Sutter St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Hotels; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Astoria, Clatsop Co[mpany], Oregon: the proposed terminus of the North Pacific R.R. [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0825--C

Creator/Collector: Castleman & Talbot, artist G.T. Brown & Co. (1841-1918) , American, lithographer Hustler, Capt. J. G., publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 40.6 x 61 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking inland toward town situated along coastline where Northern Pacific Railroad terminate. Columbia River with fishermen, sailboats, and sidewheel steamship in foreground. Marginal views include views of town.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (ML): From photographs & nature by Castleman & Talbot; (MR): G.T. Brown & Co. Lith, 540 Clay St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, below title): Published by Capt[ain] J.G. Hustler; Printed captions (marginal images): View, looking up the Colombia River; (LR): View, looking out to sea.

Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Railroads; Rivers; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Puget Mill Co's Mills, Teekalet W[ashington] T[erritory] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0826--D

Creator/Collector: Grob, T., artist and lithographer Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel (active ca. 1862) , American, undetermined W.C. Talbot & Co, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 52.7 x 78 cm.

Content/Description:

View from dock of lumber operation and mill; sailing ships, rowboats, and Indians in canoes on bay.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature & on stone by T. Grob; (LC, below title): W.C. Talbot & Co./San Francisco, California; (LR): Nagel, Fishbourne & Kuchel, 529 Clay St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Two plates slightly off registration.

Bays; Lumber industry; Northwest, Pacific; Vessels; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Lithographs, color; Marines (Visual works)

 

Admiralty Inlet from Port Townsend, Washington [1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:0827 (copy)--C

Creator/Collector: West Shore (active ca. 1879 - ca. 1890), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 40.7 x 56.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from shore across waterway with ships on inlet; Mount Baker in distance; encampment with tipi (teepee, tepee), wood structure, and canoes in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC): Mount Baker; (LR): Supplement/to the West Shore. Portland, Oregon. Date based on comparison to 1963.002:0827--C.

Bays; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Washington (State)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Admiralty Inlet from Port Townsend, Washington [1887] BANC PIC 1963.002:0827--C

Creator/Collector: West Shore (active ca. 1879 - ca. 1890), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 40.7 x 54.5 cm.

Content/Description:

View from shore across waterway with ships; Mount Baker in distance. Encampment with teepee, wood structure, and canoes in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Handwritten (LL): Removed from West Shore 15:4 April 1887. Printed (LC): Mount Baker; (LR): Supplement/to the West Shore, Portland, Oregon.

Bays; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Washington (State)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Authorized bird's-eye view of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, USA, 1909 1909 BANC PIC 1963.002:0856--F

Creator/Collector: Caughey, Rollin (active ca. 1903-ca. 1905), artist Schmidt Lithograph Company (active ca. 1900-ca. 1925), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.3 x 103.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Fair grounds and buildings with large fountain in center; Lake Union and Lake Washington in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Caughey [Rollin?]; (LL, within image); Schmidt Litho. Co., Seattle, U.S.A. Stamped (LL): Charles F. Gunther/Memorial/Chicago Historical Society. Printed legend.

Buildings; Events; Lakes & ponds; Northwest, Pacific; Washington (State)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Portland, Oregon, 1890 c1890 BANC PIC 1963.002:0857--F

Creator/Collector: Pierce, Bruce Wellington (1858-1947) , American, artist Elliott Pub. Co. (active ca. 1889), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 82.2 x 117.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with densely populated residential area in foreground and large commercial buildings along Willamette River. Marginal views include commercial and public buildings (Exposition Building, City Hall, Allen & Lewis, etc.), residences, banks, and Weinhard's Brewery.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): Litho. Elliott Pub. Co., 120 Sutter St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LL): Copyrighted by Clohessy & Strengele, 1890; (LR, within image): B.W. Pierce/artist, 120 Sutter St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]. Each item captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Dwellings; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Portland, Oregon, showing also East Portland and the Cascade Mountains c1881 BANC PIC 1963.002:0858--F

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist (attributed to) A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer J.K. Gill & Co. (active ca. 1881), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.3 x 115.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of densely populated town and waterfront area along Willamette River and beyond; Columbia River and St. Helen's, Adams, Taber, and Hood mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by J.K. Gill & Co., Portland, Oregon; (LC, above title): Entered... 1881 by J.K. Gill & Co.... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed legend. Attribution to Glover based on comparison to 1963.002:0900--F.

Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Stengele's view of Astoria, Oregon, 1890 c1890 BANC PIC 1963.002:0896--E

Creator/Collector: Pierce, Bruce Wellington (1858-1947) , American, artist Stengele, J. W. (active ca. 1890), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 61.7 x 97.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Central image of city and town with wharf area in foreground. Marginal views include local businesses, hotels, residences, etc.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (ML): [Pierce] artist/120 Su[tter]; (MR): [...?] a[rtis]t/120 Sutter St[reet], S[an] F[rancisco]; (LL): Copyrighted by J.W. Stengele, 1890; Handwritten (ML): McCarty at his usual [sp?]ot. Stamped (MR): J.W. Stengele/publisher of/city, county and state maps/bird's-eye views. Each image captioned. From newspaper "The Colombian".

Buildings; Business enterprises; Industry; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the city of Seattle, Puget Sound, Washington Territory, 1878 c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0897--E

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.5 x 91.5 cm.

Content/Description:

City with waterfront in foreground and numerous ships on water; buildings and streets of interest identified; heavily forested hills and bodies of water in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover, Portland, Oregon; (LC, above title): Entered... 1878 by E.S. Glover... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers, San Francisco. Printed legend.

Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

View of New Tacoma and Mount Rainier, Puget Sound, Washington Territory: terminus of Northern Pacific Railroad c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0898--D

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 48.8 x 74 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view of town situated on Commencement Bay; wharf, depot, and saw mill at left; Northern Pacific Railroad (N.P.R.R.) at right; heavily wooded area and snow-covered mountain in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn and published by E.S. Glover, Portland, Oregon/sketched Feb[ruary] 1878; (LR, above title): Entered... 1878... ; (LC, below title): Altitude of Mount Rainer, 14,400 feet; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lith., San Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Bays; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Railroads; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of the city of Olympia, East Olympia, and Tumwater, Puget Sound, Washington Territory, 1879 c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0899--E

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.9 x 86.7 cm.

Content/Description:

City on Budd's Inlet, surrounded by water; railroad, wharf, and piers at right; town in distance. Artist in left foreground sketching scene.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover, Portland, Oregon; (LC): Entered... 1878 by E.S. Glover... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers, San Francisco. Printed legend.

Bays; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Portland, Oregon, population 22,000: looking east to the Cascade Mountains c1879 BANC PIC 1963.002:0900--F

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 68 x 115.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of densely populated town and waterfront area along Willamette River and beyond; Columbia River and St. Helen's, Adams, Taber, and Hood mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn and published by E.S. Glover; (LC, above title): Entered... 1879 by E.S. Glover... ; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Printed legend.

Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Oregon; Rivers; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Bird's-eye view of Victoria, Vancouver Island, B[ritish] C[olumbia, Canada] 1878 c1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0901--E

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer M. W. Waitt & Co. (active ca. 1878), publisher
Physical Description: print on : lithograph, color 61.2 x 91.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Densely populated city situated on Victoria Harbor, James Bay, and Straits of Fuca; and waterfront areas with wharves and piers.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn by E.S. Glover, published by M.W. Waitt & Co., Victoria, B[ritish] C[olombia]; (LC, above title): Entered... 1878 by E.S. Glover..., entered... 1878 by M.W. Waitt... Canada; (LR): A.L. Bancroft & Co., lithographers, San Francisco, Cal[ifornia], U[nited] S[tates]. Printed legend.

Bays; Canada; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[View of southwest side of fort at Sitka, Alaska] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0914--B

Creator/Collector: Tetenkin , Russian, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 27.8 x 46 cm.

Content/Description:

View across harbor and bay in Sitka with large hill rising up behind town; fort on hill near water with buildings and houses along shore; windmill on outcropping of rock in bay; various boats and ships on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC, in Russian): Vid' Kreposti Novoarkhangelskoi na Ostrovy Sitkhe c Iugozapadnoi Storony; B Litografii Primorskoi -- Tipografii Sostoiashchii. Printed (LR): Dis.? Tetenkin. Inscriptions in Russian.

Alaska; Bays; Military facilities; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Victoria, B[ritish] C[olumbia, Canada] 1889 c1889 BANC PIC 1963.002:0986--F

Creator/Collector: R. H. (active ca. 1888), artist Ellis & Co. (active ca. 1889), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 71.3 x 107.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Densely populated city situated on Victoria Harbor, James Bay, and Straits of San Juan de Fuca; waterfront area with wharves, piers, and ships on water.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): R.H.; (LL): Entered... 1889 by Ellis & Co.... Ottowa; (LR): Issued by Ellis & Co., publishers of The Colonist, Victoria, B[ritish] C[olombia]. Printed legend.

Bays; Canada; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Coast of the Pacific, near Vancouver's Island [Canada] 1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:1336--A

Creator/Collector: Chancellor, H. (active ca. 1884), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: watercolor and pencil 12.5 x 17.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Rocky islands along coast; high, heavily forested, snow-capped mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Signature and date (LR): H. Chancellor, 29 May [18]84.

Canada; Nature; Northwest, Pacific; Waterfronts

Drawings; Landscapes; Watercolors

 

Tacoma, western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad [Washington] 1890 BANC PIC 1963.002:1487--F

Creator/Collector: Carson, Will (active ca. 1890), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 78.9 x 112.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of town and wharf area with piers, ships, and rail cars; lumber and ship building in foreground. Marginal views include Mount Tacoma (Mount Rainier), map of Tacoma and Puget Sound, schools, churches, Opera House, and Annie Wright Seminary.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Copyrighted by Will Carson, del., 1890. Each image captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Mountains; Northwest, Pacific; Settlements; Washington (State); Waterfronts

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

[View on Columbia River(?) with Indian encampment] 1886 BANC PIC 1963.002:1512--FR

Creator/Collector: Stuart, James Everett (1852-1941) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 49.5 x 90 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad waterway surrounded by high walled mountains on either side; Indian encampment with canoes, tipis (teepees, tepees), men, women, and children along shore; canoe on shore holds furs with a figure of fur trader(?) standing next to it; smoke signal(?) in center background.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): J.E. Stuart, 1886.

Fur trade; Indians of North America; Nature; Northwest, Pacific; Rivers; Vessels

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

West (U.S.): Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

 

Apaches awaiting distribution of presents from Indian Commissioner [White Mountain Reservation, Arizona Territory] 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0238--A

Creator/Collector: Colyer, Vincent (1825-1888) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 17.7 x 25.3 cm., image

Content/Description:

Indians seated in encircling row near Colonel Greene's log cabin; butte and hills in back.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature and date (LC): V. Colyer, 1871, September 5th. Handwritten H[ea]dquarters of Col. Greene USA. Note from Inventory Sheets: (pencil note on mat, LC face): White Mountain Reservation, Arizona Territory

Arizona; Dwellings; Indians of North America; West (U.S.)

Paintings; Watercolors

 

Kansas Prairie, Arizona Territory 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0239--A

Creator/Collector: Colyer, Vincent (1825-1888) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 17.8 x 25.3 cm., on mount 22 x 30 cm.

Content/Description:

Line of soldiers at left; tent with flag in center with soldiers nearby; Indians gathered at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): Kansas prarie [sic] /Arizona Ty. Handwritten (LR): Distribution of clothing and food to Apaches [the canon padre?] Idaho Oct 4/71.

Arizona; Camping; Indians of North America; West (U.S.)

Paintings; Watercolors

 

Wagons at the stockade [Arizona Territory?] [1871?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0240--B

Creator/Collector: Colyer, Vincent (1825-1888) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 9.5 x 33.4 cm.

Content/Description:

One-story building with sod roof at right with covered wagon nearby; stagecoach (without horses) at left; set in flat landscape with snow-capped mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten on mount (LC): Vincent Colyer: "Wagons at the stockade." See also 1963.002:238 and 1963.002:239--A.

Arizona; Buildings; Dwellings; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Paintings; Watercolors

 

Map of confluence of Williams Fork and Colorado River, Arizona Terr[itor]y... [1866] BANC PIC 1963.002:0244--C

Creator/Collector: Fairman, Edward, artist
Physical Description: drawing on heavy paper: pen and watercolor 44.1 x 47.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Map showing locations of Martin & Company mines and auxiliary land claims. Vignette of smelting works showing industrial equipment in detail including engine house and ore furnaces. Distances, claim numbers, locations, and landmarks identified.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UR): Map/of/confluence of Williams Fork and/Colorado River, Arizona Terr[itor]y:/showing locations of mines of/Martin & Co./with auxillary land claims. Signature (UR, below title): Surveyed & drawn by Edw[ard] Fairman, Civil Engineer. Scale: 4224. ft. one inch. Date based on comparison with alternate view, see 1963.002:0245--D.

Arizona; Buildings; Equipment; Industry; Mining; Rivers; West (U.S.)

Drawings; Maps; Watercolors

 

Aubrey City, Williams Fork, Arizona Territory 1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0245--D

Creator/Collector: Fairman, Edward, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pen and ink 48.4 x 64.6 cm.

Content/Description:

View across river looking towards one-story buildings surrounding plaza with US flag on flag pole; mining operation owned by Martin & Co. to left; several wagons pulled by oxen teams; paddlewheel steamship towing barge in river; high mountains in distance. Located at confluence of Williams Fork and Colorado River.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Located by Martin & Co., June 10, 1865; (LR): Edw[ar]d Fairman, C[ivil] E[ngineer], del., August 25th, 1866. For alternate view see 1963.002:0244--C.

Arizona; Mining; Rivers; Settlements; Vessels

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

The Far West, Smokey Hill River [Colorado and Kansas] [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:0312--B

Creator/Collector: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son (active ca. 1855) , British, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 33.7 x 47.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Stagecoach pulled by six horses; 'Halliday's California Express' on roofline of coach; riding along river with mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Litho. handwritten (LL): London, 1855.

