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13. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET].

Hutching’s

[sic]

California Scenes. The California Indians.

[in

two blocks, lower right]:

C. Nahl del.

[in all blocks, lower left,

right, and center]:

Anthony & Baker Sc.

[below lower center

vignette, at right]:

Sun Print.

[below border]:

Entered...1854...

by James M. Hutchings...Orders, pre paid, addressed “Box H, Plac-

erville, El Dorado Co., Cal.”

[Eight scenes, clockwise, from

top]:

An Indian Fandango; Catching Grasshoppers; Grinding

Acorns, &c.; Cooking Food; Burning Their Dead; Mode of Trav-

eling; Gathering Seeds; Gathering Acorns.

Descriptive text

printed at center. Wood engraved, single sheet, blue laid

paper. A few pinholes and slight wear where formerly folded,

two minor stains.

Baird 105. One of the most popular letter sheets, with

illustrations by Charles Nahl.

($150-300)

14. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET].

Life

in The Mines

[below border]:

Lith. Britton & Rey San Francis-

co.

[4 scenes]: [1]

Slapjacks

(miner’s cooking pancakes); [2]

Rush for new Diggings

(long line of miners hitting the road for

new diggings); [3]

Tree’d

(man high in a tree pursued by

bear); [4]

Nooning

(miners cooking over an open fire in front

of a tent). Lithograph, single sheet, on grey wove paper. Fine.

Baird 133.

($200-400)

15. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET].

The

Mining Business in Four Pictures.

[below border]:

Lith &

Published by Britton & Rey, corner of Montgomery & Commer-

cial Sts. S.F.

[upper right]

9

. [4 scenes]: [1]

Going in to It

(two miners entering the mining country); [2]

Making

Something

(two miners finding gold and leaping with joy);

[3]

Making Nothing

(two discouraged miners staring at an

empty hole); [4]

Going out of It

(two miners with knapsacks

hiking to a city). Lithograph, double sheet, white wove.

Light uniform browning, minor expert restoration to slight

splits at centerfold.

Baird 171. From the Britton & Rey numbered series.

($200-400)

16. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET].

Past

& Present of California.

[below border, at right]:

Lith. &

Pub. by Britton & Rey S. Francisco.

[number at upper right]:

Item 16