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Title
Yerba Buena (Now San Francisco) in the Spring of 1837
Creator
Vioget, Jean Jacques, 1797-1855
Contributor
Britton & Rey
Date Created and/or Issued
1867
Publication Information
S[an] F[rancisco] : Britton & Rey
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2001-0024.
View of site of San Francisco (formerly called Yerba Buena) from across the bay. At left is a trading schooner of Jacob P. Leese. The houses of William Richardson and Leese, the only two structures in Yerba Buena at the time, are directly above the prow of the ship's boat. Five men are in a rowboat at left; two large three-masted sailing ships are in the bay at right; other ships in the distance. Text below the print (left): Lith of Britton & Rey, S.F.; (right) From a drawing by John J. Vioget. Text below the title: Entered according to Act of Congress, on the 31st of July, 1867, by J.J. DuPrat, in the Clerk's Office of the district Court of the United States, for the District of California.
Negative, no. 28,486 (4 x 5 in.) color transparency; similar b/w print, accession no. 2006-0236, filed in Prints-F-Map: San Francisco 1837; photograph in the Photograph File under "San Francisco: 1835-1848" made from a loaned negative.
Type
image
Format
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 print : lithograph, hand col. ; 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001380749CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-4006
Language
English
Subject
Vessels--California--San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Prints
Lithographs
Place
California
San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)

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