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San Francisco [California], 1849
Firks, Henry (active ca. 1850), artist Sinclair, Thomas S. (active ca. 1849-ca. 1853), lithographer Jones, W. H. (active ca. 1849), American, publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
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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City and harbor looking from Rincon Point towards Telegraph Hill. Clustered buildings at left with US flag in center (Portsmouth Square). Signs on buildings in foreground read "Sherman & Ruckel," "P.M.S.S. Co.," and "S.H. Williams & Co." Ships in bay, one on fire (names identified in legend); Yerba Buena Island at right. Several tents among buildings and small military camp in right foreground.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): On stone by [TBB?]otson; (LC, below title): Drawn on the spot by Henry Firks, for W.H. Jones, esq. of San Francisco [publisher?]; (LR): T. Sinclairs Lith., 101 Chestnut St., Phila[delphia]. Printed legend. For variant see 1963.002:0551--E.
Print on paper: lithograph, color 42.5 x 85.5 cm., visible image
BANC PIC 1963.002:1493--FR
Business enterprises
California, Northern
San Francisco (Calif.)

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