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Early San Francisco lithographs from the John McCrakan letters [graphic].
BANC PIC 1939.007--PIC
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Title:

Early San Francisco lithographs from the John McCrakan letters

Creator/Contributor:

Justh, Quirot & Co

Creator/Contributor:

Wm. B. Cooke & Co

Creator/Contributor:

B.F. Butler's Lith

Abstract:

Two pictorial lettersheets and one pair of images of a presentation loving cup and plate. Lettersheets are 1: "Great fire in San Fransisco [sic], M@y [sic] 4th, 1850" (Baird 96a, earlier state)-- 2: "Tremendous excitement!", a view of the hangings of Samuel Whittaker and Robert McKenzie by the Vigilance Committee in 1851 (Baird 274). Annotation indicates this view was made from a daguerreotype. Item 3 (a & b) consists of two prints on a single folded sheet, one of a goblet presented to customs collector Col. James Collier, and the other of a plate presented to him; both January, 1851.

Date:

1850-1851 (issued)

Subject:

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San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 -- Pictorial works
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Pictorial works
Award presentations -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Lithographs by Justh, Quirot, & Co., W.B. Cooke & Co., and B.F. Butler's Lith., all of San Francisco.
Additional or variant copies of these images are present in the Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. collection of The Bancroft Library.
Two lettersheet views are annotated, presumably by John McCrackan.
A lettersheet entitled "Map of the burnt district of San Fransico" also from the McCrackan letters is cataloged with the Bancroft Library map collection (G4364.S5 1851 G6)
Transferred from the John McCrackan letters to his family (BANC MSS C-B 444)

Type:

graphic
Pictorial lettersheets.
Lithographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
print
4 prints on 3 sheets : lithographs, b&w ; sheets folded to 22 x 27 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1939.007--PIC

Origin:

California

Related Item:

John McCrackan letters to his family : McCrackan, John.