california gold rush

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...

Toy rolling pin. Description: Doll's rolling pin, wooden.

From the History Information Station:

This rolling pin is just like the real ones used by pioneer women in making pie crusts...

1853-1862

John Bigler became governor of California January 1852. Among his first actions was to urge rejection of treaties with California Indian tribes and proposed reservations. Instead of ratifying...

1861
1850

APPROXIMATE DATE: 1850 NOTES: This work has been in the collection for many years without formal accession records. Brought to light when included in the Oakes exh. Cream of CA

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

1856

NOTES: Arkelian, Marjorie. The Kahn Collection of Nineteenth-Century Paintings by Artists in California. TOM. 1975, p. 41. The 49ers. N.Y.: Time-Life Books, 1974 (reproduction).

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.

Captain Ned Wakeman
c.1851
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

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
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...

San Francisco Fire of 17 September 1850
1850

Arkelian, Marjorie. The Kahn Collection of Nineteenth-Century Paintings by Artists in California. TOM. 1975, p. 45. The 49ers. N.Y.: Time-Life Books, 1974 (reproductions). watercolor on paper...

1857

Photograph. Description: Town of Rough & Ready, 1857. Dikeman-Fippin house third from the right; middle ground structure later removed and a kitchen wing added; building in foreground with...

Photograph. Description: Ext. of Fippin home. Dimensions: 8 x 10 copy negs. & prints.

c.1853

Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes. Description:

a-g. woman

h-m. man

n-p. man and woman

q. 2 men

r. family -- man, woman and girl

History: from Sessions...

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