Colorado; Frontier & pioneer life; Kansas; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

Pimos and Coco Maricopas Indians [ca. 1846] BANC PIC 1963.002:0370--A

Creator/Collector: E. Weber & Co. (active ca. 1835-ca. 1854), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 13.5 x 22.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Plains setting with mountains in distance with two groups including Indians (Pimas and Maricopa of Arizona) and white men, possibly traders. Group in left foreground includes five native women (one of them sits by pile of goods), Indian men on horseback and two traders; group in middle background stands by two large tents.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Balto. [Baltimore]. Possibly illustration from: Notes of a Military Reconnaissance... By W.H. Emory, Brevet Major, Corps Topographical Engineers. Made in 1846-47..."

Arizona; Camping; Expeditions & surveys; Indians of North America; Women

Illustrations; Lithographs, color

 

Indian scouting, Arizona [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0431--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 34 x 44.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Military scouting party with pack mules, horses and cannons fire upon Indian encampment in valley below.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Geo. H. Baker, San Francisco.

Animals; Arizona; Arms & armaments; Indians of North America; Packtrains; Settlements

Lithographs

 

Completion of the Pacific Railroad: meeting of the Union and Central Pacific Lines... [Promontory Point, Utah] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0472--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown] Savage & Ottinger, photographer
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 18.6 x 29 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of engineers gather around two locomotives.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC): Completion of the Pacific Railroad, meeting of the Union and Central Pacific Lines, the engineers shake hands. Printed (LR, below title): Photographed by Savage & Ottinger, Salt Lake City. Clipping from: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion.

Events; Railroads; Utah

Engravings, color; Illustrations

 

Grand Cañon of the Colorado River, Arizona c1893 BANC PIC 1963.002:0654--F

Creator/Collector: Moran, Thomas (1837-1926) , British, artist G.H. Buek & Co. (active ca. 1893), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 74 x 106.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Sweeping view of Grand Canyon based on 1892 painting by Thomas Moran.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): T. Moran, 1892, Copyright 1893 by Thomas Moran; (LR): Lith. by G.H. Buek & Co., N[ew] Y[ork].

Arizona; Mountains; Nature; Rivers; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

View of Great Salt Lake City [Utah] c1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:0661--D

Creator/Collector: H.J. Toudy & Co (active ca. 1867), lithographer and printer Ritz, Philip (active ca. 1867), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 43.2 x 80.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad view of city looking down main street with tabernacle and temple at right. Pastures in foreground, Rocky Mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. & printed by H.J. Toudy & Co., 505 Chesnut St[reet], Phila[delphia]; (LC, below title): Published by Philip Ritz, Walla Walla W[ashington] T[erritory], Jan[uar]y 1st, 1867; (LC, below title): Copyright secured.

Buildings; Settlements; Utah

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Del Muerto Cañon, to mesa top 670 feet [Arizona] [ca. 1889?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0725--B

Creator/Collector: Jones, Seth C. (1853-1930) , American, artist (attributed to)
Physical Description: drawing on paper: pencil 25.5 x 31.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Pueblo homes with ladders leading to upper chambers (kivas?). Del Muerto Canyon also called Maverick Canyon, Arizona. Small upper corner drawing shows generalized view of mesa.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL).

Arizona; Dwellings; Indians of North America; Settlements

Drawings

 

Bird's-eye view of Salt Lake City, from the north looking southeast, Utah, 1875 c1875 BANC PIC 1963.002:0765--E

Creator/Collector: Glover, Edwin S. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist and publisher Strobridge & Company (active ca. 1875), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 66.5 x 86.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Large city (Mormon Temple and Tabernacle in view) with extensive downtown and residential areas. Utah Central Railway and Western Railway; River Jordan in foreground; Wasatach Mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn & published by E.S. Glover, Salt Lake City; (LC, above title): Entered... 1875 by E.S. Glover... ; (LR): Strobridge & Co., lith. Cincinnati, O[hio]. Printed legend.

Settlements; Utah; West (U.S.)

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co[unty], New Mexico, 1886 1886 BANC PIC 1963.002:0809--D

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 61 x 81.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Town with residential area in foreground; railroad depot and town center in middleground; mills, factories, churches, and schools identified in legend. Handwritten annotations indicate new houses built since 1888.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Drawn by Augustus Koch. Printed and handwritten legend.

Dwellings; New Mexico; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Salt Lake City, Utah, 1891 1891 BANC PIC 1963.002:0859--F

Creator/Collector: Wellge, H. (active ca. 1891), artist American Publishing Co. (active ca. 1891), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 71.3 x 120.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with temple and tabernacle in center; River Jordan and Great Salt Lake at left; mountains in distance. Marginal views include land developments, temple and grounds, Wasatch Building, Garfield Beach, American National Bank, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): H. Wellge Sk.; (LC, above title): Copyrighted and published by the American Publishing Co., cor[ner] South Water & Ferry streets, Milwaukee, Wis[consin], U[nited] S[tates of] A[merica]. Each item captioned. Printed legend.

Buildings; Churches; Lakes & ponds; Settlements; Utah

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Mountain Meadows [Massacre of 1857, Utah] c1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0987--D

Creator/Collector: Redmont, S. H. (active ca. 1877), artist Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, lithographer Pacific Art Company (active ca. 1877), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.5 x 71.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking into valley as covered wagons and settlers make their way down trail; Indians with weapons hide among rocks in right foreground waiting in ambush. High rocky buttes in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature by S.H. Redmond, 1877; (LC, above title): Published by the Pacific Art Co. of San Francisco, incorporated under the laws of the State of California, Copyright Sept[ember] 1877 by H. Williams, pres[ident], Pacific Art Co.; (LR): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco].

Events; Frontier & pioneer life; Indians of North America; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Utah; Vehicles; Westward movement

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Sterling Station, Union Pacific Railway [Colorado?] 1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:1335--A

Creator/Collector: Chancellor, H. (active ca. 1884), artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: ink and watercolor 12.5 x 17.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Depot with train pulling into station; Chinese laborers with shovels and picks stand on platform; passengers stand near station building to left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LR). Signature and date (LR): H. Chancellor, 9 May [18]84.

Buildings; Chinese; Railroads

Drawings; Watercolors

 

Great Salt Lake, Utah [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1431--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 30.1 x 40.4 cm.

Content/Description:

View from above town with buildings and houses looking towards lake; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], New York.

Lakes & ponds; Settlements; Utah; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Ute Canyon, Utah] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1507--FR

Creator/Collector: Colman (or Coleman), Samuel (1832-1920) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on tinted paper: watercolor and gouache 23.5 x 32 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Wagon train crossing canyon along edge of river; towering cliffs on both sides.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title and artist's name on mat (on recto).

Utah; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Emigrant train attacked by Indians, Ute Canyon, Utah?] [187-?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1508--FR

Creator/Collector: Colman (or Coleman), Samuel (1832-1920) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on tinted paper: watercolor and gouache 24.2 x 33 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Wagon train clustered at base of towering rock formations; approaching group of Indians in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title and artist's name on mat (on recto).

