1853 Crossing The Plains Illustrated Lettersheet Wagon Train to California Indians Buffalo
13 vignettes on 1 sheet, which are titled Emigrant Train Passing Wind River Mountains, Indians Chasing Buffaloes, Scotts Bluffs , First Night on the Plains, Scene on the Desert; Driving Stock Across the Plains, Sioux Indians, Court House Rock, Chimney Rock, Laramie Peak, California Indians, Ash Hollow, Devils Gate, Castle Rock. Published by Barber & Baker, Sacramento. George Holbrook Baker was a Forty-Niner who worked in mining camps before becoming a Sacramento merchant, a successful newspaper artist and San Francisco lithographer.Sheet measures 8 7/8 X 11 7/8 inches with crease folds,light stain,toning. Good Condition.
1855 Petaluma Sonoma California Gold Rush Lettersheet Rancho Arroyo De San Antonio
8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inch Petaluma Sonoma California Gold Rush Letter Sheet , printed by Britton & Rey San Francisco.. Wear at left edge. Folder style with (No Letter) blank sheet attached (1 1/2 X 2 3/4 inch paper loss at back blank side of sheet). Light spot toning and wrinkle folds. Office of Rancho Arroyo De San Antonio J.F. Stuart October 1855 at lower center of town view. 1 inch and 1/2 inch tears,lower center folds edge.