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[Actualities, San Francisco, California in 1855]
Charpin (active ca. 1855), French, artist
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1855]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Satirical scene in front of police station showing two policemen grabbing three women (including Chinese) by their hair or coats and dragging them along. Several other scenes take place around, including duel scene, man conversing with semi-nude(?) woman, etc. Various signs on building in background.
Printed title (UC): Croquis comiques pour les gents sérieux; (LC): Actualités, San Francisco en 1855. Printed (LL, within image): Charpin. Printed dialog caption (LC) stating that "Actualitiés" form a collection commenting on absurdities commited by legislature or by interpretations of law. Inscriptions in French.
Print on paper mounted on paper: lithograph 25.4 x 35.5 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0459--B
California, Northern
Frontier & pioneer life
Manners & customs
San Francisco (Calif.)

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