Indians of North America; Utah; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Paintings; Watercolors

 

[Ceremony to drive the golden spike at Promontory Point, Utah, 1869] [not before 1869] BANC PIC 1963.002:1804--E

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas (1829-1908) , British, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 48.6 x 70.6 cm., image on sheet 63.8 x 84.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Reproduction of painting showing ceremony which took place on May 10, 1869 celebrating completion of transcontinental railroad (Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LR, within image): T. Hill.

Events; Railroads; Utah

Photomechanical prints

 

West (U.S.): Idaho, Montana, Wyoming

 

El Mira Silver Mining Co. works, Banner I[daho]T[erritory] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0432--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 28.8 x 35.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining operation nestled in canyon.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey S[an] F[rancisco].

Buildings; Idaho; Mining

Lithographs, color

 

El Mira S[ilver] M[ining] Co., Assay Office and Boarding House, Banner I[daho]T[erritory] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0433--B

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.9 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining office and buildings on pine tree covered hill.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Buildings; Idaho; Mining

Lithographs, color

 

Montana Mine, Yankee Fork District, Idaho [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0434--C

Creator/Collector: Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 40.2 x 55.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Mining operation inside hills comprised of several wooden buildings; elevated track in center for ore cars.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): The Bosqui Engraving & Printing Co., S[an] F[rancisco], Cal[ifornia].

Buildings; Equipment; Idaho; Mining; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

Gold Hill Mine & Works, Quartzburgh, Boise Co[unty], Idaho [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0746--E

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 49 x 92.8 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Mining operation with main buildings and lumber for shafts in center; private residence at left; workers quarters at right. Low hills covered with tree stumps indicating environmental impact of logging.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): H. Steinegger; (LL): Lith Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

Buildings; Dwellings; Environmental degradation; Idaho; Lumber industry; Mining

Lithographs

 

[Indian encampment at foot of Big Horn Range, Rocky Mountains, Montana] [not before 1863] BANC PIC 1963.002:0769--E

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist (based on original by)
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 55.4 x 88.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Indian encampment near lake with high mountain range (Landers Peak) in distance. Several tipis (teepees, tepees) with Indian men, women, and children involved in various activities; livestock, dogs, and horses nearby; blankets, saddles, and various domestic objects throughout camp. Image related to trip Bierstadt made to west with Fitz Hugh Ludlow in 1863 .

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LC): Indian encampment at foot of Big Horn Range, Rocky M[oun]t[ain]s. Printed (LR, within image): Bierstadt, 1863. Reproduction (printers proof) of Bierstadt's "The Rocky Mountains, Landers Peak" (1863, oil on canvas, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Dwellings; Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Montana; Mountains; Settlements; West (U.S.); Wyoming

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Store, warehouse, granary, etc. of Marion F. Waldron, Centerville, Idaho [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0811--B

Creator/Collector: Green, E., artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27.5 x 43 cm.

Content/Description:

Street lined with commercial buildings. Covered wagons, horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians in street in front of buildings. Main building bears two signs which read: Marion F. Waldron and Wells, Fargo & Co. Foothills covered with pine trees in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): E. Green, del.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Idaho; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs

 

Ranch and mining claims of A. G. Church & brother, on the Payette River, Idaho [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0812--B

Creator/Collector: Green, E., artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 27.5 x 42.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Ranch buildings (house and barn) and hydraulic mining operation. Cows, horses, figures on horseback, horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians in foreground. Low, tree-less foothills being mined in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within image): E. Green, del.

Buildings; Dwellings; Idaho; Mining; Ranches

Lithographs

 

[Castle Butte, Green River, Wyoming?] 1892 BANC PIC 1963.002:1319--FR

Creator/Collector: Moran, Thomas (1837-1926) , British, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor 19.3 x 25.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Moonlit view of dramatic basalt rock formation; river in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): T. Moran, 1892. Title from labels on verso.

Nature; Rivers; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Watercolors

 

[Trading post of J. S. Collins at Fort Laramie, Wyoming] [1874] BANC PIC 1963.002:1386--FR

Creator/Collector: Tavernier, Jules (1844-1889) , French, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 12.3 x 19.2 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Store interior with two women and men; shelves filled with cloth and other merchandise.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): Jules Tavernier. Typed note (on verso) from Charles Yale, bookseller, Pasadena incudes biographical note; Arthur Woodward's (Curator of History at the Los Angeles County Museum) identification of subject matter; bibliographic note; and authentication by Huntington Library.

Business enterprises; Frontier & pioneer life; Interiors; West (U.S.); Women; Wyoming

Oil paintings

 

West (U.S.): Nevada

 

Golden City [Lincoln County, Nevada] looking east c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0247--B

Creator/Collector: Mathews, A. E. (active ca. 1866-ca. 1883), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.7 x 36.2 cm.

Content/Description:

View from overlook of small mining town in valley surrounded by high buttes with river running through located near Caliente, Nevada.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1866 by A.E. Mathews (publisher?)... New York. Handwritten (LC, below title): Looking East - 1860.

Nevada; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Fort Yuma on the Colorado [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0259 (variant 1)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 16 x 26.3 cm.

Content/Description:

High, panoramic view of Colorado River with fort on hill at left; sidewheel steamship and small boat on river; people on left bank; vegetation at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Colorado; Military facilities; Rivers

Engravings

 

Fort Yuma on the Colorado [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0259 (variant)--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 16.2 x 26.3 cm.

Content/Description:

High, panoramic view of Colorado River with fort on hill at left; sidewheel steamship and small boat on river; people on left bank; vegetation at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Colorado; Military facilities; Rivers; West (U.S.)

Engravings, color

 

View of eastern slope of Treasure Hill, showing the works of the Hamilton Hydraulic Mining & Tunnel Co. [Nevada] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0263--C

Creator/Collector: Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 39.2 x 54.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Mountain criss-crossed with survey lines and numbers identifying tunnels and roads; few scattered houses at base of mountain.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): R.M. Wilson Deputy Surveyor; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

Mining; Mountains; Nevada

Lithographs, color

 

Mud Volcano, Colorado Desert: as it appeared July 19th, 1857 [not before 1857] BANC PIC 1963.002:0437--A

Creator/Collector: Veatch, W. A. A., artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 18.7 x 27.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Several tall, conical volcanoes shoot forth fumes and mud; small figure of man in center on hands and knees observes eruptions near one of craters.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. by Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed (LC, below title): Sketched by W.A.A. Veatch.

Colorado; Nature; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs

 

[Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mount Rosalie, Colorado, 1866] [not before 1866] BANC PIC 1963.002:0503--E

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist Long, M. [H.?] (active ca. 1866) , French?, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 48.2 x 82.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Broad valley surrounded by high rocky slopes; Indian encampment in foreground; lake in middleground; and high peak in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LR, within image): A. Bierstadt, 1866; (LR): M. [H?] Long. Reproduction of Bierstadt's "Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie" (1866, oil on canvas, The Brooklyn Museum).

Colorado; Indians of North America; Lakes & ponds; Mountains; Nature; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Emigrant wagons near Pikes Peak, Colorado] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0741--D

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on canvas: lithograph, color 60.2 x 75.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Encampment of covered wagons and settlers around campfire in center; Indian hunter with buck as settler approaches from right. Mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (on verso): Pikes Peak.

