Lot 39 of 420:
8 hand-colored California scenes  

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$300 - $500

Eight hand-colored scenes of California


Various places


[c. late 1800's]


8 hand-colored engravings and lithographs, matted. Various sizes, ranging from about 20x12 cm (8x4½") to 41x53 cm (16x21"), plus matting.

A collection of California related scenes, including pieces relating to Los Angeles, Yosemite Valley, Sacramento and other locales. Mostly hand-colored engravings; some from the pages of Harper's Weekly and similar magazines of the day, others are plates from various volumes, etc. Titles include: "The City of Los Angeles, California," "Sketches of Southern California," "On the way to Yosemite Valley," "Native Californians Lassoing a Bear," and others. A nice collection of hand-colored California scenes.

Lot Amendments

Mattings with occasional edgewear, corner bumps, etc.; all engravings appear to be very good or better, most near fine, with some toning and some with original folds; not examined outside of matting.

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