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Title
Wellingtonia Gigantea [redwood]: standing on the head waters of the Stanislaus & San Antoine Rivers in Calaveras County, California
Creator
Lapham, Joseph M. (active 1852-1860), American, artist Day & Son (active ca. 1850), British, lithographer Needham, J., lithographer
Date Created and/or Issued
[185-]
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
Giant redwood standing in clearing; tent, Indians with bows and papoose, and western couple in foreground. Detail of pine cone below main image.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): From nature by J.M. Lapham, J. Needham, lith.; (LR): Day & Son, lith[ographe]rs to the Queen; (LR): Diameter 31 feet at the base, height 290 feet, estimated age 3000 years; (LC, below title): Introduced to England by messrs. Veitch & Son of Exeter, and of the Exotic Nursery, Kings Road, Chelsea, through their collector Mr. W[illia]m Lobb. For variants see 1963.002:0375--C and 1963.002.1420--C.
Type
image
Format
Print on paper: lithograph, color 63.5 x 46 cm., dome top
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf2p30075n
BANC PIC 1963.002:0374--D
Subject
California, Northern
Nature
Plants