Animals; Camping; Colorado; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Indians of North America; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

Leadville, Colorado [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0745--D

Creator/Collector: Keller, William T., artist St. Joseph Steam Print'g Co., printer Brind, J. Fitz, undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 54.7 x 70.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Central oval image overlooking city. Marginal views include hotels, significant buildings, industrial works (Harrison Reduction Works, Frank Gay's Foundry and Machinery Shop, and Sampling Works), and various mine operations (Ami, Robert E. Lee, Chrysolite, and others).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within central image): Wm. T. Keller; (LL): J. Fitz Brind, Dr.; (LR): St. Joseph Steam Print'g Co., St. Joseph, Mo. Each image captioned.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Colorado; Industry; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Treadwell's bird's-eye view of the Comstock mines and vicinity, Storey and Lyons Counties, State of Nevada c1875 BANC PIC 1963.002:0747--E

Creator/Collector: Steinegger, Henry [Stggr] (active ca. 1854-ca. 1880) , Swiss, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer Treadwell, Joseph B. (active ca. 1870-ca. 1890), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 74.5 x 89.1 cm., dome top

Content/Description:

Broad view of Comstock mining areas (all identified within image); Lake Washoe and mountain ranges in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL, within): H. Stggr. [Henry Steinegger]; (LL): Lith. of Britton Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LC, above title): Entered... 1875 by J.B. Treadwell.... Handwritten (LR): Joseph B. Treadwell/with compls/J.B. Treadwell/San Francisco.

Mining; Mountains; Nevada; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Mining on the Comstock [Nevada] c1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0761--E

Creator/Collector: Dawes, T. L. (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), artist Marshall, J. P. (J. B.?) (active 1876-1877), publisher Le Count Bros. (active 1876-1877), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 60.7 x 83.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Mine interior with miners in wooden mine shaft structure. Marginal views include Comstock mine operations: Sierra Nevada, California, Ophir, Calidonia & Overman, Imperial & Empire, Crown Point, Con. Virginia, Belcher, Justice, Gould & Curry, and Yellow Jacket; and image of tools and equipment used in mines.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (ML). Printed (ML, below title): Drawn by T.L. Dawes, 1876, and copyrighted 1877/Published by/J.B. Marshall, Gold Hill, Nev[ada]; (LL): Engraved & printed by LeCount Bros., San Francisco.

Buildings; Equipment; Miners; Mining; Nevada; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, 1877 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0762 (variant)--E

Creator/Collector: Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, hand colored 65 x 95.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with map of water system lines, buildings, and sites; Mount Davidson in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

Mountains; Nevada; Settlements; Water works

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, 1877 1877 BANC PIC 1963.002:0762--E

Creator/Collector: Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 62.5 x 94.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of city with map of water system lines, buildings, and sites; Mount Davidson in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (LL): Lith. Britton, Rey & Co., S[an] F[rancisco]. Printed legend.

Mountains; Nevada; Settlements; Water works

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs

 

Bird's-eye view of Carson City, Ormsby County, Nevada, 1875, looking southwest 1875 BANC PIC 1963.002:0763--D

Creator/Collector: Koch, Augustus (active ca. 1870), artist Britton, Rey & Co. (active ca. 1867-ca. 1880), lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 53.2 x 70.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Town with racetrack in foreground; railroad depot and town center with state capitol in middleground; residential area in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Britton, Rey & Co., lith., S[an] F[rancsico]; (LR): Drawn by Augustus Koch. Printed legend.

Nevada; Settlements

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

Fort Churchill, N[evada] T[erritory] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0764--D

Creator/Collector: Brown, Grafton T. (1841-1918), artist Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 50.7 x 65.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Bird's-eye view of military camp with corrals and tents in foreground; soldiers marching in central plaza surrounded by buildings and tents.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Grafton T. Brown, del.; (LR): C.C. Kuchel, lith., S[an] F[rancisco].

Military facilities; Military personnel; Nevada

Bird's-eye views; Lithographs, color

 

View of Treasure Hill, White Pine, Nev[ada] 1869 BANC PIC 1963.002:0810--C

Creator/Collector: Peet, Edward Warren (active ca. 1869) , American?, artist Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), lithographer H.H. Bancroft & Co. (active ca. 1869), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 30.4 x 51 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view of several small settlements situated in and around Treasure Hill mountain landscape including Hamilton, Virginia, United States, Treasure City, Eberhardt, and Sherman Town.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Sketched by E.W. Peet/H.H. Bancroft & Co. Publishers/609 Montgomery S[tree]t, San Francisco/1869; (LR): Lith. Britton & Rey, S[an] F[rancisco].

Mining; Nevada; Settlements

Landscapes; Lithographs

 

Virginia City, N[evada] T[erritory] 1864 c1864 BANC PIC 1963.002:0843--F

Creator/Collector: Brown, Grafton T. (1841-1918), artist Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 74.3 x 102.2 cm.

Content/Description:

City situated at base of mountain range. Marginal views include numerous silver mining operations (Ophir, Woodworth, Gould & Curry, Potosi, Bullion, Mexican, Chollar, and Savage).

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature by Grafton T. Brown; (LC): Entered... 1864 by Grafton T. Brown... California; (LR): C.C. Kuchel, lith., 543 Clay St[reet], San Francisco, Cal[ifornia]. Each item captioned.

Buildings; Mining; Nevada; Settlements

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861 1861 BANC PIC 1963.002:1403--FR

Creator/Collector: Brown, Grafton T. (1841-1918), artist and publisher Kuchel, C. C. (1820-ca. 1865) , Swiss, lithographer Britton & Co. (active ca. 1861), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand color 54.2 x 70 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View of town situated in valley taken from Gould and Curry claim; predominantly one-story wooden buildings and houses line streets; several mine buildings on ourskirts; mining tunnels in hills to left. Marginal images include views of banks, hotels, stores and other businesses, private residences, and mining operations. Both main view and marginal images populated with pedestrians, people riding horses and in carriages, workers, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature by Crafton T. Brown; (LC): Britton & Co. Print.; (LC, below title): Published by Crafton B. Brown; (LR): C.C. Kuchel Lith., 174 Clay St[reet], S[an] Francisco, Cal[ifornia].

Buildings; Business enterprises; City & town life; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Hotels; Laborers; Mining; Nevada; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

North View, Gould and Curry Silver Mining Company's Reduction Works, Virginia City, N[evada] T[erritory], incorporated June 27th 1860 [not before 1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:1452--FR

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 43.2 x 56.4 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Mining operation buildings and compound surrounded by low hills.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Buildings; Industry; Mining

Lithographs, color

 

West (U.S.): Other

 

[California or western city scene] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0214--B

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: oil 25.3 x 35.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Quiet street scene with snow-capped mountains in distance; one-story adobe and wooden buildings; mule cart at left.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Settlements; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Oil paintings

 

San Felipe, Rio Grande [Texas] 1869 BANC PIC 1963.002:0241--A

Creator/Collector: Colyer, Vincent (1825-1888) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper mounted on board: watercolor 18.1 x 25.6 cm., on mount 23 x 30 cm.

