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Title
[San Francisco harbor, California]
Creator
Armstrong, Thomas (1818-1861), British, artist (attributed to)
Date Created and/or Issued
1849
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
View looking from Nob Hill area toward Yerba Buena harbor with small house in foreground and buildings clustered near shore; numerous ships in harbor; East Bay hills in distance.
Supplied title. Handwritten (LL): To Julia/Much love from Tom; (LR): San Francisco Harbor, April 1849. Handwritten (on support): Gift of Mrs. Forbes/1910; (labels on verso): San Francisco 1849/American watercolor/found in attic/Marble-head Mass[achusetts].
Type
image
Format
Painting on paper: watercolor and pencil 15.6 x 22.7 cm., visible image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf1t1nb4tp
BANC PIC 1963.002:1315--FR
Subject
Bays
Dwellings
Harbors
San Francisco (Calif.)
Settlements

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