california gold rush

1862

This is a charcoal drawing on paper of Isaac Wallace Baker in a vintage frame. The image shows a portrait bust of a man in three quarter profile facing left. The man has chin length wavy hair...

c. 1855

Small wood and leather encased ambrotype. The leather has tooling in a floral pattern with two brass latches at the right side. Inside cover of the case is light red velvet. On the left side is...

19th century

Gold pans.  a):  sheet metal gold pan, rusted.  16" at rim, 10.75" at bottom.  b):  sheet metal gold pan, rusted.  15.625" rim, 10.5" at bottom...

Gold Greed Genocide
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Poster has brown borders on the left and right, triangular pattern borders on the top and bottom. Middle of the poster is a painting of Miners digging for gold. In the middle is a large hole in...

mid 20th century

A four page section removed from a sketchbook of Isaac Wallace Baker with six black and white photographs.

1853

Lettersheet,. Description: "The Miner's 10 Commandments" blue paper. (Info. from California Pictorial Letter sheets, 1849 - 1869. Publ. David Magee: S.F. 1967) p. 129 of Catalogue, No. 167...

n.d.

ARTIST BIRTH: 1826 ARTIST DEATH: 1898

Captain Ned Wakeman
c.1851
Portrait of Edward Washington McIlhany
1850

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1859 NOTES: Released for cons. to J. Rieniets sep, 1982. Retn'd sep, 1985. Great grandson of McIlhany came to photograph ptg. dec, 1974.

The Card Players
1882

Arkelian, Marjorie. The Kahn Collection of Nineteenth-Century Paintings by Artists in California. TOM. 1975, p. 71. (J. Nemeth,11/94) Per Grace Hudson Museum exhibit label: Rufus Wright, a genre...

View of the West Side of Montgomery Street, From Washington to Pacific
circa 1855

From Fardon's "San Francisco Album," published 1856, an extremely important work which was the first book of photographs published of any American city. Fardon was an early...

Grand Patent India-Rubber Air Line Railway to California
1849

Reproduced in _The 49ers_, Time-Life Books, N.Y., 1974.

July, 1853

APPROXIMATE DATE: JUL, 1853 NOTES: Reproduced in BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY, by Geo. Craven, Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1974. ARTIST BIRTH: 1810

c. 1853

event was July 11, 1851

1887
c.1850

Handbook Selection, 1984.

San Francisco in July, 1849
1891

Handbook Selection, 1984. There is extensive research material on this painting in the museum library.

1858
1850
The Way They Go to California
c. 1849

Handbook selection, 1984. One of a set of six.

12/13/53

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1853 NOTES: Found on a slip of paper when case opened: James D. Parker, born Jan 17, 1820 in New Bedford Mass. This daguerreotype was taken for him...Dec 13, 1853. Robert Vance...

 (Two Miners with Gold Nugget Stick Pins)
c.1853

In unusual, metal-trimmed case made for carrying while travelling.

1862

from accession sheet: "The 48-page article we have "Voyage en Californie" by L. Simonin, appears to be one part of one semiannual issue of the periodical which Bancroft library has one year of (...

1862

from accession sheet: "The 48-page article we have "Voyage en Californie" by L. Simonin, appears to be one part of one semiannual issue of the periodical which Bancroft library...

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