Content/Description:

River and town with church in middleground below tall mesa; man operating windlass ferries raft across water in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL): San Felipei [sic Felipe]/ Rio Grande, 26 May [18]69.

Rivers; Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Paintings; Watercolors

 

The pioneers [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0307--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 14.8 x 23.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Emigrant train moving across plains; oxen-drawn wagons piled high with possessions; men, women, and children walking along wagons; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC).

Frontier & pioneer life; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Engravings, color

 

Western scenery [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0357--B

Creator/Collector: Haskell & Allen (active ca. 1871-ca. 1875) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.6 x 35.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Indian encampment along river; tipis (teepees, tepees) and canoe with Indians wearing three-feather headdresses and capes in foreground and middleground; valley landscape with hills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Haskell & Allen; (LR): 61 Hanover St[reet], Boston, Mass.

Dwellings; Indians of North America; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

American mountain scenery c1868 BANC PIC 1963.002:0435--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 34.1 x 45.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Low waterfall and surrounding mountains; two deer in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, above title): Entered... 1868 by Currier & Ives... New York; (LC, below title): New York, Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St[reet].

Mountains

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The Rocky Mountains c1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:0436--B

Creator/Collector: Whitteredge, W. (active ca. 1868), artist Hinshelwood, Robert (1812-ca. 1875) , Scottish, engraver D. Appleton & Co. (active ca. 1873), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 25.5 x 33 cm.

Content/Description:

Pastoral view of Indian encampment along river. Several Indians on horseback cross river in foreground. Broad plains stretch out in middleground before peaks in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Painted by W. Whitteredge; (LC, above title) Entered...1871 by D. Appleton; (LC, below title): New York, D. Appleton & Co.; (LR): Engraved by R. Hinschelwood.

Indians of North America; Mountains; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Engravings, color; Landscapes

 

Saline Camp and Phanton City, Kansas [1855] BANC PIC 1963.002:0439--B

Creator/Collector: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son (active ca. 1855) , British, lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 34.1 x 47.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Campsite with two tents; covered wagon and horses. Two men (hunters?) reclining near animal pelts along river bank.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR): Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith. Handwritten (LR): London 1855.

Camping; Fur trade; Hunting; Kansas

Lithographs, color

 

Snow sheds at summit station, the end of the up-grade on the C.P.R.R. 1878 BANC PIC 1963.002:0475--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 23 x 28.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Buildings and wooden constructions of the Central Pacific Railroad Company station in a forest setting.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (UL): [page] 132; (UC): Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper; (UR): April 27, 1878.

Buildings; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Railroads

Engravings, color; Illustrations

 

[Western scenery] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0505 (verso)--B

Creator/Collector: Pacific Press Publishing House (active ca. 1878-ca. 1888), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: wood engraving 40.1 x 28.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Five views: Mexican plow; Mission San Juan Capistrano; Mariposa Big Trees; mesa walls, Arizona; and Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC): Specimen book of electrotypes. Printed (LC): Pacific Press Publishing House, Twelfth and Castro Streets, Oakland, Cal[ifornia]. Illustrations numbered and captioned.

Arizona; Buildings; California, Northern; California, Southern; Gold rushes; Missions; Nature; West (U.S.)

Engravings

 

G. H. Baker's scenery of the Pacific Coast [1872] BANC PIC 1963.002:0506--B

Creator/Collector: Baker, George Holbrook (1827-1906) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph 25.8 x 46.2 cm.

Content/Description:

Five vignettes: San Francisco Bay and Pacific Northwest with group of three Indians in center; Yosemite Falls; vaquero lassoing steer with mission building in distance; and Indians hunting buffalo near railroad.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (MC, within image). Handwritten (LL): 1872.

Animals; Bison; Clothing & dress; Cowboys; Hunting; Indians of North America; West (U.S.)

Lithographs

 

First glimpse of the Sierras [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0626:04--A

Creator/Collector: Fay & Cox (active ca. 1869), undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: engraving 10.4 x 15.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of men on horseback in mountains; snow-covered peaks in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title. Printed (LL, within image): Fay & Cox. From periodical?

Animals; Horses; Mountains; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Engravings; Landscapes

 

Port of Honolulu [Hawaii] c1857 BANC PIC 1963.002:0684--A

Creator/Collector: Burgess, George Henry (1831-1905) , British, artist and lithographer Britton & Rey (active 1851-1902), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 22 x 34.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View from harbor looking inland towards waterfront and town; natives and westerners in boats on bay; several sailing ships and tugboats in harbor; large buildings on shore; high mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Drawn from nature & on stone by G.H. Burgess; (LC, above title): Entered... 1857 by G.H. Burgess... California; (LR): Printed by Britton & Rey.

Harbors; Hawaii; Settlements; Vessels; Waterfronts

Cityscapes; Lithographs, color

 

California emigrants, the last day on the plains [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0742--C

Creator/Collector: Andrew, John (1815-1875) , British, artist
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: engraving, hand colored 37.3 x 56.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Men, women, and children camping by campfire; man slaughtering deer in center, Indian standing by; man on horseback blowing horn to right; several men with rifles. Oxen-drawn wagons and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): John Andrew.

Animals; Arms & armaments; Camping; Frontier & pioneer life; Horses; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Engravings, color

 

Westward the course of empire takes its way [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0743--E

Creator/Collector: W.J. Morgan & Co., lithographer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph, color 56.7 x 83 cm.

Content/Description:

Large group of emigrants halt on mountain pass to observe valley below. Woman with children in center, man above her gestures towards prospect. Pioneers on horseback carrying rifles; families in covered wagons.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UL). Printed (LR): W.J. Morgan & Co., lith., Cleve[land].

Animals; Clothing & dress; Frontier & pioneer life; Horses; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Westward movement; Women

Lithographs, color

 

The mountain pass, Sierra Nevada c1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:0744--D

Creator/Collector: Palmer, Francis Florabond (Fanny) (1812-1876) , British, artist Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 61.2 x 80.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mountain landscape with heavy forest; waterfall and river; high mountains in distance. Bear in foreground, Indian man on bluff at right.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F.F. Palmer, del.; (LC, above title): Entered... 1867 by Currier & Ives... New York; (LC, below title): New York, published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau Street; (LR): Lith. of Currier & Ives, N[ew] Y[ork].

Animals; Bears; Mountains

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The pioneer's home: on the western frontier c1867 BANC PIC 1963.002:0766--FR

Creator/Collector: Palmer, Francis Florabond (Fanny) (1812-1876) , British, artist Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 53.2 x 71 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Two hunters, carrying deer and game birds, approach with hunting dogs in forest. Set in forest by stream. Woman and children near cabin door; farmyard with chickens, goats, and barn.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F.F. Palmer, del.; (LR): Currier & Ives, lith. N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC): Entered...1867 by Currier & Ives...N[ew] Y[ork]. Published by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St[reet]. Ref. note: Peters, Currier & Ives, Vol. II, p. 335.

