Creator Nationality

American

Creator Life Dates

1809-1883

Creation Date

1860

Description

In the background, rows of simple houses fade into a small mountrain in the distance. To the left is a large body of water full of sail boats. The middleground and foreground contrain grassy hills with tents and campfires of working class people. Some of the people have animals and seem to be are moving towards the city.

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Provenance

From a sketch by George W. Casilear (1811-1893); after lithograph: "The Port of San Francisco," ca. 1852

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

8.5 x 5.25, 9 x 5.8 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.05

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