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Title
Across the continent: the Frank Leslie transcontinental excursion
Creator
Baker, Horace (1833-1918), American, engraver Leslie, Frank (1821-1880), publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
[1878]
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
Railroad with train rounding bend as Chinese workers look on; deep ravine with river and site of Sutter's Mill, Coloma, California at right.
Printed title (LC): Across the continent, the Frank Leslie transcontinental excursion, the excursion train rounding Cape Horn at the head of the great American canyon, with a view of the South Fork of the American River, where gold was first discovered in 1848. Printed (UR): [page] 128, April 27, 1878; (UC): Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper; (UR): April 27, 1878, [page] 129; (LL, within image): H. Baker, sc.; (LC, below title): From sketches by our special artists, see page 125.
Type
image
Format
Print on paper: engraving, hand colored 39.6 x 56.2 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf6000106f
BANC PIC 1963.002:0504--C
Subject
California, Northern
Chinese
Railroads
Vehicles