Animals; Children; Clothing & dress; Dwellings; Frontier & pioneer life; Hunting; Settlers; Women

Lithographs, color

 

[Covered wagon in the desert: emigrants tend to fallen oxen] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0772--A

Creator/Collector: [Unknown]
Physical Description: painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 19.7 x 29 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of distressed emigrant men, women and children in process of crossing desert in covered wagon attend to oxen that have fallen; bones and human skull lying in foreground; mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title.

Animals; Cattle; Frontier & pioneer life; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; Westward movement; Women

Paintings; Watercolors

 

Across the continent, the snow sheds on the Central Pacific Railroad, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:0808--C

Creator/Collector: Becker, Joseph (1841-1910) , American, artist B. & H., undetermined
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 43.2 x 56.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Winter scene with train and cars (C.P.R.R.) emerging from snowsheds as Chinese workers come down to greet train; snow-covered hills and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): B. & H.; (LR): From a sketch by Joseph Becker.

Chinese; Laborers; Railroads; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Engravings

 

Pacific coast scenes: supplement to the Christmas Wasp, 1884 1884 BANC PIC 1963.002:0814--D

Creator/Collector: Jorgensen, Christian (1860-1935) , American, artist Wasp (active 1868-1928), publisher Bosqui Eng. & Ptg. Co. (active ca. 1863-ca. 1906), printer
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 58.5 x 77 cm.

Content/Description:

Collage-type image including views of: San Francisco (Chinatown, Market Street, Union Square, Ocean Beach, and Golden Gate Park); Mount Tamalpais and Point Tiburon; Hetch-Hetchy Valley; Chinese fishing village, Monterey; Lake Merritt, Oakland; Lake Lagunitas; San Lorenzo Canyon; Lakeport; Mission Santa Barbara; logging near Guerneville; and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Bosqui Eng. & Print. Co., S[an] F[rancisco]; (LR): C. Jorgensen. Each item captioned.

California, Northern; California, Southern; Chinese; Missions; San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.); Settlements; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

The Rocky Mountains c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:0853--D

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist Smillie, James David (1833-1909) , American, engraver
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving 54 x 79.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Indian encampment near lake with high mountain range (Landers Peak) in distance. Several tipis (teepees, tepees) with Indian men, women, and children involved in various activities; livestock, dogs, and horses nearby; blankets, saddles, and various domestic objects throughout camp. Image based on trip Bierstadt made to west with Fitz Hugh Ludlow in 1863 .

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LR, within image): ABierstadt, 1863; (LL): Painted by A. Bierstadt; (LC, above title): Entered... 1866 by Edward Bierstadt... New York; (LR): Engraved by J. Smillie. Reproduction of Bierstadt's The Rocky Mountains, Landers Peak (1863, oil on canvas, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Dwellings; Indians of North America; Manners & customs; Montana; Mountains; Settlements; Wyoming

Engravings; Landscapes

 

[Railroads between New York and San Francisco, California, with scenes on the way (boardgame?)] c1872 BANC PIC 1963.002:0873--B

Creator/Collector: Keller, George Frederick (active ca. 1872) , American, lithographer Thistleton, Colonel George (active ca. 1872) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper mounted on board: lithograph, color 57.2 x 48.2 cm., folded to 48.3 x 28.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Appears to be a boardgame, starting in New York, following railroads across the continent to San Francisco. Railroads represented include: New York and Erie Railroad, Michigan Central Railroad, Great Western Railroad, Burlington Route, Union Pacific Railroad, and Central Pacific Railroad. Numerous towns and train depots represented, including Kalamazoo, Albia, Toano, Battle Mountain, Truckee, Oakland, and others.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Printed (LL, within image): Colonel Geo. Thistleton/Author & Publisher/No. 9 Post St[reet] San Francisco; (LL): Entered...1872 by Geo. Thistleton...Washington DC; (LC): G.F. Keller, Lith., S[an] F[rancisco].

Overland journeys to the Pacific; Railroads; Settlements; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Lithographs, color

 

[Western frontier town, main street with hotel and grocery] [18--?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0924--B

Creator/Collector: Holladay, Ben Campbell, artist
Physical Description: drawing on paper: crayon 30.5 x 45.7 cm.

Content/Description:

View looking down street lined with grocery store, hotel, and other buildings. Men wearing cowboys hats on sidewalk; horse drawn wagon makes its way down street. Corral and round mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): Ben Campbell Holladay.

Buildings; Business enterprises; Frontier & pioneer life; Settlements; West (U.S.)

Cityscapes; Drawings

 

Scenes on the Pacific Coast 1880 BANC PIC 1963.002:0925--D

Creator/Collector: Keller, George Frederick (active ca. 1872) , American, artist
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 52.5 x 70.8 cm.

Content/Description:

Collage-type arrangement of images including: Yosemite National Park, California (Vernal Falls, Merced River, Cathedral Spires), Colorado River, redwoods, missions, Point Reyes, Sitka (Alaska), rodeo, Arizona Indians, logging, whaling, various types of animals and wildllife, and other subjects related to California and the West.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (UC). Printed (UC, above title): Dedicated to the patrons of the Wasp; (UR): Supplement to the illust[rated] Wasp, December 25th, 1880; (LL): From original scetches [sic] & photographs by G.F. Keller. Each image captioned.

Animals; Buildings; California, Northern; Indians of North America; West (U.S.); Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

Lithographs, color

 

In the foothills [Sierra Nevada, California?] [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1349--A

Creator/Collector: Bühler, F. (active ca. 1881), artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: oil 12.2 x 18 cm., on mount 20.2 x 25.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Man (Bühler?) seated by campfire possibly smoking game; foothills in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Handwritten (on mount): In the foothills, F. Bühler; (on verso): Scetch [sic] of F. Bühler/Old time California engraver/ In the foothills.

California, Northern; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings; Portraits

 

[September moonlight] 1921 BANC PIC 1963.002:1367--FR

Creator/Collector: Dixon, Maynard (1875-1946) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 63.8 x 76.7 cm.

Content/Description:

Mesa and desert floor below moonlit sky.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): Maynard Dixon, 1921. Handwritten (on stretcher, on verso): Maynard Dixon, 728 Montgomery St[reet], San Francisco.

Nature; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Covered wagons] [1859?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1370--FR

Creator/Collector: Bierstadt, Albert (1830-1902) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 33.5 x 25.3 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Several covered wagons gathered at river, towering hills and mountains behind.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LR): ABierstadt.

Nature; Nature; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; Westward movement

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Surveyor's camp] 1858 BANC PIC 1963.002:1371--FR

Creator/Collector: Butman, Frederick A. (1820-1871) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas: oil 31.8 x 46.9 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of seven tents pitched by stream; US flag flying from pole; two horses in field; dog on makeshift bridge over stream; high hills behind camp with surveyor's pole.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LR): Butman, S[an] F[rancisco] 1858.

Camping; Discovery & exploration

Oil paintings

 

[The first train] [ca. 1880] BANC PIC 1963.002:1378--FR

Creator/Collector: Schuyler, Herman, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 71 x 22.3 cm.

Content/Description:

Group of Indians, including two men (one holding rifle) and one woman holding baby in papoose, stand on rocky promontory observing train crossing prairie in distance; Indian encampment with tipis (teepees, tepees) in right middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature (LL): Herman Schuyler.

