16. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET]. Past & Present of California. [below border, at right]: Lith. & Pub. by Britton & Rey S. Francisco. [number at upper right]: 11. Elephant at top, two ships in large circles at center loading and docking, surrounded by vignettes of mining and life in California. Lithograph, single sheet, white wove. Backed with Japanese tissue, a few repairs and minor voids at corners.
Baird 193. From the Britton & Rey numbered series. A complex and creative composition, especially desirable with the elephant at the top. ($250-500)
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