Indians of North America; Railroads; Railroads; Westward movement; Women

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Mountain with prairie landscape] 1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:1382--FR

Creator/Collector: Young, Harvey O. (active ca. 1859-ca. 1878, d.1901) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 76.4 x 127.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Three horsemen in foreground, covered wagons in middleground, monumental snow-capped peak in center.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Supplied title. Signature and date (LL): H.O. Young, [18]71.

Settlers; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Turf house on the Great Plains] [ca. 1852?] BANC PIC 1963.002:1387--FR

Creator/Collector: Wimar, Carl (1828-1862) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 14.5 x 30.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Silhouettes of two people (Indians?) on horseback face third figure standing near sod house; barren landscape surrounded by mountains.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title based on typed label (on verso).

Dwellings; Horses; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

A steam wagon hauling lumber in the Sierras [18--] BANC PIC 1963.002:1392--FR

Creator/Collector: Graham, Charles (1852-1911) , American, artist
Physical Description: painting on paper: gouache 31 x 46 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Steam tractor hauls several wagons loaded with lumber up grade; Sierra Nevada foothills and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Handwritten title (LL). Signature (LL): C. Graham. Note from Inventory Sheets: probably done for reproduction in a periodical, Picturesque California or Century.

California, Northern; Lumber industry; Mountains; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.); Vehicles

Gouaches; Paintings

 

Prairie fires of the Great West c1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:1413--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.4 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Railroad train steaming down track as prairie fire blazes at background; herd of buffalo try to outrun fire in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC, above title): Entered... 1871 by Currier & Ives; (LR): 125 Nassau St[reet], New York.

Bison; Fires; Railroads; West (U.S.)

Lithographs, color

 

The Great West c1870 BANC PIC 1963.002:1423--A

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25 x 35.5 cm.

Content/Description:

Railroad with train on track running down valley through small settlement surrounded by high mountains.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], New York; (LC): Entered... 1870 by Currier & Ives... New York.

Railroads; West (U.S.)

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Through to the Pacific c1870 BANC PIC 1963.002:1424--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.4 x 35.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Elevated view looking overland towards Pacific Ocean; farmer tilling fields at left; train moving towards coast in center; logging town along river at right; harbor and ships in far distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC, above title): Entered... 1870 by Currier & Ives... New York; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], New York.

Lumber industry; Railroads; Rivers; Settlements; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

The Route to California: Truckee River, Sierra Nevada (California or Nevada) c1871 BANC PIC 1963.002:1425--B

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 27.8 x 38 cm.

Content/Description:

View along river towards Sierra Nevada Mountains; train engine in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Published by Currier & Ives; (LC, above title): Entered... 1871 by Currier & Ives... Washington; (LR): 152 Nassau St[reet], New York.

Railroads; Rivers; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.); West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

Emigrants crossing the plains c1869 BANC PIC 1963.002:1436--B

Creator/Collector: Darley, Felix Octavius Carr (1822-1888) , American, artist Hall, H. B. (active ca. 1869), engraver D. Appleton & Co. (active ca. 1873), publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: engraving, hand colored 23.9 x 32.1 cm.

Content/Description:

Wagon train with scout on horseback leading covered wagons drawn by oxen; pioneer stands before wagon with family inside; calves, cattle, dogs, wagons, and other figures in landscape.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F.O.C. Darley, fecit.; (LC, above title): Entered... 1869 by D. Appleton & Co... New York; (LR): H.B. Hall, Jr., sc.; (LC, below title): New York, D. Appleton & Co.

Animals; Frontier & pioneer life; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement; Women

Engravings, color

 

The Rocky Mountains: emigrants crossing the plains c1866 BANC PIC 1963.002:1446--FR

Creator/Collector: Palmer, Francis Florabond (Fanny) (1812-1876) , British, artist Currier & Ives (active 1857-1907) , American, lithographer and publisher
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 49.5 x 66.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Long train of oxen-drawn wagons cross plains; women and children inside wagons, men ride on horses or walk alongside wagons; two Indian guides on horseback stand to right; high mountains rise above them.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): F.F. Palmer, del.; (LR): Currier & Ives, lith. N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC): New York, Published by Currier & Ives, 152, Nassau St[reet]; (LC): Entered... 1866 by Currier & Ives....

Overland journeys to the Pacific; Settlers; Vehicles; West (U.S.); Westward movement

Landscapes; Lithographs, color

 

[Sierra Nevada landscape] [ca. 1880] BANC PIC 1963.002:1510--FR

Creator/Collector: Hill, Thomas (1829-1908) , British, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 34.2 x 51.7 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

View across meadow or body of water looking toward massive, arched rock formation; three figures on horseback stand in middleground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and date based on label (on verso). Signature (LR): T. Hill. Alternative title: View of the Royal Arches. Inventory title: North Dome (but it is not prominently visible here). Photograph of same general area pasted to reverse of frame.

Mountains; Nature

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

[Fleeing a prairie fire] [1860] BANC PIC 1963.002:1515--FR

Creator/Collector: Wimar, Carl (1828-1862) , German, artist
Physical Description: painting on board: oil 16.5 x 21.6 cm., visible image

Content/Description:

Two Indians in buckskin dress ride horses to watch raging fire in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Title and artist based on attachment to frame.

Fires; Horses; Indians of North America

Landscapes; Oil paintings

 

Mexico and Central America

 

View of Culebra or the Summit, the terminus of the Panama Railroad in Dec[ember] 1854 c185[4?] BANC PIC 1963.002:0262 (variant)--C

Creator/Collector: Otis, F. N. (active ca. 1856) , American?, artist Parsons, Charles R. (1821-1910) , American, lithographer and publisher Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1854), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, color 25.8 x 36.2 cm., image on sheet 46.3 x 59.4 cm.

Content/Description:

Small train with 'US Mail" and "Specie" signs on coach behind engine entering small settlement of few buildings (including American Hotel) and thatched roof log houses. Busy crowd on both sides of rails, pack animals being prepared for travel. Tropical vegetation in foreground.

Notes/Inscriptions:

Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): C. Parsons lith.; (LC, above title): Sketched from nature by F.N. Otis M.D. Surgeon in U.S.M. Steamship Co.'s Service; (LR): Printed by Endicott & Co. N[ew] Y[ork]; (LC, below title): Entered... by F.N. Otis 185[4?]... New York. For variant see 1963.002:0262--B.

Buildings; Central America; Panama; Railroads; Settlements; Voyages to the Pacific

Lithographs, color

 

View of Culebra or the Summit, the terminus of the Panama Railroad in Dec[ember] 1854 c1854 BANC PIC 1963.002:0262--B

Creator/Collector: Otis, F. N. (active ca. 1856) , American?, artist Parsons, Charles R. (1821-1910) , American, lithographer and publisher Endicott & Co. (active ca. 1854), printer
Physical Description: print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 25.6 x 36 cm., image on sheet 32.6 x 42.6 cm.

Content/Description:

Small train with 'US Mail" and "Specie" signs on coach behind engine entering small settlement of few buildings (including American Hotel) and thatched roof log houses. Busy crowd on both sides of rails, pack animals being prepared for travel. Tropical vegetation in foreground.